IMC 2015: Sessions

Session 1517: Bohemian Reformation & Religious Practice, I

Thursday 9 July 2015, 09.00-10.30

Sponsor:Bohemian Reformation & Religious Practice Symposium
Organiser:Reid Smeal Weber, Department of Economics, History, & Political Science, Fitchburg State University
Moderator/Chair:Reid Smeal Weber, Department of Economics, History, & Political Science, Fitchburg State University
Paper 1517-aJan Hus on Trial: Seeing the Accused through the Eyes of His Enemies
(Language: English)
Thomas A. Fudge, School of Humanities, University of New England, New South Wales
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Law
Paper 1517-bHus's Reform of the Church and His Fight against Antichrist as a Phenomena of the End of Ages
(Language: English)
Lucie Mazalová, Department of Classical Studies, Masarykova univerzita, Brno
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Mentalities
Abstract

To commemorate the 600th anniversary of the martyrdom of Jan Hus, this session examines the role his teachings and ideas played in shaping the historic narrative of the Bohemian Reformation. In particular, these papers piece together aspects Hus’s thought that situate him within the context of both admirers and critics in an attempt to complicate the historic image of the martyr and heretic.