Category Archives: Zwingli

‘Mein Zwingli’

Wie viel Zwingli steckt heute noch in unseren Köpfen? Das neue UZH Magazin beleuchtet anlässlich des 500-Jahre-Jubiläums die Reformation und ihre Folgen. UZH News hat zudem bei Studierenden nachgefragt, welches Bild von Zwingli sie heute haben. And more. And be … Continue reading

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New Acquisitions At the Kessler Collection

A commentary by Zwingli on Isaiah and Jeremiah: A Zwingli tract: Luther’s ‘On the Freedom of the Christian’:

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If You Attend the 16th Century Society Conference…

Come along and hear my paper titled Huldrych Zwingli: His Path to Reformation Martin Luther is generally seen to be the ‘inventor’ of the Reformation. In this paper I will suggest that Zwingli actually turned, slowly at first and then … Continue reading

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Causing Offense

What clearly affects the divine truth, as the belief and commandments of God, no one shall yield, whether one is offended or not. — Huldrych Zwingli

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Today With Zwingli: Die erste kurze Antwort über Ecks sieben Schlußreden

Huldrych Zwingli published his little 19 page Flugschrift Die erste kurze Antwort über Ecks sieben Schlußreden on 21 May, 1526.  Zwingli also addressed it to the Confederation (so that all the Cantons which had embraced Reform would know how Eck should … Continue reading

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The Opening of the Baden Disputation

The disputation was opened in the Catholic city of Baden, in Aargau, May 21, 1526, and lasted eighteen days, till the 8th of June. The cantons and four bishops sent deputies, and many foreign divines were present. The Protestants were … Continue reading

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The ‘Prophezei’ in the Heart of Wittenberg

I love this story. Vom 20. Mai bis am 10. September 2017 präsentieren sich etwa 80 Aussteller aus Kirche, Politik, Kultur, Wirtschaft und Zivilgesellschaft mit einem unterhaltsamen Angebot in den Wallanlagen der mittelalterlichen Stadt Wittenberg. Der Schweizer Pavillon, angesiedelt im … Continue reading

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Zwingli for Zurich

«Huldrych Zwingli soll die Kirche wieder zu den Menschen bringen» Die evangelisch-reformierte Kirche des Kantons Zürich hat offiziell die Feierlichkeiten für das 500-Jahr-Jubiläum der Reformation eingeläutet. Schirmherr der Festivitäten ist Kirchenratspräsident Michel Müller. Der 53-jährige sieht das Jubiläum auch als … Continue reading

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Calvin on the Schismatics and their Insulting Words About Zwingli and Oecolampadius

Melanchthon showed Calvin an anti-Zwingli anti-Oecolampadius pamphlet written by a schismatic and Calvin remarked What good purpose could it serve to assault the Zwinglians every third line, and to attack Zwingli himself in such an unmannerly style?   And not … Continue reading

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Zwingli’s Road to Reformer

«Humanismus und Schlachtfelder: Zwinglis Entwicklung zum Reformator.» Uoli Zwingli war schon als noch nicht Fünfjähriger seinen Eltern als offenbar hochbegabtes Kind aufgefallen. Sie schickten ihn zum Onkel nach Weesen in die Schule, denn der war dort Pfarrer. Da blieb Zwingli … Continue reading

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Fun Facts From Church History: The Church Which Hosted Zwingli in Glarus…

… Was burnt in the conflagration which well-nigh destroyed the town on Friday, May 10, 1861, and upon its site is a building containing the Law Courts, the Public Library, and a small museum. Bet ya didn’t know that, did … Continue reading

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Today With Zwingli: The Zurich Marriage Ordinance of 1525

Another important piece of internal regulation, viz., relative to marriage and divorce, inspired and formulated by Zwingli, was passed by the Councils on May 10, 1525. Briefly, marriages were usually to be public, in churches, and with the consent of … Continue reading

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Fun Facts From Church History: Zwingli’s ‘Zurich German’ Wasn’t Widely Understood

The dialect the good people of Zurich spoke was, and is, in many respects, quite unique (even now).  Luther had problems with it and so did The Landgrave of Marburg. Consequently, on May 7, 1529, [Zwingli wrote the Landgrave in the lead-up … Continue reading

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Zwingli in the Arts – #ICYMI

Daniel Lienhard- an artist in Zurich- has drawn these wondrous pieces of art.  The first four show that Luther and Zwingli had far more in common than usually discussed and the last two are just for fun: Use of these … Continue reading

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The Zurich Antistes: Because You Want To See Them

So here they are:

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Do Yourself A Favor…

Get the only commentary on the Bible that’s Zwingli approved.  Which one is that, you ask?  This one.

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Zwingli and Work and Play

The May installment of Schattenwurf Zwingli is out. Ich arbeite, also bin ich. Dieser Satz ist in die DNA der Schweizer Seele seit Geburt eingeschrieben. Jeder Tag im Jahr ist ein Tag der Arbeit, und die Nacht noch dazu. Arbeit … Continue reading

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Luther: On Love of the Bible- Or, How a Theologian is Made

Once when he was a young man he [Martin Luther] happened upon a Bible. In it he read by chance the story about Samuel’s mother in the Books of the Kings. The book pleased him immensely, and he thought that … Continue reading

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Die Anliegen des Schweizer Reformators Huldrych Zwingli – Wie weit werden sie heute noch ernst genommen?

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