Jan Hus


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Noun1.Jan Hus - Czechoslovakian religious reformer who anticipated the ReformationJan Hus - Czechoslovakian religious reformer who anticipated the Reformation; he questioned the infallibility of the Catholic Church was excommunicated (1409) for attacking the corruption of the clergy; he was burned at the stake (1372-1415)
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The New York office for Avison Young has completed Jan Hus Presbyterian Church's acquisition of a four-story, 15,000 s/f property at 1745 First Avenue for $10.3 million.
The victims of the Inquisition were thinkers and scientists - Galileo Galilei, Giordano Bruno, Jan Hus, Nicolaus Copernicus and others.
Fudge, Thomas A., Jan Hus Between Time and Eternity: Reconsidering a Medieval Heretic, Lanham, Lexington Books, 2016; cloth; pp.
Less than a year since the 600th anniversary of the execution of the Czech Christian reformer Jan Hus, we are now commemorating the 700th anniversary of the birth of Charles IV (14 May 1316-29 November 1378), King of Bohemia and Holy Roman Emperor.
At its heart the square boasts a mound of stone and metal, with a strikingstatue of Czech religious reformer Jan Hus stood atop.
Scholars of history, religious studies, medieval studies, and other fields from Europe, the US, and Argentina offer 11 essays on the life and ideas of Czech theologian, reformer, and martyr Jan Hus. They describe his life and university career in the context of the broader political background and his public activities; precursors to him; his work as a preacher; his Sentences commentary; the vernacular theology in his educational treatises; the national idea, secular power, and social issues in his political theology; his trial in Constance; his commemoration in liturgy and music; iconography of him; interpretation of his ideas from the beginning through the Enlightenment; and his work as a writer and author.
It is known that he was a person with lower training and instruction when compared to Jan Hus. Probably he did not enter the University since his poor knowledge of Latin.
Jan Hus used to preach to 3,000 people there every Sunday 500 years or so before us Welsh really took up chapel-going big time.
A continuacion se suceden las aportaciones sobre los diferentes autores: los mas polemicos, John Wiclef y Jan Hus, cuentan con los estudios de Luis A.
34) gia propugnata tra Tre e Quattrocento da John Wicleff e dal suo seguace boemo Jan Hus, bruciato sul rogo.
The suicide is perhaps the most influential Czech act of conscience since Protestant minister Jan Hus got himself burned at the stake in the Middle Ages.