Utraquist


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U´tra`quist


n.1.One who receives the eucharist in both kinds; esp., one of a body of Hussites who in the 15th century fought for the right to do this. Called also Calixtines.
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The Utraquist milieu of the Czech-speaking cities experienced a Golden Age circa 1570, when a whole group of Czech composers were active, most of them writing music for the needs of the Utraquist literary brotherhoods.
In 1425, he writes a Replika proti Rokycanovi [Reply against Rokycana], addressed to the Utraquist Archbishop that, according Chelcicky, was in a hierarchical power position contrary to what the Hussite defended.
For example, not all references to blood and the Eucharist in Hussite texts imply Utraquist doctrines or practices.
23) In March of 1526 Glaidt wrote the protocol of a meeting of pro-Reformation pastors and preachers from both the Utraquist and the Catholic jurisdictions in Austerlitz (Slaykov u Bma).
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).
Meanwhile, in the West of Ukraine, which belonged to Austria, the Galician women could obtain higher education primarily in highly westernized teachers' seminaries in Lviv (Czech utraquist curriculum) and in Peremyshl (Polish curriculum), none of which had Ukrainian as a language of instruction.
94) Despite sporadic persecution in the 1460s by both Roman and Utraquist Churches, the Unitas Fratrum flourished.
Over the major part of the century, the prevailingly Utraquist society above all required prints of music that could be sung by the "common people", that is, monophonic songs, whereas the more difficult-to-perform polyphony, supposed to be delivered by skilful singers, for a long time to come continued to be copied or, exceptionally, bought abroad (selected pieces by Europe-renowned composers).
Johns Hopkins University Press), looked at the history of the Utraquists in the context of the Reformation and the Wars of Religion, his current study seeks to trace the longer half-life of Utraquist ideas in the intellectual ferment of the Bohemian national revival of the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Weisenkircher's statement that the group was known in Moravia by the name "Fellows of the Covenant" is supported by a passage in a theological expert opinion on Marpeck's Vermahnung, or "Admonition," submitted by the Moravian Utraquist reformer Benes Optat to one Lord of Pernstein in the mid-1550s.
While the broad contours of the Czech Reformation will be familiar to English readers of Reformation history, there is comparatively little English language scholarship on the Brethren, the third and smallest of the three Hussite churches (behind the Utraquist and Taborite communities).
38) Even when the Hapsburgs came to power through the person of Archduke Ferdinand in 1526, the Moravian lords managed to hold on to many of their traditional rights, Most importantly, they did not want to be coerced in matters of religion, and often accepted colonists such as the Hutterites who were not Utraquist or Catholic.