Swiss Reformers

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Leo Jud
... Keller) (1482 – 19 June 1542), known to his contemporaries as Meister Leu, Swiss reformer, was born in 1482 in Guémar, Alsace, southwest of Strasbourg ... Leo Jud is one of the lesser-known leaders of the Swiss Reformed Church, but his influence was extensive ... The same year, he drew up the baptismal rite for the Swiss Reformed Church in German, which still retained some Catholic elements to it ...

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    Of all reformers Mr. Sentiment is the most powerful. It is incredible the number of evil practices he has put down: it is to be feared he will soon lack subjects, and that when he has made the working classes comfortable, and got bitter beer into proper-sized pint bottles, there will be nothing left for him to do.
    Anthony Trollope (1815–1882)

    Some of the smartest women in the country said that they’re too embarrassed to attend their reunions at Harvard Business School if they have dropped out of the work force, left the fast track by choosing part-time work, or decided to follow anything other than the standard male career path.
    —Deborah J. Swiss (20th century)