Heinrich Bullinger
b. July 18, 1504 – d. September 17, 1575 • Protestant • Protestant Reformer • Reformed • Theologian
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Bullinger, Heinrich
Bullinger, Heinrich (1504–75) Swiss Reformer. Born in Bremgarten in the Swiss canton of Aarau, he was educated at the monastic school in Emmerich, near Nijmegen, where he came under the influence of the *devotio moderna, and then at the University of Cologne. About 1520, hearing about M. *Luther’s theology
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Bullinger, Heinrich
Bullinger, Heinrich (1504–1575)Swiss-German Protestant reformer, chief pastor of the Zurich church from Zwingli’s death (1531) until the end of his life. Bullinger wrote more than one hundred published titles on exegetical, theological, historical, and ecclesiastical subjects, some of which went through
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Bullinger, Heinrich (1504–75)
Bullinger, Heinrich (1504–75)Heinrich Bullinger, the leader of the reformation in Zurich after the death of *Ulrich Zwingli, was born in 1504 in Bremgarten (Aargau). While attending the University of Cologne from 1519 to 1522, his interest in theology was aroused by the burning of Lutheran books in
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Bullinger, Heinrich
Bullinger, Heinrich(1504–75). Swiss religious leader. Heinrich Bullinger was born in Bremgarten, Switzerland, on July 18, 1504. He studied at the University of Cologne, where he became sympathetic to the Reformation, and he taught at a Cistercian school in Kappel, Switzerland, from 1523 to 1529. Bullinger
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Bullinger, Johann Heinrich
Bullinger, Johann Heinrich (1504–75). Swiss reformer educated at the school of the Brothers of the Common Life and at the University of Cologne, where he became familiar with the works of ⇒Erasmus, ⇒Melanchthon, and ⇒Luther. Upon his return to Switzerland in 1523, he joined the Reformation of ⇒Zwingli
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Bullinger, Heinrich
Bullinger, HeinrichHeinrich Bullinger (1504–1575) succeeded Zwingli as Cathedral preacher in Zurich in 1531. In effect, he consolidated the Swiss Reformation, building on Zwingli’s foundations. His writings were prolific, exceeding, it is claimed, even those of Luther and Calvin. He stressed the faithfulness
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Bullinger, Heinrich
Bullinger, Heinrich (1504–1575). A Swiss reformer who in 1531 succeeded Ulrich *Zwingli as the leader of the Reformation in Zurich, Bullinger had prepared himself theologically at the University of Cologne through intense work on the New Testament and early church fathers and had gained practical experience
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Bullinger, Heinrich
Bullinger, Heinrich (1504–1575). A leading Swiss Reformer who was appointed successor to Ulrich *Zwingli in 1531. He was the primary author of the First and Second *Helvetic Confession, and noted for seeking unity among Reformed leaders on the *Lord’s Supper. Reading the church fathers, *Luther and *Melanchthon
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Bullinger, Heinrich
Bullinger, HeinrichAs leader of the Zurich church after Ulrich Zwingli died, Heinrich Bullinger (1504–75) was one of the most important figures in sixteenth-century Protestantism. The Swiss reformer, a native of Bremgarten near Zurich, was an early admirer of Martin Luther and Philip Melanchthon. While
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Bullinger, Johann Heinrich
Bullinger, Johann Heinrich (1504–75). As successor to Zwingli in Zurich, Bullinger played a major role in the Protestant Reformation. He was the son of a parish priest. While studying theology at Cologne, he was stimulated through study of the early church fathers to fresh investigation of the Scriptures.
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Bullinger, Johann Heinrich (1504–75)
BULLINGER, JOHANN HEINRICH (1504–75)Born at Bremgarten, Switzerland, the son of the parish priest, Bullinger was educated at Emmerich, then Cologne, where he studied the Fathers, felt the impact of *Erasmus, *Luther and *Melanchthon, and commenced a direct investigation of the NT. Back in Switzerland
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Bullinger, Johann Heinrich
Bullinger, Johann Heinrich (1504–1575)Successor to the Protestant Reformation leader, Ulrich Zwingli, in Zurich (Switzerland)Born in the little Swiss village of Bremgarten, the illegitimate offspring of the parish priest, young Bullinger received a good education arranged for by his father. While attending