Hackfurt, Lukas (16th century)

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Lukas Hackfurt (Lux Bathodius, Latin), an upper-class citizen of Strasbourg, a civil custodian of alms, was a respected member of the Anabaptist group in the Reformation period. His name recurs frequently in the records of council proceedings concerning the earliest Anabaptist movement in Strasbourg. He was apparently a strong supporter of the group and of pronounced influence on its leadership until he recanted in 1531.


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Author(s) Christian Neff
Date Published 1956

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Neff, Christian. "Hackfurt, Lukas (16th century)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 21 Apr 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Hackfurt,_Lukas_(16th_century)&oldid=95029.

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Neff, Christian. (1956). Hackfurt, Lukas (16th century). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 21 April 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Hackfurt,_Lukas_(16th_century)&oldid=95029.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 619. All rights reserved.

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