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Lux Hobelmacher (Zimmermann), a citizen of Strasbourg, was a member of the Anabaptist congregation there, in whose house meetings were held. In 1528-1529 he was cross-examined several times, once on the rack; he was to confess that "they have the women in common," but he firmly denied the charge.


Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: II, 319.

Zeitschrift für historische Theologie (1860): 36, 48.

Date Published 1956

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