Kaspar von Schwenckfeld

Movement Radical Reformation
Born Silesia, 1489
Died Ulm, 1561
Significance Schwenckfeld was a German diplomat and radical spiritualist reformer. His emphasis on the experiential aspects of Christianity led him to reject ìexternal practicesî such as baptism and the Eucharist. After being exiled from his homeland in Silesia and from Stasbourg, he settled in Ulm where he died on December 10, 1561.
Critiques of Schwenckfeld Kaspar the Centimanus
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