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Leonhard the Schoolmaster, whose true name was Leonhard Eleutherobios, brother of Christoph Eleutherobios, was a schoolmaster at Linz, Austria, who joined the Anabaptists in 1527, probably being baptized by Hans Hut. Little is known of him. He published a German translation of Johann Bugenhagen's booklet, Was und Welches die Sünde sei in den Hl. Geist.

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Author(s) Harold S Bender
Date Published 1957

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