April 1524

“I pronounce you man and wife…” The statement was barely above a whisper. The small room was lit with only the necessary candles. There were no flowers. No grand processions. Just the minister, some trusted friends, and the bride and groom. It was a strange and secret wedding. But these were strange and difficult times. […]

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Ulrich Zwingli

Ulrich Zwingli was the first Swiss Protestant reformer of Switzerland. He was born on January 1, 1484 in the township of Wildhaus, St. Gallen Canton, Switzerland. He was the third of eight sons of a prosperous farmer, who was also the chief magistrate. At 9 years of age, Zwingli lived with his uncle, the Dean […]

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