BUCER, Martin


BUCER, Martin
(1491-1551)
   German DOMINICAN who became a follower of LUTHER and a leader of the PROTESTANT REFORMATION in Switzerland before becoming professor of Theology at Cambridge, England, in 1549. His THEOLOGY of the EUCHARIST mediated between that of LUTHER and ZWINGLI.

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  • Martin Bucer — Nacimiento 11 de noviembre …   Wikipedia Español


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