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Erasmus of Christendom

Roland H. Bainton

Erasmus of Christendom

by Roland H. Bainton

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Erasmus, Desiderius, -- d. 1536.

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    Statementby Roland H. Bainton.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21615557M
    ISBN 100684153807

    Thus, for those interested in Erasmus' influence on the Reformation, Bainton's book is superior, especially as the endnotes to source documents are more thorough and more efficient at getting you to the material. The only drawback is that much of Erasmus' work is not easily fdn2018.coms: 8. Jun 08,  · On this point, we would do well to recognize that Erasmus’ humanist legacy has overcome the Reformation in the judgments of individualistic modern western society. In that sense, Erasmus was a man ahead of his time. Luther’s love of theology and doctrine may have lost popularity, but that does not make him wrong.

    You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. Buy Erasmus of Christendom (Hendrickson Classic Biographies) by Roland H Bainton (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

    TY - JOUR. T1 - A model for Christendom? Erasmus, Poland, and the reformation. AU - Louthan, Howard. PY - /3. Y1 - /3. N2 - This article examines the close ties that developed between Desiderius Erasmus and the Polish kingdom and the implication of these relationships on our understanding of the religious landscape of late medieval and early modern fdn2018.com by: 2. Dec 15,  · Finally, the personality of Erasmus was not all French vanilla, as some would have us believe. The self-proclaimed Erasmian and scholar, Roland Bainton, in his Erasmus of Christendom, keenly observed: .Erasmus was not so very gentle. He did indeed insist that debate should be conducted with civility.


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Erasmus of Christendom by Roland H. Bainton Download PDF EPUB FB2

Jan 01,  · “Erasmus of Christendom,” by Roland Bainton is the third book that I’ve read by or about Erasmus in the past month. He has become my favorite Dutchman of history (I was born in Holland), and he is certainly now my favorite writer/thinker of the western Roman Catholic Church/5.

“Erasmus of Christendom,” by Roland Bainton is the third book that I’ve read by Erasmus of Christendom book about Erasmus in the past month. He has become my favorite Dutchman of history (I was born in Holland), and he is certainly now my favorite writer/thinker of the western Roman Catholic Church/5(8).

Mar 29,  · “Erasmus of Christendom,” by Roland Bainton is the third book that I’ve read by or about Erasmus in the past month. He has become my favorite Dutchman of history (I was born in Holland), and he is certainly now my favorite writer/thinker of the western Roman Catholic fdn2018.com by: Born the illegitimate son of a priest, Erasmus grew to become one of the most influential figures of the Reformation.

Bainton's multifaceted portrait chronicles Erasmus's rise from poverty and his emergence as a powerful yet moderate voice for change as he corresponded with Martin Luther, Philip Melanchthon, Henry VIII, Thomas More, Pope Leo X, and others. pages, hardcover from fdn2018.com: Hendrickson Publishers.

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 humanist who is widely considered to have been one of the greatest scholars of the northern fdn2018.com mater: Queens' College, Cambridge, Collège.

Apr 01,  · If Erasmus were as popular as Luther today, I imagine that this book, rather than his biography of Luther, would be the book Bainton was remembered for. Erasmus of Christendom has the rare combination of both high scholarship and ease of fdn2018.com by: Bainton wore his scholarship lightly and had a lively, readable style.

His most popular book was Here I Stand: A Life of Martin Luther ()which sold more than a million copies. Roland Bainton, Erasmus of Christendom (New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, ) Reprinted as.

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Get this from a library. Erasmus of Christendom. [Roland H Bainton] -- A portrait of the 16th century philosopher-humanist who spent his life affirming religion as something deeper than dogmas.

Aug 01,  · “Erasmus of Christendom,” by Roland Bainton is the third book that I’ve read by or about Erasmus in the past month. He has become my favorite Dutchman of history (I was born in Holland), and he is certainly now my favorite writer/thinker of the western Roman Catholic Church/5(7).

Mar 29,  · Erasmus was horrified — horrified at the violence of Luther’s certitude, horrified at the violence his certitude bred within Christendom.

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Holiday Shipping Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Publish your book with B&N. Learn More. The B&N Mastercard®. “Erasmus of Christendom,” by Roland Bainton is the third book that I’ve read by or about Erasmus in the past month.

He has become my favorite Dutchman of history (I was born in Holland), and he is certainly now my favorite writer/thinker of the western Roman Catholic Church.5/5(1). Despite this disavowal, however, he remained squarely in the middle of the dispute and would not throw his lot in with the Catholic Church.

Erasmus's moderate stance angered both sides and he lost his role as the preeminent intellectual and moral leader of European Christendom. Erasmus died in in Basel of a sudden attack of dysentery. While so much of Michael Massing’s “Fatal Discord: Erasmus, Luther, and the Fight for the Western Mind” is concentrated on the evolution of Christian thought during the Protestant Reformation, my attention kept being diverted to the strange and cataclysmic impact publishing had on European polity during the period/5.

Apr 27,  · Erasmus of Christendom by Roland H. Bainton,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(47). “Erasmus of Christendom,” by Roland Bainton is the third book that I’ve read by or about Erasmus in the past month.

He has become my favorite Dutchman of history (I was born in Holland), and he is certainly now my favorite writer/thinker of the western Roman Catholic fdn2018.coms: 8. Thereafter Erasmus devoted himself to the Greek language, in which the New Testament was written.

"I cannot tell you, dear Colet, how I hurry on, with all sails set, to holy literature," he soon. The professor emeritus of Church History at Yale presents here a study of the best known humanist of the sixteenth century. In a style comparable to his earlier study of Luther, the author gives a chronological account of Erasmus' life and work.

Interwoven with this narrative is extensive treatment of his writings, the influences that shaped him, and the influence he exerted on his time. A man. Well structured book on the life of Erasmus. Conveys that Erasmus was always trying to position himself as a peacemaker, and trying to avoid contention and violence as much as possible.

However, in the end the result was that he supported neither 'side' and was disliked by both - /5(2)."Christendom" has referred to the medieval and renaissance notion of the Christian world as a sociopolitical polity.

In essence, the earliest vision of Christendom was a vision of a Christian theocracy, a government founded upon and upholding Christian values, whose institutions are spread through and over with Christian doctrine.Erasmus. Desiderius Erasmus (), a Dutch humanist, scholar, and theologian, was born at Rotterdam, Holland.

He was a leading voice in the theological debates of the early Reformation in northern Europe. He contended with the reformer Martin Luther (), emphasizing the importance of free will in human actions against Luther's belief in the absolute bondage of the will to sin.