Hans Hut

Ecumenics and Quakers

L'immagine può contenere: 1 persona
Marginal Mennonite Society

On this date in 1527 (Dec. 6th), Hans Hut perished by asphyxiation from a fire in the tower where he was imprisoned in #Augsburg, Germany. He was a bookbinder, a book salesman, and an #Anabaptist leader. Also an #Apocalypticist and an End-times preacher. A “Wanted” poster of the time described him like this: “The highest and chief leader of the Anabaptists is Johannes Hut, a well-educated, clever fellow, rather tall, a peasant with light brown cropped hair and a blond mustache. He is dressed in a gray, sometimes a black, riding coat, a broad gray hat, and gray pants.” When the “Peasants War” broke out in 1525, Hut made his way to the center of the action in Frankenhausen, Germany, with the idea he could sell some books/pamphlets to the militants. He did not fully join the Anabaptists until May 1526, when he…

View original post 54 altre parole

Advertisements

Lascia un commento

Archiviato in Uncategorized

Rispondi

Effettua il login con uno di questi metodi per inviare il tuo commento:

Logo WordPress.com

Stai commentando usando il tuo account WordPress.com. Chiudi sessione / Modifica )

Foto Twitter

Stai commentando usando il tuo account Twitter. Chiudi sessione / Modifica )

Foto di Facebook

Stai commentando usando il tuo account Facebook. Chiudi sessione / Modifica )

Google+ photo

Stai commentando usando il tuo account Google+. Chiudi sessione / Modifica )

Connessione a %s...