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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His life was connected with the Unity of the Brethren, a Bohemian religious denomination who linked up to the teachings of the Christian reformist Jan Hus.
Located on the Upper East Side on the second floor of the Jan Hus Presbyterian Church, the 1,600 s/f space is comprised of two opposing classrooms connected by an accordion wall and central communal room.
At its heart the square boasts a mound of stone and metal, with a strikingstatue of Czech religious reformer Jan Hus stood atop.
Howard Kaminsky was wrong and Jan Hus, for example, was a heretic and so were some of his disciples, the appropriately named Hussites.
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.
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.
Contract award: restoration of the statue of jan hus in old town square in prague.
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.