Servetus, Michael


Dr. King writes biographical notes about Michael Servetus, a citizen of Spain known for his study of medicine and theology. Servetus was burned at the stake because of his anti-Trinitarian views.

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Servetus, Michael
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Servetus, Michael: (1511- 1553) Born in Spain and trained in law, Servetus came to public attention through his his [sic] studies in medecine and theology. In the former he is credited with the first modern understanding of the pulmonary circulation of the blood. In the latter he became a strong and argumentative anti-Trinitarian. In 1553 Servetus was condemned as a heretic and burned at the stake by order of the city of Geneva.
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