a digital library of Unitarian Universalist biographies, history, books, and media
the digital library of Unitarian Universalism
Home » This Day » July 20

July 20

Königsberg Castle before WWI

Königsberg Castle before WWI

1611 – Florian Crusias, as distinguished philosopher and theologian of Danzig, Poland, held a public Greek disputation for his students at the University of Königsberg. Greek was the language used by advanced scholars in the study of the New Testament. The Socinians regarded Crusius as the “prince of philosophers.”

 

Series Navigation<< July 19July 21 >>

Notable in UU History
George Huntston Williams

Williams, George Huntston (1914-2000)

By Forrest Church, Senior Minister Unitarian Church of All Souls in New York City Recalling the Rev ... Read More
Balch

Balch, Emily Greene (1867-1961)

Biographical Introduction Emily Greene Balch, a member of the first generation of American women to attend ... Read More
Benjamin Rush

Rush, Benjamin (1745-1813)

Benjamin Rush, signer of America’s Declaration of Independence, was born on January 4, 1746, in Byberry ... Read More
Sigvard Eklund

Sigvard Eklund

Sigvard Eklund, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) from 1961 to 1981, was ... Read More