Henslein of Stotzingen (d. 1528)

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Henslein of Stotzingen, an Anabaptist martyr, was beheaded at Zabern in Alsace, France, in 1528. The Martyrs' Mirror gives an admonitory address that he made on the way to the site of execution. He is the author of the song, "Nun heben wir an in Nöten" (No. 42 in the Ausbund).

This is the same person as Stotzingen, Hans (d. 1528)


Braght, Thieleman J. van. Het Bloedigh Tooneel of Martelaers Spiegel der Doops-gesinde of Weereloose Christenen, Die om 't getuygenis van Jesus haren Salighmaker geleden hebben ende gedood zijn van Christi tijd of tot desen tijd toe. Den Tweeden Druk. Amsterdam: Hieronymus Sweerts, 1685: Part II, 17.

Braght, Thieleman J. van. The Bloody Theatre or Martyrs' Mirror of the Defenseless Christians Who Baptized Only upon Confession of Faith and Who Suffered and Died for the Testimony of Jesus Their Saviour . . . to the Year A.D. 1660. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1951: 427 f. Available online at: http://www.homecomers.org/mirror/index.htm.

Wolkan, Rudolf. Die Lieder der Wiedertäufer. Berlin, 1903. Reprinted Nieuwkoop : B. De Graaf, 1965: 146.

Author(s) Christian Neff
Date Published 1956

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Neff, Christian. "Henslein of Stotzingen (d. 1528)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 20 Mar 2019. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Henslein_of_Stotzingen_(d._1528)&oldid=129890.

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Neff, Christian. (1956). Henslein of Stotzingen (d. 1528). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 March 2019, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Henslein_of_Stotzingen_(d._1528)&oldid=129890.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 706. All rights reserved.

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