Philip Melanchthon (1497-1560)

Philip Melanchthon

Philip Melanchthon (1497-1560)

A brief bio of Philip Melanchthon, an early Reformer in the Protestant Reformation: Martin Luther was not alone in his theology against Rome, for Philip Melanchthon was his closest friend and most ardent supporter.[1] He was a professor with Luther at the University of Wittenberg. In 1520 when Luther was battling with the Pope, Melanchthon was working on the first Protestant systematic theology (dogmatics), which was published in 1521.[2] A… Read More »Philip Melanchthon (1497-1560)