Issue 21 Caspar Schwenckfeld von Ossig: Confessor of the Glory of Christ

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Caspar Schwenckfeld von Ossig: From the Publisher

Introduction to this Caspar Schwenckfeld issue.

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The Schwenckfeld Bible

Caspar Schwenckfeld was a serious student of the Bible.

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The Reformation Era

The Reformation of the early sixteenth century was not a single unified movement.

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The World of Schwenckfeld’s Birth

Take a trip in a time machine back to Schwenckfeld’s time.

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The Germanic States Before the Seventeenth Century

A list of eight German states of the sixteenth century.

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The Life and Thought of Caspar Schwenckfeld von Ossig

The fascinating story of this Silesian nobleman's life, and a look at his ideas that added to the volatile atmosphere of reformation change.

Peter C. Erb

Journey to Wittenberg

In late November 1525, Schwenckfeld traveled almost 100 miles on horseback from Liegnitz to Wittenberg the fountainhead of the reform movement, and met with Martin Luther and some of his Wittenberg colleagues.

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Schwenckfeld’s Aim

Schwenckfeld summarized his purposes.

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Caspar Schwenckfeld von Ossig: A Gallery of Associates

This Christian History Gallery focuses on associates of Caspar Schwenckfeld, and on his followers who traveled to Pennsylvania to escape persecution.

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Caspar Schwenckfeld on Spiritual Growth and Living the Christian Life

Schwenckfeld’s teachings on the experiential knowledge of God and the School of Christ.

Rev. Dr. Jack R. Rothenberger

Freedom in Pennsylvania

They filled mangers and feed troughs before they left.

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Christian History Chronology: The Hard Journey to America

One Schwenckfelder left us an account, in diary form, of the crossing to Pennsylvania.

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From the Archives: Christian Self-Surrender

If we seek God only for the sake of His pure goodness, and not desire more than His pleasure, reward will follow without our seeking.

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From the Archives: On the Prayer of Faith

Seeking a prayer of faith.

Valentine Crautwald

From the Archives: Christian Patience and Humility

A Letter to a Mother and Her Children.

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Christian History Timeline: Caspar Schwenckfeld von Ossig

Significant years and happenings in the life of Schwenckfeld and the Schwenckfelders

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Caspar Schwenckfeld von Ossig: Recommended Resources

Additional resources for those who want to research Schwenckfeld and his followers.

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The Landing of the Schwenckfelders from the St. Andrew

About Adolph Pannash’s painting The Landing of the Schwenckfelders from the St. Andrew.

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