Calvin, Zwingli and Brother Klaus

Calvin, Zwingli and Brother Klaus

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John Calvin, Ulrich Zwingli, and Brother Klaus (Niklaus von Flüe) were three very different men whoshaped the Christian faith in Switzerland. John Calvin was as an intellectual giant of the Reformation, Ulrich Zwingli was a humble priest who brought reform to the church and died in battle, and Brother Klaus was a mystic who left everything to seek God in the wilderness. With this docu-drama, award-winning filmmaker Rainer Wälde celebrates the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation and the 600th anniversary of the birth of Brother Klaus, Switzerland’s most famous saint. In comparing and contrasting these three figures, we see how the practice of the faith changed in Switzerland in the late Middle Ages. These changes would ultimately impact the entire world.

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    John Calvin, Ulrich Zwingli, and Brother Klaus (Niklaus von Flüe) were three very different men whoshaped the Christian faith in Switzerland. John Calvin was as an intellectual giant of the Reformation, Ulrich Zwingli was a humble priest who brought reform to the church and died in battle, and Brother Klaus was a mystic who left everything to seek God in the wilderness. With this docu-drama, award-winning filmmaker Rainer Wälde celebrates the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation and the 600th anniversary of the birth of Brother Klaus, Switzerland’s most famous saint. In comparing and contrasting these three figures, we see how the practice of the faith changed in Switzerland in the late Middle Ages. These changes would ultimately impact the entire world.

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    SKU: 2798501730
    Weight: 0.20 LBS
    Width: 5.25 (in)
    Height: 7.50 (in)
    Depth: 0.50 (in)
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