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Heerbrand, Jakob
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(Aug 12, 1521, Giengen/Brenz – May 22, 1600, Tübingen), studied philosophy and theology in Wittenberg (1538–1543, with Luther and Melanchthon, among others), became dean in Tübingen (1543), was removed from office (1548; Augsburg Interim), became pastor and superintendent in Herrenberg and received the Dr.theol. (1551), was professor of theology in Tübingen (1557–1598), while also serving as superintendent after 1561, chancellor of the university (1590–1599), provost and ducal adviser. Heerbrand was a signatory to the Confessio Virtembergica (1551) and w…

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Beutel, Albrecht, “Heerbrand, Jakob”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 04 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_09423>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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