Dr. Johann Maier von Eck (13 November 1486 – 13 February 1543) was a German Scholastic theologian and defender of Catholicism during the Protestant Reformation. It was Eck who argued that the beliefs of Martin Luther and Jan Hus were similar.
Read more about Johann Eck: Life, Disputations With Luther and Karlstadt, Attacks On Luther and Melanchthon, Papal Emissary and Inquisitor, Zwingli and His Followers, Peace Overtures, Eck's German New Testament, Eck and The Genealogy of Christ, Eck and Anti-semitism
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... In 1541 Eck published his Against the Defense of the Jews ... Eck accused Osiander of being a "Jew-protector" and "Jew-father," and no fewer than nineteen times reviled the Jews, and used the epithet for them "a blasphemous race" ...