Wissowatius, Andreas

Wissowatius, Andreas one of the most prominent Socinians, and grandson of F. Socinus, was born in 1608 at Philippovien, in Lithuania. For many years he was pastor of different Socinian congregations in Poland. He died in Holland in 1678. Of his sixty-two writings we mention, Religio Rationalis (1685): — Stimuli Virtutum Freni Peccator (Amsterdam, 1682). He edited the Bibliotheca Fratrum Polonorum, and the Raccovian Catechism. Leibnitz wrote against him a treatise on the Trinity. See Winer, Handbuch der theol. Lit. 1:308, 374, 485; Theologisches Universal lexikon, s.v. (B.P.)

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