This event, initiated by Martin Goschl, Leonhard von Liechtenstein, and Johann von Pernstein, and chaired by Jan Dubcansky, was a joint assembly of several hundred pro-Reformation Catholic and Utraquist
A nephew of Archbishop Utraquist
Rokycana called Rehor [Gregory], based on the writings of Chelcicky, founded a community near the village of Kunwald , between the years 1457 and 1458 (ATWOOD, 2009, p.
For example, not all references to blood and the Eucharist in Hussite texts imply Utraquist
doctrines or practices.
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.
Consistent with the rule established by Brother Rehor, the brethren continued to engage only in crafts and agriculture as occupations.(94) Despite sporadic persecution in the 1460s by both Roman and Utraquist
Churches, the Unitas Fratrum flourished.
Before the Thirty Years War, this was a very religiously tolerant part of Europe with an immensely rich hymnologic tradition, documented by dozens of printed and manuscript hymnals of Utraquist
, Brethren, (3) and Lutheran origin.
(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).
While his 2003 study, Finding the Middle Way: The Utraquists
' Liberal Challenge to Rome and Luther (Baltimore, Md.: 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.
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).
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
(27) 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.