Advocates of reform, from Wyclif to Erasmus.

by Matthew Spinka

Publisher: Westminster Press in Philadelphia

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Bibliography: p. 380-382.

SeriesThe Library of Christian classics ;, v. 14
LC ClassificationsBR301 .S65
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Pagination399 p.
Number of Pages399
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Open LibraryOL6138411M
LC Control Number53013092

  By God’s plan, Erasmus tutored Zwingli and commended Paul’s Epistles in Greek to him, laying the foundation for his conversion and leadership as a Reformer. We can thank God that ultimately, he spurred Erasmus to challenge Luther regarding the human will or we would have been without one of the most important theological books ever written. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in Advocates of reform, from Wyclif to Erasmus by Matthew Spinka (Book). Demands for reform: 14th century: Like the Renaissance, which slighly predates it, the Reformation has a multitude of possible starting wish to rediscover a simpler and more authentic version of the Christian life is characteristic of many new movements within Christianity, one of which is the commitment to poverty of St on against the worldliness of the church is. The Humanism of Erasmus and Its Influence on His Ideas of Reform. Erasmus, as a Christian humanist, focused on scholarship in Latin and the classics. Erasmus was especially drawn to study the early Church Fathers. He believed that Jerome was the best proclaimer of the doctrine of Christ and that Origen stood even higher than Jerome as a.

Planting The Seed Of Reform The Rise Of Knowledge: Humanism Erasmus One of the greatest humanists of the age was Erasmus of Rotterdam () A scholar, promoter of classical erudition Editor of the Greek text of the Bible Author of The Praise of Folly - A renaissance satire looking at the frivolity of learning, but ending with the sharing. Wycliffe, Huss, And Zinzendorf THE Inqusition and the devastating wars which the popes and the Councils directed against the Albigenses and Waldenses during the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, had scattered some of them over Europe, where they settled mostly in Germany, Poland, and Bohemia. G. H. W. Parker, The Morning Star (Wycliffe and the Dawn of the Reformation) (Eerdmans, Grand Rapids, Mich., ) A study of the midth Century church, including Wycliffe, John Hus, and other. The books listed in this section contain more than one article listed elsewhere by a shortened reference (which is given by name, and then by title as well if necessary). Spinka, M. Advocates of Reform from Wyclif to Erasmus. Library of Christian Classics, vol. Philadelphia: Westminster, Spufford, Margaret, ed.

Desiderius Erasmus (–) was the greatest scholar of the northern Renaissance, the first editor of the New Testament, and an important figure in classical literature. He helped lay the groundwork for the historical-critical study of the past, and his educational writings contributed to the replacement of the older scholastic curriculum by the new humanist emphasis on the classics. He wrote a book against transubstantiation and demonstrated 7 Spinka, Matthew, ed. Library of Christian Classics - Advocates of Reform: From Wyclif to Erasmus. Louisville, KY: Westminster/John Knox, 4 between Levy and Wyclif. However, both citations are from the same work as cited in. attempted to reform the Catholic Church before the Protestant Reformation in They are Jan Hus in Prague, John Wycliffe in England, and Desiderius Erasmus in the Netherlands. Perugino’s Delivery of the Keys works into Czech they were banned by the Church) Attended Oxford University Wrote 18 theses which told of his grievances. The sixteenth-century religious movement that sought to reform the Roman Catholic Church and led to the establishment of Protestantism. Lutheranism religious doctrine proposed by Martin Luther that salvation is achieved by faith alone, not by good works; the first Protestant faith, followers rejected the authority of Roman Catholic church.

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Conciliarism as ecclesiastical reform. Henry of Langenstein, A letter on behalf of a council of peace. John Gerson, On the unity of the church. Dietrich of Niem, Ways of uniting and reforming the church. John Major, A disputation on the authority of a council -- John Hus.

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Bei der Büchersuchmaschine können Sie antiquarische und Neubücher vergleichen und sofort zum Bestpreis bestellen. Usato, ottimo stato, [SC:. Matthew Spinka, ed., Advocates of Reform (Westminster Press, ) The part of this book devoted to Wycliffe includes a brief biography, plus two of Wycliffe’s significant works, "On the Pastoral Office" and "The Eucharist," translated into modern English.

Wycliffe was also cited to appear at Rome, but in the hectic year ofevents precluded such an appearance, even had Wycliffe been so inclined to heed the summons.

Wycliffe had another major public encounter over the “Right of Sanctuary ” conflict that erupted between the church and civil authorities in He essentially quoted Erasmus's statement above to establish his own point regarding baptism from Wyclif to Erasmus.

book immersion in his book of entitled Old and New Believers on Baptism. Matthew Spinka, Advocates of Reform: From Wyclif to Erasmus (Philadelphia: Westminster Press, ), Owen Chadwick, in his book The Reformation, gives a few lists of the vices Erasmus saw in the church.

Erasmus was not fired by a reforming passion or zeal. But his sensible and scholarly nose was otherwise offended by the stink of despised ignorance, superstition, obscurantism, and. Buy a cheap copy of Advocates of Reform from Wyclif to book.

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In Erasmus brought a first draft manuscript of theAntibarbariwith him to was a dialogue that built on his and Cornelius Gerard’s poemDialogus adversus Barbaros, which was directed at those who denigrated the study of pagan literature, the “barbarians” in the title.¹ In his ardent defence of a classical education against monastic anti-intellectualism, Erasmus cited the.

Advocates of Reform Paper - Matthew Spinka: Westminster John Knox Press This volume in the Library of Christian Classics series offers fresh translations of works by several early reformers. Inlcuded among the authors is John Wyclif, whose work is often characterized as a precursor to the Protestant Inlcuded among the authors is John Wyclif, whose work is often characterized as a precursor to the Protestant Reformation.

Long recognized for the quality of its translations, introductions, explanatory notes, and indexes, the Library of Christian Classics provides scholars and students with modern English translations of some of the most.

Advocates of Reform: From Wyclif to Erasmus. "The Library of Christian Classics," Volume Philadelphia: Westminster Press, John Wyclif, pp Includes portions of "On the Pastoral Office" and "On the Eucharist." BRS65 Stacey, John.

John Wyclif and Reform. Philadelphia: Westminster Press, p. BXS Advocates of Reform: From Wycliffe to Erasmus Alexandrian Christianity: Selected Translations of Clement and Origen Aquinas on Nature and Grace: Selections from the Summa Thologica Augustine: Confessions and Enchiridion Augustine: Earlier Writings Augustine: Later Works Calvin: Institute of the Christian Religion, 2 Volumes--Calvin: Commentaries.

Erasmus of Rotterdam was the superstar academic of his era. Writing in a witty and generally well-received manner, he propagated the message of Classical Humanism throughout Europe, including calls to ad fontes (back to the sources) humanism and Church reform.

This essay focuses on the Erasmian concepts of the Philosophy of Christ and the reform of the Church found in Sileni. Wyclif made close ties with the English parliament and later the Duke of Lancaster, John of 6 Matthew Spinka, Advocates for Reform from Wyclif to Erasmus, (Philadelphia: The Westminster Press, ), 7 Ibid, 8 Ibid,   You will feel yourself breathed upon by divine will, affected, seized, transfigured in an ineffable manner, if you approach Scripture religiously, with veneration, humbly” (Advocates of Reform, ).

Erasmus taught “All Holy Scripture was divinely inspired and perfected by God its Author.”. John Hus (c. ) was influenced by Wycliffe, and instituted a reform in Bohemia on the model that Wycliffe attempted in England.

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Novum Instrumentum omne. Erasmus spent the next year seeing his Adages and three volumes of Jerome’s letters through the press, while he struggled to prepare a suitable Greek manuscript for the typesetters. The printing of the New Testament, after several false starts, began in earnest in Octoberand the whole—with Greek and Latin texts in parallel columns, a dedicatory epistle, a.

Erasmus, in full Desiderius Erasmus, (born Octo [?], Rotterdam, Holland [now in the Netherlands]—died JBasel, Switzerland), Dutch humanist who was the greatest scholar of the northern Renaissance, the first editor of the New Testament, and also an important figure in patristics and classical literature.

Using the philological methods pioneered by. Advocates of Reform: From Wyclif to Erasmus by Matthew Spinka (Editor) really liked it avg rating — 3 ratings — published This book provides the first analysis of the development of Erasmus’ historical methodology and its impact on Roman Catholic and Protestant theologians.

Combining a biography of Erasmus with the larger theological debates and the intellectual history of his time, Christine Christ-von Wedel reveals many of previously unexplored influences on Erasmus, as well as his influences on his.

Advocates of Reform from Wyclif to Erasmus, Library of Christian Classics, XIV. Philadelphia: The Westminster Press,pp.

Readings in Early Modern Catholicism. Erasmus loaded the cannon that Luther fired. The greatest scholar of his day, Erasmus rammed two shots into the barrel of the Reformation.

The first shot was a satire titled, The Praise of Folly, which poked fun at the errors of Christian Europe. For example, Erasmus reminded his readers that Peter said to the Lord, "We have left everything for you.".

Matthew Spinka edited and translated the important work "Hus on Simony," in Advocates of Reform from Wyclif to Erasmus, "Library of Christian Classics," vol.

14 (Philadelphia, ). Spinka also translated The Letters of John Hus (Manchester, ). Works about Hus. The Library of Christian Classics Volume XIV: Advocates of Reform from 1 copy Advocates of Reform, from Wyclif to Erasmus.

Edited by M. Spinka (Library 1 copy. (Advocates of Reform: From Wyclif to Erasmus; Matthew Spinka; p. by way of Sorenson; Touch Not The Unclean Thing) There are others to consider, such as Theodore Beza.

Does anyone doubt the fact that Theodore Beza had a high regard for the Bible?Beatus Rhenanus, German humanist, writer, and advocate of Christian reform whose editorial work helped to preserve a wealth of classical literature.

He befriended Dutch humanist Desiderius Erasmus and later authored his biography. Learn more about the life and legacy of Rhenanus.Jan Hus (/ h ʊ s /; Czech: [ˈjan ˈɦus] (); c. – 6 July ), sometimes anglicized as John Hus or John Huss, and referred to in historical texts as Iohannes Hus or Johannes Huss, was a Czech theologian and philosopher who became a church reformer and an inspirer of Hussitism, a key predecessor to Protestantism and a seminal figure in the Bohemian Reformation.