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Staupitz, Johann von

(ca. 1469/70–1524). B. Motterwitz, near Leisnig, Saxony, Ger.; educ. Cologne and Leipzig; Augustinian ca. 1490; prior Tübingen 1497, later Munich; charter mem. of the faculty of the U. of Wittenberg (see also Frederick III [1463–1525]) and dean of theol. faculty; made Luther his successor as prof. of Bible (see also Luther, Martin, 6); influenced by Thomism* and mysticism*; emphasized Scripture; freed Luther from vow of obedience 1518 (see also Luther, Martin, 10).

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