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Johannes Bugenhagen
b. June 24, 1485 – d. April 20, 1558 • Protestant • Protestant Reformer
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Bugenhagen, Johann
Bugenhagen, Johann (1485–1558), ‘Pomeranus’, *Lutheran theologian. In early life he was a *Premonstratensian canon of Treptow (in Pomerania), where he was appointed rector of the city school in 1504. After his marriage in 1522, M. *Luther secured his appointment as pastor in *Wittenberg in 1523, and
The Lutheran Cyclopedia
Bugenhagen, Johannes
Bugenhagen, Johannes, called Pomeranus, was b. at Wollin in Pomerania, June 24, 1485. Of his parents and early childhood very little is known. His father Gert, of an ancient noble family, was member of the city council, his mother a pious woman; a brother Gerhard and a sister Catherine are occasionally
Ecclesiastical Dictionary: Containing, in Concise Form, Information upon Ecclesiastical, Biblical, Archæological, and Historical Subjects
Bugenhagen, John
Bugenhagen (John).—Protestant minister, born at Wollin (Pomerania) in 1485, died at Wittemberg in 1558. At first, priest and adversary of Luther, he became his follower and one of his missionaries, taught theology at Wittemberg, and made himself known by his oratorical talent, which contributed a good
The Westminster Dictionary of Theologians
Bugenhagen, Johann
Bugenhagen, Johann (1485–1558). German Lutheran theologian who was a member of the intimate circle of Reformers in Wittenberg. He received his higher education at the University of Greifswald, where he became familiar with humanism (1502–4). He was inspired by ⇒Erasmus to devote himself to biblical studies.
Dictionary of Luther and the Lutheran Traditions
Bugenhagen, Johannes
Bugenhagen, JohannesAs pastor, superintendent, and professor in Wittenberg, Johannes Bugenhagen (1485–1558) was author of pastoral writings, biblical commentaries, and Evangelical church orders. Sometimes called the “organizer of the Reformation” or the “apostle to the north,” Bugenhagen was born in
Who’s Who in Christian History
Bugenhagen, Johann
Bugenhagen, Johann (1485–1558)Early German ReformerBorn near Stettin in Pomerania, Bugenhagen was ordained a priest and became a pastor at Treptow in 1504 after completing studies at the University of Greifswald. Appointed lecturer at the abbey school at Belbuk in 1517, he was influenced by the writings