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Reformed Colleges in Germany
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One of the central demands of the Wittenberg and Swiss Reformation was thorough theological education of all future clergy. In Lutheran territories, Reformed theological faculties in the existing universities served this function, but initially in Reformed territories such institutions were largely lacking. Only three existing comprehensive universities intermittently offered Reformed instruction: Heidelberg from 1559 to 1578 and from 1583 to 1662, Marburg between 1605 and 1624 and again after 1653, Frank…

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Köpf, Ulrich, “Reformed Colleges in Germany”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 23 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_024868>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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