Zacharias Ursinus (1534-1583)

Zacharias Ursinus

Zacharias Ursinus (1534-1583)

A brief bio of Zacharias Ursinus, an early Reformer in the Protestant Reformation: Not long after Wolfgang Musculus became a leading Reformer, Zacharias Ursinus was born into a Lutheran family in 1534. At age 15, he enrolled in the University of Wittenberg University where he became a student of and close friends with Philip Melanchthon. When he completed his studies in 1557, he traveled the Reformed world, meeting John Calvin,… Read More »Zacharias Ursinus (1534-1583)