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Johannes Geiler Von Kaysersberg (1445–1510)

David C. Steinmetz

in Reformers in the Wings

Second edition

Published in print March 2001 | ISBN: 9780195130485
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199869008 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195130480.003.0002
 Johannes Geiler Von Kaysersberg (1445–1510)

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Geiler von Kaysersberg was a famous preacher in the city of Strasbourg who lived in the period before Reformation. This chapter compares Geiler's theory of preaching, which linked preaching to the sacrament of penance, to the emerging Protestant theology of preaching, which linked it to Martin Luther's dynamic theology of the word.

Keywords: Kaysersberg; Luther; penance; preaching; Strasbourg

Chapter.  3097 words. 

Subjects: Christianity

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