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Lang, Johann
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(1486/1488, Erfurt – Apr 2, 1548, Erfurt). From 1500, Lang studied in his home town (B.A. 1503), where he joined the Augustinian Hermits in 1505/1506 and was ordained priest in 1508. With like-minded Luther, he was transferred to Wittenberg in 1551 (M.A. 1512, Bacc. biblicus 1515). From 1512 to 1516, he was professor of ethics. Having been recalled to Erfurt in 1516, Lang became prior and continued his studies of theology (Bacc. sententiarus 1516, Lic. theol. 1517, Dr. theol. 1519). He belonged to the…

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Scheible, Heinz, “Lang, Johann”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 19 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_12640>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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