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Alber, Matthäus

(Aulber; Alberus; 1495–1570). B. Reutlingen, Ger.; educ. Tübingen and Freiburg; friend of P. Melanchthon*; pastor and reformer Reutlingen; opposed H. Zwingli's* view of the Lord's Supper, but followed M. Luther* only with reservation; inclined to Ref. view in rejecting all images; forced to leave Reutlingen by Interim*; pastor Stuttgart and collaborator of J. Brenz.* See also Lutheran Confessions, B 1.

J. Hartmann, Matthäus Alber, der Reformator der Reichsstadt Reutlingen (Tübingen, 1863).

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