Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Heinrich Bullinger
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Born the son of a cleric, Heinrich Bullinger was sent to study at a house of the Devotio Moderna at Emmerich in the Rhineland. In 1519, he graduated at the University of Cologne. Having embraced the solae of Martin Luther around 1520, Bullinger returned to Swiss lands to take the position of teacher at the cloister school at Kappel near lake Zurich. During this time, he carefully read the Bible in the ori…

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Gordon, Bruce, “Heinrich Bullinger”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 16 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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