Live and act
Cellarius studied in Leipzig and became a pastor in Straubing and Wasserburg am Inn . When he was banned from preaching by the bishop because of his evangelical sermons, he left Bavaria and went to Wittenberg on August 7, 1524 , before turning to Augsburg in 1525 .
On the advice of Urbanus Rhegius , he became a preacher at the barefoot monastery . There he was able to introduce the Reformation . There were violent disputations , especially about the evangelical councils. Cellarius published it in the book “Ask and Answer Several Articles Between M. Michaelen Keller and D. Mathia Krezen. . . newlich go. ”Augsburg 1525. With his rough manner, biting mockery and wit, he had the people behind him.
He still had a great influence on the population of the imperial city. It is said that his preaching style triggered the iconoclasm in Augsburg. He was also able to work beyond the city limits, for example in Kaufbeuren .
- “Ask and answer a number of articles between M. Michaelen Keller and D. Mathia Krezen. . . newlich. “Augsburg 1525.
- G. Uhlhorn: Urbanus Rhegius . Elberfeld 1861, 55 u. ö.
- Friedrich Roth : On the life story of M. Michael Keller . In: Contributions to Bavarian Church History 5 (1899), pp. 149–163.
- Friedrich Roth: Augsburg's Reformation History . 1901/11.
- Heinz Scheible: Melanchthon's correspondence people . Vol. 12 Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt 2005 ISBN 3-7728-2258-4 p. 405
- Julius Hartmann: Cellarius, Michael . In: Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie (ADB). Volume 4, Duncker & Humblot, Leipzig 1876, p. 82.
- Helmut Schmidt: New German Biography (NDB). Volume 3, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin 1957, ISBN 3-428-00184-2 , p. 181 ( ). In:
- Frank Hieronymus: Greek spirit from Basel presses ( Memento from September 28, 2011 in the Internet Archive )
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Keller, Michael|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German theologian, reformer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1490|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Castle healing|
|DATE OF DEATH||February 1548|
|Place of death||augsburg|