Johannes Eberlin

(c. 1468—1533)

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Reformation polemical writer. A Bavarian Franciscan, he encountered the writings of M. Luther in 1520 and in 1521 he published fifteen pamphlets; the radical social ideas in some of these contributed to the discontent which was to be manifested in the Peasants' War. After 1522, he became more moderate.

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

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