Johann Eck

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a German Roman Catholic theologian who was an indefatigable opponent of Martin Luther (1486-1543)

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Posset surveys a wide range of interpretations of "rock" in Jesus' words to Peter in Matthew 16:18, featuring Luther's translations and sermons, although without actually considering pertinent texts of Johann Eck (De primatu Petri, 1521) and Cardinal Cajetan (De divina institutione pontificatus, 1521).
Its butt is the Catholic theologian Johann Eck, to whom Rabelais will ascribe (2:7) a volume titled Maneries ramonandi fournellos, which is bad Latin for "How to Sweep Chimneys.