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Wittenberg Concord
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[German Version]

The debate over the Lord’s Supper (Eucharist: II, 3) between Luther, Zwingli, and others weakened the political influence of German Protestantism. Beginning with the Marburg Colloquy (Disputations, Religious) in 1529, therefore, there were efforts to reach an understanding. Among the theologians, M. Bucer played a leading role. The introduction of the Reformation in Württemberg required an accommodation between Lutheran theology and the South German theology that had been developed in the imperial cities of southern Germany. On Oct …

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Müller, Gerhard, “Wittenberg Concord”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 02 December 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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