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Johannes Agricola
b. April 20, 1494 – d. September 22, 1566 • Protestant Reformer • Teacher
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Agricola, Johann
Agricola, Johann (c. 1494–1566), German Protestant reformer. A native of Eisleben, he studied theology under M. *Luther at *Wittenberg and in 1519 accompanied him to the *Leipzig Disputation. In 1523 he began to teach theology at Wittenberg. He moved to Eisleben in 1525. In 1527 his *antinomian views
The Lutheran Cyclopedia
Agricola, John
Agricola, John (German, Schneider), of Eisleben, born April 20, probably 1494, studied medicine at Leipzic (1509), came to Wittenberg (1515) studied theology under Luther’s influence, who was his spiritual father, and edited Luther’s sermons on the Lord’s Prayer (1518) carefully, though with additions
The Westminster Dictionary of Theologians
Agricola, Johann
Agricola, Johann (ca. 1494–1566). German theologian, first a student and then a colleague of ⇒Luther. When A. declared himself an antinomian, Luther disowned him. A. later recanted, and his apology was apparently accepted by most Lutherans, but not by Luther himself. He was also involved in the preparation
Dictionary of Luther and the Lutheran Traditions
Agricola, Johann
Agricola, JohannJohann Agricola (1494–1566) was a reformer, teacher in Eisleben, professor in Wittenberg, and court preacher and general superintendent in Berlin. Born Johann Schneider in Eisleben as the son of a master carver and hence often referred to as “Eisleben,” Agricola received his bachelor’s
Evangelical Dictionary of Theology
Agricola, Johann
Agricola, Johann (ca. 1494–1566). Theologian, pastor, and teacher, family name Schneider or Schnitter, born in Eisleben more than a decade after Martin Luther. Agricola went to Wittenberg in 1515 to study with Luther and remained there for ten years. He was with Luther when Luther posted his Ninety-Five
Who’s Who in Christian History
Agricola, Johann Schneider
AGRICOLA, JOHANN SCHNEIDER (1494–1566)German theologian and reformerBorn in Eisleben, Johann Schneider later took the name of Agricola. He studied under Martin Luther at Wittenberg, serving as his secretary at the Leipzig Disputation (1519). He adopted Luther’s reformational views and became a Protestant