Bohemian Brethren
noun plural Date: 1857 a Christian body originating in Bohemia in 1467 and forming a parent body of the Moravian Church

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  • Bohemian Brethren — • Bohemian Brethren and Moravian Brethren are the current popular designation of the Unitas Fratrum founded in Bohemia in 1457, renewed by Count Zinzendorf in 1722 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Bohemian Brethren      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • bohemian brethren — noun plural Usage: usually capitalized both Bs : a Christian body organized in 1467 at Kunwald in Bohemia by followers of Peter of Cheltshic, reformist writer see moravian * * * a Christian denomination formed in Bohemia in 1467 from various… …   Useful english dictionary

  • BOHEMIAN BRETHREN —    a fraternity of an extreme sect of the Hussites, organised as United Brethren in 1455; broken up in the Thirty Years War, met in secret, and were invited, under the name of Moravians or Herrnhuters, by Count Zinzendorf to settle on his estate …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Bohemian Brethren — a Christian denomination formed in Bohemia in 1467 from various Hussite groups, reorganized in 1722 as the Moravian Church. * * * …   Universalium

  • Bohemian Brethren —  Богемские Братья …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • Bohemian Brethren — Bohe′mian Breth′ren n. rel a Christian denomination formed in Bohemia in 1467 reorganized in 1722 as the Moravian Church …   From formal English to slang

  • Brethren — The Brethren are a number of Protestant Christian religious bodies using the word brethren in their names. In some cases these similarities of name reflect roots in the same early Brethren groups, and in others the adoption of Brethren as part of …   Wikipedia

  • Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren — ▪ Protestant denomination also called  Evangelical Church of Bohemian Brethren , Czech  Českobratrská Církev Evangelická        denomination organized in 1918 by uniting the Lutheran and Reformed churches in Bohemia and Moravia (now Czech… …   Universalium

  • Moravian Brethren — • Bohemian Brethren and Moravian Brethren are the current popular designation of the Unitas Fratrum founded in Bohemia in 1457, renewed by Count Zinzendorf in 1722 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Unity of the Brethren — hymnal, 1561 For the Moravian Church, see Unitas Fratrum. The Unity of the Brethren (Czech: Jednota bratrská, Latin: Unitas Fratrum, also known as Czech or Bohemian Brothers or Brethren) is a C …   Wikipedia

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