Lutheran Schoolhouse

Lutheran Schoolhouse,
18. century

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Visitors of the house of the "Altbürgermeister Strub" winery today will most likely come by for a good glass of wine and a few happy hours in the wine tavern.

But back about 1765 there was another spirit in the room: the house was once the school house of the Lutheran parish. Here the children learned the ABCs - and were brought up in the spirit of Martin Luther's teaching.
At that time the Protestant Church was strictly separated into Lutherans and Reformed. And one of their central issues had something to do with wine: While Luther taught that God was physically present at the Lord's Supper in bread and wine, the Reformed understood bread and wine more as symbols. After the Protestant church union in the 19th century, this dispute was settled. Today one understands the wine here more in the sense of the Greek god Dionysus, who liked the wine I a much more practical way: as a delicious, cultivated beverage that instead of dividing people from another rather promotes social integration and happiness.
The map at the end of this website shows you how to get to our next stop.

Route to the next station:

Dalberg-Herding Castle

Lutheran Schoolhouse,
18. century

  • English
    • German
    • French
    • Dutch

Visitors of the house of the "Altbürgermeister Strub" winery today will most likely come by for a good glass of wine and a few happy hours in the wine tavern.

But back about 1765 there was another spirit in the room: the house was once the school house of the Lutheran parish. Here the children learned the ABCs - and were brought up in the spirit of Martin Luther's teaching.
At that time the Protestant Church was strictly separated into Lutherans and Reformed. And one of their central issues had something to do with wine: While Luther taught that God was physically present at the Lord's Supper in bread and wine, the Reformed understood bread and wine more as symbols. After the Protestant church union in the 19th century, this dispute was settled. Today one understands the wine here more in the sense of the Greek god Dionysus, who liked the wine I a much more practical way: as a delicious, cultivated beverage that instead of dividing people from another rather promotes social integration and happiness.
The map at the end of this website shows you how to get to our next stop.

Route to the next station:

Dalberg-Herding Castle

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