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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Eck, John


German theologian, of Swabian birth, professor at Ingolstadt; a violent, blustering antagonist of Luther and Luther's doctrines; in his zeal went to Rome, and procured a papal bull against both; undertook at the Augsburg Diet to controvert Luther's doctrine from the Fathers, but not from the Scriptures; was present at the conferences of Worms and Regensburg (1486-1543).

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Eck, John'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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