Rakow sentence example
- Faustus Sozzini, a native of Sienna (1539-1603), much influenced by his uncle Lelio Sozzini, after a wandering, questioning life, found his way to Poland, where he succeeded in uniting the various Anabaptist sects into a species of church, the doctrines of which are set forth in the Confession of Rakow (near Minsk), published in Polish in 1605 and speedily in German and Latin.
- That modern Unitarianism is all to be traced back to Sozzini and the Rakow Confession need not be assumed.
- At Rakow in Poland was published the catechism of the Socinian doctrines in 1605.
- In 1602 James Sienynski established at Rakow a college and a printing-press, from which the Racovian Catechism was issued in 1605.
- The establishment at Rakow was suppressed in 1638, two lads having pelted a crucifix outside the town.Advertisement
- The Socinians embodied their tenets in the larger and smaller works drawn up by Fausto Sozzini and Schmalz, and published at Rakow in Poland in 1605; 2 modern Unitarians have modern catechisms. The Quakers or Friends possess a kind of catechism said to have been written by George Fox in 1660, in which father and son are respectively questioner and answerer, and an interesting work by Robert Barclay, in which texts of Scripture form the replies.