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Münster, Sebastian
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(Jan 20, 1488, Niederingelheim am Rhein – May 26, 1552, Basel), was received into the Franciscan order c. 1505, and in 1512 was ordained priest. He taught philosophy in Tübingen (1514–1518) and Basel (1518–1520). In 1520 he published a German translation of Luther's sermon on the Decalogue. In 1524 he was called to teach Hebrew at Heidelberg University. In 1529 he left his order, then worked until his death at Basel University (1547/1558 rector) as a Hebraist, professor of Old Tes…

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Raeder, Siegfried, “Münster, Sebastian”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 20 August 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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