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Author Rummel, Erika

Title Erasmus
Published Bloomsbury Publishing, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (160 pages)
Contents Cover; Contents; Editorial foreword; Preface; 1 'Read this by yourself and in secret' : Erasmus constructs his Life; 2 The fight against the barbarians: Erasmus's educational philosophy; 3 Pietas in public and private life; 4 Princes, popes and people: The social order; 5 Erasmus as biblical humanist; 6 Why Erasmus was no Lutheran: Christian scepticism and the importance of consensus; Epilogue: Erasmianism today; Notes; Select bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; X; Z
Summary Desiderius Erasmus was one of the most influential writers of his time and widely acclaimed as the principal Northern humanist. He was, however, not only a man of letters but also a shrewd observer of society, a sharp critic of the institutional church, and a scholar on the cutting edge of biblical studies. Although not a systematic philosopher or theologian, he left his stamp on the intellectual milieu of his time and was regarded by Catholic apologists as the inspirational source of the Lutheran reformation. In this book, Erika Rummel introduces readers to Erasmus' ideas on education, piety,
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Subject Erasmus, Desiderius, -1536 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Erasmus, Desiderius, -1536.
PHILOSOPHY / History & Surveys / Modern
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1441123407