A Companion to John Wyclif (Brill's Companions to the by Ian Christopher Levy

By Ian Christopher Levy

The spouse to John Wyclif includes 8 massive essays (2-3, phrases every one) which hide the entire significant parts of Wyclif's lifestyles and notion. every one essay offers well timed examine that's completely grounded within the fundamental texts whereas utilising the newest secondary literature. Essays contain: lifestyles and profession; common sense and metaphysics; Trinity and Christology; ecclesiology and politics; the Christian lifestyles; sacraments; the Bible; his rivals. there isn't any related ebook on hand at the present time.

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That Wyclif might have hoped for a bishopric eventually is not unreasonable, but it is unlikely 75 Workman, 1:169–70; Holmes, Good Parliament, p. 177 The papal document confirming the prebend at Caistor specifies that Wyclif may hold it in plurality with Westbury. 77 Thomas Netter, Doctinale Antiquitatum Fidei Catholicae Ecclesiae (Venice, 1757–59), 1:560, 934; Workman, 1:252–3; Dahmus, p. 6. 76 22 andrew e. larsen that he particularly had his eye on Worcester in 1375. There had already been a nomination to the office made in 1373, and during this period, Wyclif was expecting the much lesser office of prebend of Caistor.

54 Eulogium (historiarum sive temporis) ed. S. Haydon, (RS 9) (London, 1858–63), 3:337–9; Workman, 1:228–30; Holmes, Good Parliament, p. I. Catto, “An Alleged Great Council of 1374,” English Historical Review, 82 (1967), 764–71. The Eulogium dates the Council to 1374, but Catto persuasively argues that it must have occurred in 1373; Workman’s treatment of the incident is thus out of context. 55 Wyclif, Determinacio Johannis Wyclif ad argumenta magistri Outredi de Omesima monachi, in Opera Minora, ed.

103. It is difficult to square the two different accounts of the events. The Anonimalle version of the exchange between Percy and Courtenay makes more sense, but historians have generally accepted Walsingham’s version as the more accurate, perhaps because it goes into more detail. It should be noted, however, that Walsingham’s version is clearly colored by his hostility to Gaunt. Goodman, John of Gaunt, pp. 60–61, favors the Anonimalle version over Walsingham. 30 andrew e. larsen his trust in God.

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