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Bader, Augustin
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(died Mar 30, 1530, Stuttgart). The Augsburg weaver Bader, who was released from a brief imprisonment in 1527 following his tactical revocation of his anabaptist beliefs and who fled from Augsburg in 1528, prolonged the unfulfilled eschatological predictions of H. Hut from 1528 onward by means of his own isionary conception. With only a few followers, he expected the rule of the Turks in 1530 and thereafter a spiritualistically conceived 1000-year empire based on a community of goods, under his newborn son as Messiah. S…

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Leppin, Volker, “Bader, Augustin”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 28 February 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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