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Jud, Leo
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(Judae; 1482, Gémar – Jun 19, 1542, Zürich), was an important collaborator with Zwingli and H. Bullinger in the beginning period of the Zürich Reformation. Born in Alsace and reared in Schlettstadt in the spirit of the devotio moderna , Jud met Zwingli when they both were studying in Basel. After receiving the Master's degree, he worked as a humanist and Bible-oriented priest in St. Hippolytus in Alsace. Thence, he followed Zwingli as parish priest in Swiss Einsiedeln. Subsequently, in close collaboration with Zwingli, Jud consolidated Zwingli's program of…

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Wyss, Karl-Heinz, “Jud, Leo”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 11 May 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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