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Entfelder, Christian
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(died after 1547). From 1526 to 1528, he was the preacher of an anabaptist congrega-tion (Anabaptists) in Eibenschütz (Bohemia). From 1529 he worked in Strassburg, where he had contact with H. Bünderlin and K. v. Schwenckfeld. Realizing that anabaptism was coming under threat, he clearly distanced himself from the movement. No later than 1536, he became adviser to Albert of Prussia in Königsberg. After 1547, no mention of him is found in the sources. Late medieval mysticism and H. Denck heavily influenced Entfelder's spiritualistic theology: God reveals him…

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Leppin, Volker, “Entfelder, Christian”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 16 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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