Download PDF by Christine Christ von-Wedel: Erasmus of Rotterdam: Advocate of a New Christianity

By Christine Christ von-Wedel

This e-book presents the 1st research of the improvement of Erasmus’ old method and its impression on Roman Catholic and Protestant theologians. Combining a biography of Erasmus with the bigger theological debates and the highbrow background of his time, Christine Christ-von Wedel finds a lot of formerly unexplored affects on Erasmus, in addition to his impacts on his contemporaries.

Erasmus of Rotterdam is a revised and significantly enlarged translation of Christ-von Wedel’s well-received 2003 research, initially released in German. staring at the impression of classical, biblical, patristic, scholastic, and overdue medieval vernacular and well known assets on Erasmus’ writing, the writer offers comparisons with theologians Agrippa, Lefèvre d’Étaples, Eck, Luther, and Zwingli to illustrate not just the singularity of Erasmus’ mind, but additionally the big influence he had at the Reformation. the result's a full of life photo of the guy and his time, within which Erasmus emerges as either a religious Christian and a severe seeker of fact who conceded the ambiguities that he may well now not resolve.

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