(Claudius Acquaviva; 1543 to 1615). Jesuit 1567; 5th general of the order 1581; promoted Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius Loyola*; active in controversy on grace between Dominicans and Jesuits; under him the Ratio atque institutio studiorum (regulations for Jesuit officials and teachers) was put into final form (definitive ed. 1599) and imposed on the order; organized compilation of annual reports (Litterae annuae; 1583 ). See alsoCounter Reformation, 8.Acquaviva, Claudio.
See Aquaviva, Claudio.
(Adler; 14881560). B. Augsburg; d. Saalfeld. Educ. Leipzig and Wittenberg. Pastor at Jengen, near Augsburg. Drawn to the Reformation by Luther's writings. In prison at Dillingen. Helped Luther tr. OT ;at Wittenberg. Pastor (1527) and Supt. (1528) at Saalfeld; dean Collegiate Inst., Schmalkalden, 1550. Engaged in controversy with Agricola, Osiander, and Major. See also Sickingen, Franz von.
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