The Grossünster (Cathedral), Zurich
Ulrich Zwingli, the leader of the Swiss Reformation, taught at the Grossmünster in Zurich. After he died, Heinrich Bullinger continued teaching Reformed doctrine from the cathedral. Activities at the Grossmünster lead to Zurich becoming the center of the Reformation in Switzerland.
|Zurich||Towers of the Grossmünster|
|Zurich||Square named for the Grossmünster||Square named for Zwingli|
|Statue of Heinrich Bullinger, who continued Reformed teaching at the Grossmünster after Zwingli's death||Outside the Grossmünster||The bronze doors outside the Grossmünster were designed by Otto Münch. This door is decorated with scenes from Bible stories.|
|Quotation by Ulrich Zwingli over Münch's bronze doors|
|Panels depicting biblical scenes from Münch's bronze doors|
|The bronze doors outside the Grossmünster were designed by Otto Münch. This door is decorated with scenes from the history of the Reformation.|
|Panels depicting scenes from the Reformation on Münch's bronze doors|
Ulrich Zwingli (1484 - 1531): Swiss reformer who came to understand that believers were saved by faith rather than by works, through his study of the Greek New Testament. He served as the pastor of the Grossmünster, and lead Zurich to becoming a reformed city.
Heinrich Bullinger (1504 - 1575): Served as the pastor of the Grossmüster after Zwingli, continuing to teach Reformed doctrine. He also helped in drafting the Second Helvetic Confession of 1566.
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