Hauge sentence example
- HANS NIELSEN HAUGE (1771-1824), Norwegian Lutheran divine, was born in the parish of Thuno, Norway, on the 3rd of April 1771, the son of a peasant.
- Proceeding to Christiansand in 1804, Hauge set up a printingpress to disseminate his views more widely, but was almost immediately arrested for holding illegal religious meetings, and for insulting the regular clergy in his books, all of which were confiscated; he was also heavily fined.
- Hauge's principal writings are Forsog til Afhandeling om Guds Visdom (1796); Anvisning til Nogle morkelige Sprog i Bibelen (1798); Forklaring over Loven og Evangelium (1803).
- For an account of his life and doctrines see C. Bang's Hans Nielsen Hauge og hans Samtid (Christiania; 2nd ed., 1875); O.
- Rost, Nogle Bemaerkninger om Hans Nielsen Hauge og hans Retning (1883), and the article in Herzog-Hauck, Realencyklopadie.Advertisement