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Michel Leubel was an Anabaptist martyr who recanted in 1532 and then bitterly repented his deed; "he stumbled like Peter and did it against God; his flesh had been weak; but he had acquired grace. Let no man persuade him that water without faith has any value; the covenant and the water must be together, as Peter says; on this faith he would die." On the night of 30 January 1533 he was drowned in the Rhine (court records of Speyer).

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Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. II: 642.


Author(s) Christian Neff
Date Published 1957


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Neff, Christian. "Leubel, Michel (d. 1533)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 25 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Leubel,_Michel_(d._1533)&oldid=105852.

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Neff, Christian. (1957). Leubel, Michel (d. 1533). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 25 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Leubel,_Michel_(d._1533)&oldid=105852.




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