Erasmus the reformer

a study in restatement
  • 135 Pages
  • 4.81 MB
  • English
Methuen , London
Erasmus, Desiderius, -- d. 1536,, Reforma
Statementbeing the Hulsean lectures delivered before the University of Cambridge for 1921-1922.
SeriesHulsean lectures -- 1921-1922
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 135 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21950392M

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Erasmus parodied the Reformation by observing that the Reformation Erasmus the reformer book as a “tragedy,” and then mutated into a “comedy,” and always ended with a “wedding”.

His reviews of German inns in his Colloquies would make the modern traveler reverence a Motel 6. The Amazon description presents the book as a dual biography of Martin Luther and Desiderius Erasmus, but it also contains several biographical sketches of prominent figures like St.

Augustine, St. Paul, Thomas More, St. Jerome, St. Thomas Aquinas, Petrarch, Lorenzo Valla, William Tyndale, and more/5. Erasmus, quoted in Lewis Spitz, The Renaissance and Reformation Movements: Vol. I (St.

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Louis: Concordia Publishing House, ), Erasmus, “On the Freedom of the Will: A Diatribe or Discourse,” in Luther and Erasmus: Free Will and Salvation, Edited by Gordon Rupp and Philip Watson (Philadelphia: The Westminster Press, ),   Luther and Erasmus is a very important book on the history of the church.

It includes Erasmus’ diatribe against Luther, De Libero Arbitrio (On the Freedom of the Will), and Luther’s response De Servo Arbitrio (On the Bondage of the Will). This was an amazing insight into the early Reformation. 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.

"Novum Testamentum" title page, Item held in PHS Rare Books Collection. On March 7,Desiderius Erasmus (ca. –)—Renaissance humanist, Catholic reformer, and Dutch educator—wrote to a friend with great relief from Basel, Switzerland, that the printing of his Greek New Testament was at last complete.

'A judicious and discerning selection of large extracts from the Collected Works of Erasmus thoughtfully designed to include major statements of Erasmus on civility in individual morals, humanistic study and education, the Christian life, reform of the church, and the peaceful constraint of political force.

It is to my mind the most comprehensive and penetrating anthology of Erasmus. Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (/ˌdɛzɪˈdɪəriəs ɪˈræzməs/; 28 October – 12 July ), known as Erasmus or Erasmus of Rotterdam, was a Dutch philosopher and Christian humanist who is widely considered to have been the greatest scholar of the northern mater: Queens' College, Cambridge.

Erasmus has books on Goodreads with ratings. Erasmus’s most popular book is Praise of Folly. This account of one of the leading influences of the Reformation and the North European Renaissance describes Erasmus's achievements in areas of literature, theology and political thought.

It traces the origins of his ideas and the impact that they had on reform in. Erasmus's enemies accused him of inspiring the schismatic Luther.

And indeed, Erasmus found much he liked in the German's writings, describing him to Leo X. Erasmus, and other Essays by Marcus Dods Erasmus by RC Jebb Martin Luther on the bondage of the Will to the venerable mister Erasmus of Rotterdam Erasmus & Luther - their Attitude to Toleration by Robert H Murray Erasmus Of Rotterdam by Maurice Wilkinson The Oxford Reformers (Colet, Erasmus, Thomas More) by Frederic Author: Heinz Schmitz.

I wanted to find a newer biography and came across Huizinga's work Erasmus and the Age of Reformation. It was very readable in places and dragged in others. I wanted more than I got out of Erasmus of Rotterdam by Stefan Zweig.

Both books were about on the same level so I am still looking for more/5.

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See all. Buy Erasmus: The Reformer New edition by Dickens, A.G., Jones, Whitney R. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Author: A.G. Dickens, Whitney R. Jones. Erasmus Loaded the Reformation Cannon. 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. [10] Erasmus found peace and harmony in books and words and tried to use them to influence Christians to forsake the material and ceremonial and live as Christians.

In contrast to the gentle Erasmus, Luther's words, his polemical style of violent imagery created an combative atmosphere; he argued militantly.

Wikipedia's article on Erasmus notes: While he was critical of the abuses within the Church and called for reform, he kept his distance from Luther and Melanchthon and continued to recognise the authority of the pope.

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Erasmus emphasized a middle way, with a. Erasmus was the illegitimate son of a physician’s daughter and a priest; he rued the unlawfulness of the union all his life.

He named himself Desiderius, meaning longed for. More apt would have Author: Rebecca Newberger Goldstein. It was just a matter of time before another book was to roll off the press on the significance of Erasmus and the English Reformation. This time the impact of Erasmus was further extended in time.

English Humanists and Reformation Politics under Henry VIII and Edward VI by James McConica, yet again, brought to the fore the role of Erasmus in. InDesiderius Erasmus wrote his most famous work, The Praise of Folly. This book poked fun at greedy merchants, heartsick lovers, quarrelsome scholars, and pompous priests.

Erasmus believed in a Christianity of the heart, not one of ceremonies and rules. He thought that in order to improve society, all people should study the Bible. Erasmus was buried in the Cathedral of Basel, and his tomb is now visited by tourists.

Today he is hailed more by Protestants than by his fellow Catholics, often considered the intellectual father of the Reformation. Some of Erasmus' works were on the Church's Index of Prohibited Books for many years.

If Erasmus's scholarly ideal carries an enduring fascination, so too does his dilemma as a man of circumspection who would also be a reformer. Few historical figures have been more important in modeling the ideal of impartial critical scholarship than Erasmus of Rotterdam ().

Erasmus is, of course, not so well known as the other great figures of the Reformation. But even before Martin Luther burst on the scene in the early sixteenth century, Erasmus had for some years been speaking out plainly about the shortcomings of the church and the decline in true Christian living among both lay folk and the : Robert M.

Thornton.Get this from a library! Erasmus the reformer: a study in restatement: being the Hulsean lectures delivered before the University of Cambridge for [Leonard Elliott Elliott-Binns].Bentley-Taylor focuses on Erasmus and his contributions as a reformer prior to l5l7.

The author quotes extensively from Erasmus’s voluminous correspondence to leaders throughout Europe. The excerpts let us see his struggles, joys, and sorrows in his tumultuous times.

Erasmus was born in l in Rotterdam in the Netherlands.