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Seehofer, Arsacius

(d. 1545). B. Munich, Ger.; educ. Wittenberg; renounced Lutheranism; taught Ingolstadt; accused of using notes on P. Melanchthon's lectures in lectures on Paul's epistles; forced to retract 17 statements in his writings; imprisoned; excluded from the U.; A. v. Grumbach* et al., including M. Luther, protested the punishment; Seehofer escaped from prison, went to Wittenberg, was active for the Reformation in Prussia, taught in Augsburg, and became pastor in Württemberg, where he helped introd. the Reformation. Works were put on the Index* of Prohibited Books.

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