Finding the Middle Way: The Utraquists' Liberal Challenge to Rome and Luther

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Can an orthodox Christian creed and ritual be combined with a liberal church administration and a tolerant civic acceptance of not-so-orthodox views and practices? This question--perennial among Catholics for the past two centuries and the goal of the Anglican quest for a via media --finds an affirmative answer in Zdenek V. David's history of the Utraquist church of fifteenth- and sixteenth-century Bohemia. This church declared its autonomy from the Roman church in 1415 after the Bohemian preacher Jan Hus, who had decried ...

Finding the Middle Way: The Utraquists' Liberal Challenge to Rome and Luther 2003, Woodrow Wilson Center Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801873829

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