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Slüter, Joachim
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(1490, Dömitz an der Elbe – May 19, 1532, Rostock). After studying in Rostock, he was appointed chaplain at Sankt Petri there in 1523; his Protestant preaching attracted large crowds. He drafted theses for a disputation in 1525, but the council disallowed it. The episcopal vicar succeeded in having him expelled from Rostock for a short time, but he returned in 1526. With his hymnal, catechism, and prayer book in Low German, he became the voice of the Reformation in Mecklenburg. Wi…

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Holze, Heinrich, “Slüter, Joachim”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 21 June 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_025593>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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