Jo·hann [yoh-hahn], /ˈyoʊ hɑn/, Johann Mayer, 1486–1543, German Roman Catholic theologian: opponent of Martin Luther.
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How to use Eck in a sentence
Next year came Eck, the theologian, the future champion of orthodoxy, returning from Rome.The Age of Erasmus | P. S. Allen
Doctor Eck was superior to Luther in reputation, in dialectical skill, in scholastic learning.Beacon Lights of History, Volume VI | John Lord
The person who renewed the contest was Eck the schoolman, Luther's old friend, and the author of the Obelisks.
All Luther's friends did not share his courage, for up to this hour none had been able to withstand the sophistry of Dr. Eck.
Eck cared little about combating with Carlstadt, and even vanquishing him.
British Dictionary definitions for Eck
Johann (joˈhan), original name Johann Mayer. 1486–1543, German Roman Catholic theologian; opponent of Luther and the Reformation
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