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Elsa Kuntz (Cuntz), an [[Anabaptism|Anabaptist]] martyr, was put to death at [[Reinhardsbrunn (Thuringia, Germany)|Reinhardsbrunn]] near [[Gotha (Thuringia, Germany)|Gotha]], [[Germany|Germany]], with five companions on 18 January 1530 because she refused to recant. The execution attracted much attention. [[Melanchthon, Philipp (1497-1560)|Melanchthon]] tried to defend her, and [[Menius, Justus (1499-1558)|Justus Menius]] in this connection published his book, <em>Der Widdertauffer lere </em>(1530), with a foreword by [[Luther, Martin (1483-1546)|Luther]], in which he takes a position of opposition to the Anabaptists (see [[Kolb, Andreas and Katharina (d. 1530)|Kolb, Andreas and Katharina]]).
 
Elsa Kuntz (Cuntz), an [[Anabaptism|Anabaptist]] martyr, was put to death at [[Reinhardsbrunn (Thuringia, Germany)|Reinhardsbrunn]] near [[Gotha (Thuringia, Germany)|Gotha]], [[Germany|Germany]], with five companions on 18 January 1530 because she refused to recant. The execution attracted much attention. [[Melanchthon, Philipp (1497-1560)|Melanchthon]] tried to defend her, and [[Menius, Justus (1499-1558)|Justus Menius]] in this connection published his book, <em>Der Widdertauffer lere </em>(1530), with a foreword by [[Luther, Martin (1483-1546)|Luther]], in which he takes a position of opposition to the Anabaptists (see [[Kolb, Andreas and Katharina (d. 1530)|Kolb, Andreas and Katharina]]).
 
 
 
= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. <em>Mennonitisches Lexikon</em>. Frankfurt &amp; Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: v. II, 587.
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Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. ''Mennonitisches Lexikon'', 4 vols. Frankfurt &amp; Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. II, 587.
 
 
 
 
 
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Elsa Kuntz (Cuntz), an Anabaptist martyr, was put to death at Reinhardsbrunn near Gotha, Germany, with five companions on 18 January 1530 because she refused to recant. The execution attracted much attention. Melanchthon tried to defend her, and Justus Menius in this connection published his book, Der Widdertauffer lere (1530), with a foreword by Luther, in which he takes a position of opposition to the Anabaptists (see Kolb, Andreas and Katharina).

Bibliography

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. II, 587.


Author(s) Christian Hege
Date Published 1958


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Hege, Christian. "Kuntz, Elsa (d. 1530)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1958. Web. 15 Dec 2019. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Kuntz,_Elsa_(d._1530)&oldid=145665.

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Hege, Christian. (1958). Kuntz, Elsa (d. 1530). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 15 December 2019, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Kuntz,_Elsa_(d._1530)&oldid=145665.




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