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Erasmus and his times

Louis Bouyer

Erasmus and his times

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Published by Newman Press in Westminster, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Erasmus, Desiderius, d. 1536

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementLouis Bouyer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR350.E7 B63
    The Physical Object
    Pagination220 p. ;
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5802210M
    LC Control Number60016073
    OCLC/WorldCa393128

      But the violence of the rhetoric and the temper of the times into which Erasmus was reluctantly drawn dampened his optimism. In , Erasmus grimly declared, “I am a heretic on both sides.” His whole grand project of bonae litterae seemed on the verge of going up in flames. From Basel, where Erasmus lay dying in , he wrote to his old.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bouyer, Louis, Erasmus and his times. Westminster, Md.: Newman Press, © (OCoLC) Many are part of the common stock of our speech today.

A necessary evil, cupboard love, a rare bird, an iron in the fire, are all to be found in the Adagia.

Erasmus refers each to its source; then follows with a commentary on the meaning and with whatever ideas and personal observations arose from it. The book's influence waned after his : Margaret Phillips.

Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (/ ˌ d ɛ z ɪ ˈ d ɪər i ə s ɪ ˈ r æ z m ə s /; 28 October – 12 July ), known as Erasmus or Erasmus of Rotterdam, was a Dutch philosopher and Christian scholar who is widely considered to have been one of the greatest scholars of the northern Renaissance.

Originally trained as a Catholic priest, Erasmus was an important figure in classical Alma mater: Queens' College, Cambridge, Collège. Today, however, Erasmus is largely forgotten, and the reason can be summed up in two words: Martin Luther.

As a young friar in remote Wittenberg, Luther was initially a great admirer of Erasmus and his critique of the Catholic Church, but while Erasmus sought to reform that institution from within, Luther wanted a more radical transformation/5(51).

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Erasmus and his times by Desiderius Erasmus,G. Bell edition, in English - Reprinted with corrections and : Erasmus was the second illegitimate son of Roger Gerard, a priest, and Margaret, a physician’s daughter.

He advanced as far as the third-highest class at the chapter school of St. Lebuin’s in Deventer. One of his teachers, Jan Synthen, was a humanist, as was the headmaster, Alexander Hegius. The schoolboy Erasmus was clever enough to write.

Erasmus was among the earliest of pacifists, calling Mars “the stupidest of all the gods,” so there is a tragic irony in his having contributed, no matter how indirectly, to the bloody Author: Rebecca Newberger Goldstein.

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New York Times Notable Book of Library Journal Best Book of “Last year saw a profusion of books about Martin Luther to mark the th anniversary of his posting the 95 Theses.

Massing widens the lens wondrously, bringing in Erasmus, the great humanist foe of Luther, and showing how their rivalry set the course for much of Western civilization. His first published work was the Adagia in This collection of Greek and Latin proverbs from the classics proved quite popular and was revised and added to many Erasmus and his times book by the author.

The Praise of Folly was published in and garnered a great deal of attention, some positive and some vociferously negative. Erasmus was also the first to. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Erasmus and His Times: A Selections from the Letters of Erasmus and His Circle by G.

Facer and Desiderius Erasmus (, Book, Other) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Erasmus writes in response to Luther's The Enslaved Will and rebukes Luther for what he considers his high-handed arrogance and his insulting charge that Erasmus is an atheist.

In Hyperaspistes 1 deals with a number of general considerations in approaching the question of free : Desiderius Erasmus. A few days after I wrote on the book’s inside cover that Erasmus disappointed me; that, contrary to what I had expected, he did not see the folly of his age but was a fool himself.

A.H.T. Levi’s Penguin introduction to Praise of Folly is worth reading, and precisely on page xlii of the long introduction I was shocked to learn that no one in. He also leavens his book with asides. For instance, Erasmus was the first European to make a living as an author.

Michael Massing is an American journalist and : Peter Flom. Erasmus on His Times: A Shortened Version of the 'Adages' of Erasmus. Erasmus. Out of Stock. German Humanism and Reformation (German Library) Erasmus $ - $ Reader in Comedy: An Anthology of Theory and Criticism.

We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in %. After his death, Erasmus's celebrity waxed and waned over the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. More recently, modern commentators have found in his works a perennially attractive set of teachings and have sometimes called him "the first modern." sources.

Erika Rummel, Erasmus and his Catholic Critics. 2 vols. (Nieuwkoop, Netherlands, ). Erasmus: His Life, Works, and Influence is a comprehensive introduction to Erasmus's life, works, and thoughts. It integrates the best scholarship of the past twenty years and will appeal to undergraduates in all areas of cultural history as well as Erasmus specialists.5/5(1).

Today, however, Erasmus is largely forgotten, and the reason can be summed up in two words: Martin Luther. As a young friar in remote Wittenberg, Luther was initially a great admirer of Erasmus and his critique of the Catholic Church, but while Erasmus sought to reform that institution from within, Luther wanted a more radical transformation.

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Erasmus began his education at the age of 4, attending a school in Gouda, a town near Rotterdam. When he was 9 years old, his father sent him to a. Erasmus and His Times. Bristol: Bristol Classical Press; Wauconda, Ill.: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Pp. ISBN -1 Originally published in the Bell Alpha Classics series inthis selection of leuers to and from Erasmus served a useful purpose to introduce English school children to a lively form of Latin and an Author: Charles Fantazzi.

Desiderius Eramus. erasmus-by-holbein That name should have reverberated throughout the year of Five hundred years ago, Erasmus published his most important book. Commission. Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam (/69–) was a renowned humanist scholar and theologian. He moved in to Basel, the city where Hans Holbein the Younger lived and had his workshop.

Such was the fame of Erasmus, who corresponded with scholars throughout Europe, that he needed many portraits of himself to send abroad to his protectors; although not an admirer of painting. Erasmus Studies. A prolific essayist who lived and wrote against the backdrop of the European Reformation, Erasmus () was a teacher, theologian, classicist, and humanist of the Dutch Renaissance whose investigations spanned everything from political theory, literature, and civility in children to definitions of free will, Christian ethics, and the philosophy of education.

This book is a debate between a top scholar of his day, Erasmus, and Luther concerning whether or not man has free will. Erasmus writes, then Luther responds. I found Luther's aggressive rhetoric tiring, and that neither side articulated their points as well as they could/5. Read or Download Now ?book=PDF Erasmus on His Times A Shortened Version of the Adages of Erasmus Free Books.

(This book was selected as one of The New York Times Book Review’s 10 Best Books of Erasmus Wilde, is visited by his brother, Christopher, who has plans to build and test a flying.

Question: "Who was Desiderius Erasmus?" Answer: Desiderius Erasmus (—) was a Dutch theologian and the scholar behind what is now known as the Textus a day when the only Bible available was the Latin Vulgate, Erasmus sought to produce a textually accurate Greek New that end, he compiled several handwritten Greek manuscripts and oversaw their.

Erasmus on His Times: A Shortened Version of the 'Adages' of Erasmus by Phillips, Margaret Mann and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 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. His books were reprinted many, many times.

Perhaps Erasmus was the first living author to become a "media superstar" thanks to the relatively new printing press. By the 's, the writings of Erasmus accounted for 10 to 20 percent of all book sales. He was hugely influential/5(2). Erasmus was well aware that, with the rise of Luther and his followers, his satire had become potentially dangerous.

If he had seen it coming, he. One of his popular works was the book he wrote “The Prince”. Both Machiavelli and Erasmus were great contributors towards work in the renaissance time period.

When comparing the two in which style of leadership fits today’s world I would chose Machiavelli. A main reason is because; his ideas stated that force should be used if necessary.

Even as Luther’s attacks on the Church grew more violent, Erasmus continued to seek a dialogue around reform between Catholics and Luther’s followers. It was only inmore than seven years after Luther began to publicly attack the Church, that Erasmus published his first criticism of Lutheranism with his book On the Freedom of the Will.

But Erasmus could be bitterly satirical about the monastic life of his times and longed to see the correction of abuses in church discipline, the removal of popular forms of devotion that bordered on superstition, and a more open approach to intellectual studies.

But that was as far as he would go. Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (28 October 12 July ), known as Erasmus of Rotterdam, or simply Erasmus, was a Dutch Renaissance humanist, Catholic priest, social critic, teacher, and theologian.

Erasmus was a classical scholar and wrote in a pure Latin style. Among humanists he enjoyed the sobriquet "Prince of the Humanists", and has been called "the crowning glory of the Christian/5(30).

Erasmus refers each to its source; then follows with a commentary on the meaning and with whatever ideas and personal observations arose from it. The book's influence waned after his s on His Times: A Shortened Version of the 'Adages' of Erasmus (Paperback)Brand: Margaret Mann Phillips.

From "The Answer Book" © Samuel C. Gipp. Reproduced by permission. QUESTION: Was Erasmus, the editor of the Textus Receptus, a "good" Roman Catholic. ANSWER: Erasmus, who edited the Greek text which was later to be known as the Textus Receptus, was an embarrassment to the pope and a poor example of a "good" Roman Catholic.

EXPLANATION: Desiderius Erasmus was born in. At times, his wit could be sharp, even bitter, as we see in the work that he dedicates to his close friend Thomas More, The Praise Of Folly. And indeed, throughout Erasmus's writings, there's always a degree of levity, a degree of humor.

Humanism - Humanism - Desiderius Erasmus: Desiderius Erasmus was the only humanist whose international fame in his own time compared to Petrarch’s.

While lacking Petrarch’s polemical zeal and spirit of self-inquiry, he shared the Italian’s intense love of language, his dislike for the complexities and pretenses of medieval institutions both secular and religious, and his commanding. New York Times Notable Book of Library Journal Best Book of "Last year saw a profusion of books about Martin Luther to mark the th anniversary of his posting the 95 Theses.

Massing widens the lens wondrously, bringing in Erasmus, the great humanist foe of Luther, and showing how their rivalry set the course for much of Western 5/5(1).Desiderius Erasmus. Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (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 one of the greatest scholars of the northern Renaissance.The Adagia of Erasmus (surely the original best-seller) was first published in It went through numerous impressions and ten major revisions in the course of Erasmus's life.

Its influence was incalculable. It disseminated humanist learning and humanist attitudes among the new reading public to such an extent that it can be claimed as one of the books that contributed most to form the.