Category Archives: Church History

Rehabilitating Tetzel

There’s a very informative interview right here and its subject is Johannes Tetzel. „Wenn die Münze im Kasten klingt, die Seele in den Himmel springt“ – Dieser berühmte Slogan wird heute dem findigen Dominikanermönchen Johann Tetzel zugeschrieben. Er gilt als … Continue reading

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Today With Zwingli

Three works were published by Zwingli on April 27- Eine Antwort, Valentin Compar gegeben, 27. April 1525 Auszug aus des H. von H. Brief, 27. April 1531 Auszug aus dem Brief von dem S. v. H., 27. April 1531 The … Continue reading

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Restoring Luther’s Pulpit

„Du bist allein mein Herr und Meister, ich bin dein Schüler. Das und viel mehr wäre von dem Evangelio zu sagen, aber ich bin zu schwach, wir wollens hierbei Bleibenlassen.“ Mit diesen Worten schloss Martin Luther (1483-1546) seine letzte Predigt … Continue reading

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The Next Issue of Christian History Magazine

The peasants revolt, the priests marry the nuns, “heretics” are killed, and a philandering king disposes of his wives and sets the stage for the birth of the Church of England. All that and more in the next issue of … Continue reading

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Defeated Lutherans

The Lutherans were defeated at… …the disaster of Muehlberg on the Elbe, where Charles V. defeated the Smalcaldian League of the Lutheran princes, April 24, 1547. Luther was spared the humiliation. The victorious emperor stood on his grave at Wittenberg, … Continue reading

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Mapping the Martyrs

This is a right fun site! Mapping the Martyrs is designed as a resource for the study of persecution and martyrdom in the early centuries of Christianity. In the past, a common belief was that early Christians were subjected to … Continue reading

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The Expulsion of Calvin and Farel From Geneva

On Easter Sunday, April 21, Calvin … ascended the pulpit of St. Peter’s; Farel, the pulpit of St. Gervais. They preached before large audiences, but declared that they could not administer the communion to the rebellious city, lest the sacrament … Continue reading

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