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Birth of Urbanus Rhegius

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Urbanus Rhegius

Called the “bishop of Lower Saxony” by Luther, Urbanus Rhegius served as an evangelical preacher in Augsburg after the start of the Reformation and finished the remainder of his career as superintendent and reformer in the Saxon duchy of Lüneberg. … Continue reading

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“Prelude on the Babylonian Captivity of the Church”

At the end of his German treatise, Address to the Christian Nobility (An den christlichen Adel deutscher Nation), Luther dropped a hint of what was coming next: “I know another little song about Rome and the Romanists. If their ears … Continue reading

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