Schwenkfelder
Schwenkfelder Schwenk"feld`er, Schwenkfeldian Schwenk"feld`i*an, n. A member of a religious sect founded by Kaspar von Schwenkfeld, a Silesian reformer who disagreed with Luther, especially on the deification of the body of Christ. [1913 Webster]

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  • Schwenkfelder — /shfengk fel deuhr, shvengk /, n. a member of a Protestant group that emigrated in 1734 from Germany and settled in Pennsylvania, where they organized the Schwenkfelder Church. [1780 90, Amer.; < G, after Kaspar von Schwenkfeld (1490 1561),… …   Universalium

  • schwenkfelder — ˈshfeŋkˌfeldə(r), ˈshve noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: German, from Kaspar Schwenkfeld died 1561 German Silesian nobleman and Protestant mystic + German er : a follower of Kaspar Schwenkfeld who advanced the cause of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Schwenkfelder — ∙Schwẹnk|fel|der, der; s, [zu: herumschwenken = herum , umherstreifen, wohl in scherzh. Anlehnung an den Namen des dt. reformatorischen Theologen u. Mystikers Kaspar von Schwenckfeld (1489 1561)]: (schwäb.) unsteter (a) Mensch; Herumtreiber,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • schwenkfelder — schwenk·feld·er …   English syllables

  • Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center — Infobox name= bodystyle= titlestyle= imagestyle= captionstyle= headerstyle= labelstyle= datastyle= belowstyle= title=Schwenkfelder Library Heritage Center header1= label1= Location data1= Pennsburg, Pennsylvania header2= label2= Incorporated… …   Wikipedia

  • Schwenkfelder Church — The Schwenkfelder Church is a small American Christian body rooted in the 16th century Protestant Reformation teachings of Caspar Schwenkfeld von Ossig (1489 1561).HistoryThough followers have held the teachings of Schwenkfeld since the 16th… …   Wikipedia

  • Schwenkfeldian — Schwenkfelder Schwenk feld er, Schwenkfeldian Schwenk feld i*an, n. A member of a religious sect founded by Kaspar von Schwenkfeld, a Silesian reformer who disagreed with Luther, especially on the deification of the body of Christ. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Caspar Schwenckfeld — Caspar (or Kaspar) Schwen(c)kfeld von Ossig (1489 or 1490 ndash; December 10 1561) was a German nobleman who became a Protestant Reformer and spiritualist, one of the earliest promoters of the Protestant Reformation in Silesia.Schwenckfeld came… …   Wikipedia

  • Kaspar Schwenckfeld — Kaspar Schwen(c)kfeld von Ossig (* 1490 in Ossig bei Liegnitz; † 10. Dezember 1561 in Ulm) war ein deutscher Reformator und religiöser Schriftsteller. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Caspar Schwenckfeld — Kaspar Schwenckfeld Kaspar Schwen(c)kfeld von Ossig (* 1490 in Ossig bei Liegnitz; † 10. Dezember 1561 in Ulm) war ein deutscher Reformator und religiöser Schriftsteller. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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