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Marbeck, Pilgram
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(c. 1495, Rattenberg, Tyrol – 1556, Augsburg). In his home town Marbeck was given in 1525 the office of Bergrichter (mountain magistrate). He resisted the unreasonable request to use this function to put an end to Anabaptist activity. He gave up his office after the execution of the Anabaptist preacher Leonhard Schiemer in 1528, and was probably baptized himself in Krumau (Bohemia). In 1528 he was granted citizenship of Strasbourg. With his mystical theology of suffering discipleship leading through…

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Leppin, Volker, “Marbeck, Pilgram”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_13550>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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