Plague Hymn: Huldrych Zwingli, 1519

In 1519, a recurrence of the bubonic plague struck Switzerland. Huldrych Zwingli, pastor of the church of Grossmunster in the city of Zurich and a leader in the Protestant Reformation, was on vacation when the plague struck his city; he rushed home to minister to the sick and dying of his parish. Near the peakContinue reading “Plague Hymn: Huldrych Zwingli, 1519”