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Rhegius, Urbanus (1489-1541), Ernestus Regius
Opera Urbani Regii
Montanus & Neuber, Noriberage [Nuremberg], 1562. Quarto in Sixes. This is the first and most significant edition of Rhegius' collected works. He was a student of John Eck and had become a celebrated court preacher in Augsburg. Initially, he agreed only with Luther's attack on indulgences though he limited this view to his circle of friends; however, he became convinced of Luther's views by 1525. He became Luther's major link to the Saxon theologians and a key figure in the Augsburg Confession and agreeing to have it submitted to Charles V. His correspondence with Melanchthon on taking a conciliatory stance led to the latter's meeting with Martin Bucer on August 22, 1530 resulted in the relative peace among competing voices in the early German Reformation. Once he had those letters of compromise sent to Luther, he met with Luther personally for the first time which he recalled "as the happiest day of his life". He also publicly praised Luther as a theologian without equal in any age (Liebmann, Maximillian). He soon became a key figure in both the territorial and the urban Reformation of northern Germany. He was perhaps the most moderating figure in the Lutheran movement though central to his thought was a pure gospel exclusive of the Catholic sacramental system. His catechisms, homiletical handbooks, and other theological works clarifies his developing thought. He rejected the 1533 plea of Pope Clement VII for a council since he did not believe it would be free of Rome's influence if it were held outside Germany. He did not wish to make the issue of transubstantiation a majo … [Klicken Sie unten für eine ausführliche Beschreibung]
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