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Servetus

Michael, Spanish name Miguel Serveto. 1511--53, Spanish theologian and physician. He was burnt at the stake by order of Calvin for denying the doctrine of the Trinity and the divinity of Christ
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(11) Servetus gave his account of cardio-pulmonary function in the context of theological speculation rather than autopsy, to determine the method by which Christ was thought to enter the soul.
Later on Castillo, a professor of Greek was also executed because he advocated the ideas of Servetus. He advocated Servetus and his book and stated, the Calvinists did not know God and worshipped a false god was a comment against men, not God"(Levy, 1995, p.
And as for Michael Servetus, we uncover a Calvin angrily disagreeing with him, but agonizing when he cannot save him from death at the stake.
The farm was purchased by Servetus and Jesslyn Ashworth - Mr.
During Cervantes's lifetime, the most infamous critic of the Trinity was the Spaniard Miguel Servetus, who called the dogma "a three-headed monster" (Hillar 300).
An appendix presents an excerpt from a drama--The Star and the Stake (1975) by the Hungarian writer Andras Suto (1927-2006)--portraying a clash between John Calvin and Michael Servetus that is set in Paris during the year 1533.
One such figure, Miguel Servetus, notoriously burned at the stake in Calvin's Geneva, was the founder of early modern antitrinitarianism, a dangerously radical belief which, as Bietenholz demonstrates, he largely arrived at through Erasmus' philologically driven claim that there was nothing of the Trinity in the New Testament.
1553: Spanish physician and theologian Michael Servetus refutes Galen's theory by suggesting blood flows from one side of the heart to the other via the lungs instead of through the wall between the ventricles.
The concluding chapters discuss two contemporaries who shared his views, Philip Melanchthon and Heinrich Bullinger, and two who disagreed, Andreas Osiander and Michael Servetus. The concluding chapter presents a detailed summary of Calvin's doctrine to a host of specific questions.
However, the exquisite cruelty by which, for example, Calvin brought his former friend and fellow-believer Servetus to death (a fairly outstanding example of inhumanity even in these inhuman times) does not exonerate Catholic atrocities.
He then returned to Geneva, arriving on the day of Michael Servetus's execution.
Some examples of Christians losing the ideals of Christ are the Roman Catholic Church which pushed the Inquisition which led to many being tortured and burned at the stake; Protestants in their zeal did the same with John Calvin burning Servetus at the stake in October 1553 C.E.