The Schleitheim Confession
John Howard Yoder
Herald Press, 1977 - Religion - 32 pages
In the historic meeting held in 1527 at Schleitheim, Switzerland, an ad hoc group of Anabaptists worked through fundamental disagreements and emerged with a consensus on seven points of faith that became known as the Schleitheim Confession. Also known as the Brotherly Union, this text constitutes one chapter from The Legacy of Michael Sattler. 36 Pages.
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