Biography of John Huss - Logos Resource Pages
Wycliffe was among those to whom thethought of the secularization of ecclesiastical properties in Englandwas welcome. His protector was John of Gaunt, who was acting as rulerat this time. He was no longer satisfied with his chair as the meansof propagating his ideas, and soon after his return from Bruges hebegan to express them in tracts and longer works – his great work,the Summa Theologica (not to be confused with St. Thomas' SummaTheologica), was written in support of them. In the first book,concerned with the government of God and the Ten Commandments, heattacked the temporal rule of the clergy – in temporal things theking is above the pope, and the collection of annates and indulgencesis simony. But he entered the politics of the day with his work Decivili dominio. The work contains 18 stated theses, opposingthe governing methods of the rule of the Church and the straighteningout of its temporal possessions. Wycliffe had set these ideas beforehis students at Oxford in 1376, after becoming involved incontroversy with William Wadeford and others.
Jan Hus (/ h ʊ s /; Czech: [ˈjan ˈɦus] ( listen); c
The condemnation of Jan Hus took placeon July 6, 1415, in the presence of the solemn assembly of thecouncil in the cathedral. After the performance of high mass andliturgy, Hus was led into the church. The bishop of Lodi delivered anoration on the duty of eradicating heresy; then some theses of Husand Wycliffe and a report of his trial were read.
When Luther suddenly became famousafter the publication of his 95 Theses, cartoons and graffiti began toappear implying that Luther was the spiritual heir of John Huss.
Jan Hus (1369-1415) was born in Husinec, Kingdom of Bohemia in 1369
He now approached the large area, which had been cleared from the crowd, whostill anxiously pressed forward wherever the vigilance of the guards was relaxed. I wasopposite the gate of Gottlebian, and between the gates and gardens of the suburbs. In thecenter he saw an accumulation of faggots, amidst which a strong post was erected. Several menwere employed in carrying more wood in the open space, and four large bundles of straw wereplaced inside the faggots. A man of ferocious aspect stood near the post about which thefaggots were being piled. He was engaged in disentangling the coils of a rope, which had beenrecently immersed in water, and tow or three chains were laid across a bench, with heappearance of careful arrangement. Huss had no difficulty in recognizing the man, hisexecutioner; and in the place to which he had now been conducted, the spot on which he was todie.
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Spinka, (U Chi Pr, 1941; 1966)
O Almighty God, who didst give to thy servant Jan HussBoldness to confess the Name of ourSavior Jesus Christ before the rulers of this world, andcourage to die for this faith: Grant that we may always beready to give a reason for the hope that is in us, and tosuffer gladly for the sake of the same our Lord Jesus Christ;who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit, one God,for ever and ever.
John Huss, Priest and Martyr - Anglican
The onepoint on which Huss could be said to have a doctrinal difference with theCouncil was that he taught that the office of the pope did no exist byDivine command, but was established by the Church that things might bedone in an orderly fashion (a view that he shared with ).
John Wycliffe and John Huss – Matter of Theology
Almighty God, who gave to your servant Jan Huss
Boldness to confess the Name of our Savior
Jesus Christ before the rulers of this world, and courage to
die for this faith: Grant that we may always be ready to give
a reason for the hope that is in us, and to suffer gladly for
the sake of our Lord Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with
you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.