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Published: 26 May 2011

252 Pages


ISBN: 9780199753994

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Karlstadt and the Origins of the Eucharistic Controversy

A Study of the Circulation of Ideas

Amy Nelson Burnett

Oxford Studies in Historical Theology

  • A new look at the Reformation debate over the Lord's Supper, written from a historical rather than a confessional/theological perspective
  • Demonstrates the impact of late medieval heresy on views of the Lord's Supper in the early Reformation
  • Re-evaluates the significance of Andreas Bodenstein von Karlstadt for the early Reformation
  • Focuses on the reception of evangelical ideas outside of the main centers of Wittenberg and Zurich
  • Clearly explains the varying interpretations of the Lord's Supper that developed within the evangelical movement through 1525

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