(Latinized from Schneider, Schnitter, Sneider; ca. 14941566). B. Eisleben (hence also called Islebius); educ. Leipzig and Wittenberg; kept minutes of Leipzig* Debate 1519; sent by Luther 1525 to help reform Frankfurt am Main; taught at Eisleben 1525, U. of Wittenberg 1536; court preacher Brandenburg 1540. Helped write Augsburg Interim.* See also Antinomian Controversy; Hymnody, Christian, 5; Lutheran confessions, B 2; Musculus, Andreas.
G. Kawerau, Johann Agricola von Eisleben (Berlin, 1881).
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