Jan Hus

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Czechoslovakian religious reformer who anticipated the Reformation

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The subject of the public contract is restoration work on the monument to Jan Hus in Old Town Square in Prague 1 in the range of custom bronze sculpture with a stone plinth and flambony, including underground space in the base with input from bed around the statue.
If students today at least recognize who Jan Hus was, they will profit from Atwood's rescue from oblivion figures as diverse as the conservative Utraquist Jan Rokycana, the pacifist Peter Chelcicky, and Gregory (Rehor).
This monument is dedicated to Jan Hus who was tragically burnt at the stake in 1415 after being declared a heretic by the Catholic Church because he spoke out against their corrupt practices, opulent style and hoarded wealth.
There is the occasional reference to Jan Hus, Lenin, and the Prague golem interspersed through the verses, but mostly the poems seem to concern themselves with children and with God's existence.
In this study of heretics from Bogomil to Jan Hus, he explains the nature of various heretical beliefs through the lives of those who led the movements.
In the religious sphere, the traffic was the other way: scholars traveling between Prague and Oxford spread the reformist ideas of John Wycliffe to Jan Hus.
Jamie Manson serves as director of social justice ministries at Jan Hus Presbyterian Church in New York.
50 leva) was that 14th-century religious thinker and martyr Jan Hus had liked it (if the menu is to be believed), and that it was some type of Czech cheese.
In the 14th century, the Bohemian philosopher Jan Hus brought Christian reformist thinking to the Bohemian lands.
WARC has roots in the 16th-century Reformation led by John Calvin, John Knox and others, as well as in earlier church reform movements such as the Waldensians in the Piedmont valleys, and the followers of Jan Hus in the Czech lands.
THE CATHOLIC CHURCH HAS apologized to Galilee, the Jews, Jan Hus (for burning him at the stake), and Istanbul (for sacking it in the Fourth Crusade, when it was known as Constantinople).
The first is the one on the polemical intention behind much early sixteenth century editing, in which Roloff rightly calls for much more research on the aims and methods of editing in this period, when the printed book was really coming into its own for the first time; he illustrates his point with compelling examples, including Sebastian Brant, Erasmus's Novum instrumentum, Ulrich von Hutten's edition of Lorenzo Valla's denunciation of the Donation of Constantine as a forgery, and Otto Brunfels's edition of texts of Jan Hus.
The persecuted party is not the Bohemian reformer Jan Hus, but an invented Jewish goldsmith named Eleazar and his daughter Rachel.
Yet most also remember that the Catholics burned one of their own, Jan Hus, at the stake in 1415 for refusing to renounce his preaching to the common folk in the Czech language, instead of the prescribed Latin.