Religion

Anna Reinhart, Zwingli's wife 'Nothing is more precious than love'

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Read how priest Huldrych Zwingli's marriage was seen as a powerful signal in the early years of the Reformation.

#WeAreSwissAbroad Jonathan Royce Hostettler: Overcoming many hurdles

Can one feel Swiss without ever having stepped foot in the country? Yes, if we take the example of the young American, Jonathan Royce Hostettler. ...

Heinrich Bullinger The challenges of marrying a nun during the Reformation

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The letter which was delivered to the Oetenbach convent on September 30, 1527, changed Anna Adlischwyler’s life for ever.

Religious Minorities Is the Swiss burka ban a tyranny of the majority?

In a direct democracy, does the banning of new minarets, burkas and the ritual slaughter of animals discriminate against religious minorities?

Protestantism in Switzerland

The origin of the Reformation is generally considered to date back to the publication in Germany of the Martin Luther’s 95 Theses on October 31, 1517.

Switzerland: How To Time to deepen your Swiss knowledge?

What do you know about Switzerland? More than mountains and lakes? swissinfo.ch offers a dedicated platform to deepen your knowledge of the country.

Swiss salaries: pastors Why do Swiss clergy earn so much?

A recently published guide to Swiss salaries revealed some outliers that intrigued our readers, so we looked into them.