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Jerome of Prague and the Foundations of the Hussite Movement

Thomas A. Fudge

Abstract

This book is a scholarly evaluation of the life, work, and influence of Jerome of Prague (ca. 1378–1416). It delineates the controversial nature of Jerome’s thinking with respect to the philosophical and theological implications of divine Ideas along with religious and social reform. Two legal proceedings concerned with heresy (Vienna 1410–1412 and Constance 1415–1416) in which Jerome was a defendant are analyzed by means of the primary sources. Jerome’s appearance before the Council of Constance in 1415 and 1416 is closely scrutinized. Jerome’s defense of Wyclifite thought, his battle with Je ... More

Keywords: Hussite, heresy, Council of Constance, Jerome of Prague, Jan Hus, Jean Gerson, divine Ideas, Prague, Bohemia

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780190498849
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190498849.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Thomas A. Fudge, author
Professor of Medieval History, University of New England in Australia

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