Andreas Osiander
b. December 19, 1498 – d. October 17, 1552 • Church Reformer • Lutheran • Theologian
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Osiander, Andreas
Osiander, Andreas (1496/8–1552), Reformation theologian. Ordained priest in 1520, he joined the *Lutherans c. 1524 and took part in the *Marburg Colloquy of 1529 and the *Augsburg Diet of 1530. He collaborated with J. *Brenz and others in the Ansbach-Kulmbach-Nürnberg Church Order, adopted in 1533. In
The Dictionary of Historical Theology
Osiander, Andreas (c. 1496–1552)
Osiander, Andreas (c. 1496–1552)German theologian responsible, with Lazarus Spengler, for introducing Protestant reforms in the city of Nuremberg. Born in Gunzenhausen in Franconia, Osiander was educated at the University of Ingolstadt, where he was also influenced by Humanism. He learned Hebrew and
The Lutheran Cyclopedia
Osiander, Andrew
Osiander, Andrew, prominent theologian of the sixteenth century; the reformer of the city of Nuremberg; b. Dec. 19, 1498, at Gunzenhausen, in the margraviate of Ansbach. He was sent to school at Leipzig and Altenburg, and afterwards to the University of Ingolstadt, where he laid the foundation of his
Osiandrian Controversy
Osiandrian Controversy. Andreas Osiander (b. 1498), the Nuremberg pastor and reformer, recoiling from the exclusive emphasis laid on the forensic nature of justification, and holding that thereby the subjective element (which, however, is present in faith as the subjective condition) is overlooked, confounded
Ecclesiastical Dictionary: Containing, in Concise Form, Information upon Ecclesiastical, Biblical, Archæological, and Historical Subjects
Osiander (Andreas) (1498–1552).—Famous Protestant theologian, born near Nuremberg, was one of the first preachers of Luther’s doctrines, assisted at the colloquium of Marburg and at the Diet of Augsburg. But he was not in accord with Luther in everything and claimed that Jesus Christ has been mediator
The Westminster Dictionary of Theologians
Osiander, Andreas
Osiander, Andreas (1498–1552). Contemporary of ⇒Luther, whom he followed at first. O. succeeded in obtaining the conversion to Lutheranism of the grand master of the Teutonic Order, Albert of Brandenburg. Subsequently in the Colloquy of Marburg of 1529 he began to oppose the doctrines of Luther, which
Pocket Dictionary of the Reformed Tradition
Osiander, Andreas
Osiander, Andreas (1498–1552). A German Reformer from Nuremberg. Osiander was ordained as a priest in 1520 but joined the *Reformation efforts in 1522. He attended the *Marburg Colloquy (1529) in support of *Luther and was one signer of the *Augsburg Confession (1530). He was forced out of Nuremberg
Dictionary of Luther and the Lutheran Traditions
Osiander, Andreas
Osiander, AndreasA Lutheran pastor in Nuremberg and professor of theology in Königsberg, Andreas Osiander (1498–1552) was ordained in 1520 after studies at the University of Ingolstadt. He served as a tutor in Hebrew at an Augustinian friary in Nuremberg before being called as pastor in the same city
Evangelical Dictionary of Theology
Osiander, Andreas
Osiander, Andreas (1498–1552). A German theologian and reformer, follower of Martin Luther. Osiander was ordained a Catholic priest at Eichstätt in 1520. Within two years he embraced Lutheranism, attending the Marburg Colloquy of 1529 and the Augsburg Diet of 1530, and signing the Smalcald Articles of
New Dictionary of Theology: Historical and Systematic
Osiander, Andreas (1498–1552)
OSIANDER, ANDREAS (1498–1552)Osiander was born at Guzenhausen near Nuremberg, studied Hebrew at the University of Ingolstadt and became an able Hebraist. He was ordained in 1520, joined the *Augustinians and taught Hebrew in Nuremberg. He revised the Latin Vulgate in the light of the Hebrew (1522).
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Osiander, Andreas
Osiander, Andreas (1498–1552)German reformerBorn in Gunzenhausen, Osiander was a clever and able man, but he was also irascible and was constantly involved in personal and theological battles. Having studied at the University of Ingoldstadt, he was ordained to the priesthood in 1520 and taught Hebrew