By Levy, I.C., Ian Christopher Levy

ISBN-10: 9004150072

ISBN-13: 9789004150072

The significant other to John Wyclif comprises 8 massive essays (2-3, phrases each one) which disguise all of the significant parts of Wyclif's lifestyles and inspiration. each one essay offers well timed examine that's completely grounded within the basic texts whereas utilizing the newest secondary literature. Essays contain: existence and profession; common sense and metaphysics; Trinity and Christology; ecclesiology and politics; the Christian lifestyles; sacraments; the Bible; his competitors. there isn't any similar booklet on hand this present day.

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166. See Goodman, John of Gaunt, pp. 15–41, for a good survey of the historiography on Gaunt. 89 F. Devon, Issues of the Exchequer, (London, 1837), p. 200. 90 St. Albans, pp. 76–77. 88 26 andrew e. 91 Consequently, there has been a tendency to assume that Gaunt somehow persuaded Wyclif to start preaching against the established church, and that Gaunt was cynically using the politically naïve Wyclif as a pawn in his larger political schemes. 92 If we accept that Gaunt was the force behind Wyclif ’s summons to the council and the main reason Wyclif initiated his preaching campaign in London, we must also acknowledge that Wyclif was more than a tool of Gaunt.

Ultimately, the issue must be regarded as unresolvable, even though it leaves us with a regrettable uncertainty about how to understand the Bruges delegation and Wyclif ’s function in it. 86 When Chancellor Knyvet announced the need for a subsidy, the Parliament balked. The Commons appointed its first Speaker, Sir Peter de la Mare, who in conjunction with Bishops Wykeham and Courtenay and others led an attack on several royal officials, as well as Edward III’s mistress, Alice Perrers. It then turned its attention to papal financial exactions and proposed the expulsion from England of all the pope’s collectors and proctors.

9–31; Anthony Kenny, Wyclif, (Oxford, 1985); and Jeremy Catto, “Wyclif and Wycliffism at Oxford 1356–1430,” in The History of the University of Oxford, ed. I. Catto and Ralph Evans, (Oxford: 1992), 2:186–219. Also helpful are Geoffrey Martin, “Wyclif, Lollards, and Historians, 1384–1984,” in Lollards and Their Influence, pp. 237–50, and Stephen E. Lahey, Philosophy and Politics in the Thought of John Wyclif, (Cambridge: 2003), pp. 9–23, both of which survey the historiography on Wyclif. 30 Robson, Wyclif, pp.

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