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Peter Ehrenpreis of Illingen, Württemberg, son of the former Schultheiss Wolf Ehrenpreis, was won for Anabaptism ca. 1583, went to Moravia when he was baptized, returned, relapsed for a time, then returned to his faith, and finally moved with his family to Moravia in 1596. His unusually fine life and spirit made a powerful impression upon the community. The Illingen pastor Huttenloch reported in 1596 to the Abbot of Maulbronn that "he is held in higher favor by a large part of the community than all the evangelical preachers." "Like all Anabaptists he leads a quiet, honorable, and blameless life." A certain George Augsburger is reported to have said, "If any man is saved, he will be. And I could wish no better heaven than the one Peter will be in."


Bibliography

Bossert, Gustav. Quellen zur Geschichte der Täufer, I. Band: Herzogtum Württemberg. Quellen und Forschungen zur Reformationsgeschichte XIII. Band. Leipzig: M. Heinsius, 1930: passim.



Author(s) Harold S Bender
Date Published 1959


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Bender, Harold S. "Ehrenpreis, Peter (16th century)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 20 Sep 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Ehrenpreis,_Peter_(16th_century)&oldid=63595.

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Bender, Harold S. (1959). Ehrenpreis, Peter (16th century). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 September 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Ehrenpreis,_Peter_(16th_century)&oldid=63595.




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