Melanchthon Philipp

Me·lanch·thon

 (mə-lăngk′thən, mā-länKH′tôn), Philipp Originally Philipp Schwarzerd. 1497-1560.
German theologian and a leader of the German Reformation. A friend of Martin Luther, he wrote Loci Communes (1521), the first extensive treatise on Protestant doctrine.
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