Olevian, Caspar (1536-1587)

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Caspar Olevian (1536-1587), Reformed theologian in Germany active as Calvinist leader, at Heidelberg 1560-1576, at Berlenburg 1576-1584, and at Herborn 1584-1587. He was coauthor of the Heidelberg Catechism (1563), and active in the introduction of Reformed doctrine, polity, and discipline in the Palatinate and Wittgenstein.

Author(s) Harold S Bender
Date Published 1959

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Bender, Harold S. "Olevian, Caspar (1536-1587)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 26 Feb 2020. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Olevian,_Caspar_(1536-1587)&oldid=128093.

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Bender, Harold S. (1959). Olevian, Caspar (1536-1587). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 26 February 2020, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Olevian,_Caspar_(1536-1587)&oldid=128093.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 1113. All rights reserved.

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