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Johannes Oecolampadius

Johannes Oecolampadius occupied an important place in the Reformation at the intersection of northern humanism, Protestant theology, and the Reformed tradition. As a young humanist, he was an expert in the biblical languages and a colleague with the most prominent … Continue reading

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Religious Colloquies in Hagenau, Worms, and Regensburg

Religious division continued to plague Charles’ empire, but the threat of the Turkish armies on the eastern border of his lands forced him to act. He could not wait for the long expected council to convene and resolve the differences. … Continue reading

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