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(Lat., ‘the Zurich Agreement’).

The formula of faith agreed upon in 1549 by the representatives of Protestants of French and German Switzerland. They were primarily concerned to set forth a doctrine of the Eucharist which conformed with Calvinist principles and was free from the objections which the Zwinglians felt to consubstantiation.

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — Christianity.

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