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Wyclif in His Time

by Anthony John Patrick Kenny

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages182
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ISBN 100198200889
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If time is infinite, we are at any point in time.” His musings irritated me. I thought of putting the Book of Sand in the space left by the Wyclif, but I chose at last to hide it behind some imperfect volumes of the Thousand and One Nights. I went to bed but could not sleep. It was in Wyclif's time that the rebellion of Wat Tyler and Jack Straw broke out, as we read in the history of England (AD ); but, although Wyclif's enemies would have been very glad to lay some of the blame of it at his door, it is quite certain that he had nothing to do with it in any way.

  Readings: Psalm Sirach Hebrews Mark [Common of a Theologian and Teacher][Common of a Prophetic Witness][For Prophetic Witness in the Church] Preface of God the Holy Spirit. PRAYER (traditional language) O God, whose justice continually challenges thy Church to live according to its calling: Grant us who now remember the work of John Wyclif contrition . John Wyclif Writer and "reformer", b. probably at Hipswell near Richmond, in Yorkshire, ; d. at Lutterworth, Leicestershire, 31 Dec., His family is said to have come from Wycliffe, on the Tees, in the same county. The traditional date of his birth is given as , but some authorities put.

John Wycliffe (lived from about to in England) was an English was one of the first to translate the Christian Bible into common is generally known as "Wyclif's Bible".A missions agency bearing his name (Wycliffe Bible Translators) continues translating the scriptures into languages around the world.   To my ear, Thorn Satterlee has the most certain voice in this group. His Burning Wyclif won the Walt McDonald First-Book Competition in Poetry and was subsequently chosen as a notable book by the American Library Association and as a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book .


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Wyclif in His Time Edited by Anthony Kenny. The eminent contributors to this volume examine the theologian John Wyclif's enduring influence in the fields of history, philosophy, theology, and English language and literature. "The Bible,said Wyclif, was God's book, a summary of truth in a more important sense than a mere matter of words on a page: it was the testament of the father, a 'charter written by God', 'the mirror of eternal truth', and the 'logic of Holy Scripture', as Wyclif called it, was superior to all human logic/5.

Wyclif, the Bible, and transubstantiation / Maurice Keen --The realism of the De universalibus / Anthony Kenny --Continua, indivisibles, and change in Wyclif's Logic of scripture / Norman Kretzmann --Wycliffism in Oxford ; Wyclif and the English language / Anne Hudson --Wyclif and Hus: a doctrinal comparison / Gordon Leff --The.

John Wycliffe’s ideology was often concerned with church reform. In a series of political-ecclesiastical treatises, Wycliffe expounded his view that the church of his day should return to evangelical poverty.

Later he began a systematic Wyclif in His Time book on its beliefs and practices, which included condemnation of the doctrine of transubstantiation.

Wyclif produced a very large body of work, both in Latin and English, a great portion of which has been edited by the Wyclif Society between the end of the 19 th and the beginning of the 20 th centuries, even though some of his most important books are still unpublished — for instance, his treatises on time (De tempore) and on divine ideas.

(WYCLIFFE, or WICLIF, etc.). Writer and "reformer", b. probably at Hipswell near Richmond, in Yorkshire, ; d. at Lutterworth, Leicestershire, 31 Dec., His family is said to have come from Wycliffe, on the Tees, in the same county.

The traditional date of his birth is given asbut some authorities put it earlier. Hardly anything is known of his early life, and his career at. Let me now turn from Wyclifs time to Wyclif & work. That Wyclif did a great work in a very dark day— that he made a deep impression on his generation—that he was felt and acknowledged to be "a power" in England both by Church and Parliament, for some twenty-five years, is simple matter of history which no well-read person can deny.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. John Wycliffe (Wycliffe, John, ) Books from the extended shelves: Wycliffe, John, [Thirty-eight woodcuts illustrating the life of Christ].

([London, ca. ]), also by Frederick Collins Wilson and Project Unica (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library) IU-R (page images at HathiTrust) Wycliffe, John, An apologie for Iohn.

It's tough to find an isolated book on Wyclif's Theology and the events that took place through his time at Oxford. Many books that are out are synopsis works that overview his bio or place him in a series with other early reformers. This is a part of the "Great Medieval Thinkers" series/5.

The theological innovations for which Wyclif is best known, including a heightened emphasis on Scripture in Christian life, his rejection of transubstantiation, and his program for ecclesiastical reform, are best understood in terms of the philosophical theology that he developed during his years at Oxford.

This book attempts such an. New Books on John Wyclif. “ This book reconstructs Wyclif’s discourse on the theological and political consequences of his radically new insight into the integrity of man and nature as regards the good, free and beautiful life, communicated to his contemporary scholastic and lay audience.

His theological, legal and political vision of. John Wycliffe ( ) was a theologian, philosopher, lay preacher and translator. John Wycliffe produced some of the first handwritten English translations of the Bible and helped to make them widely available. He was an early critic of the Papacy and the clerical basis of the Catholic church; Wycliffe argued scripture was the primary basis.

Even in his time the "Lollards" had reached wide circles in England and preached "God's law, without which no one could be justified." Anti-Wyclif Synod. In the summer of Wyclif formulated his doctrine of the Lord's Supper in twelve short sentences, and made it a duty to advocate it everywhere.

Using Wyclif's extensive Latin corpus, the author shows how he dismantled these three pillars of medieval "just war" doctrine, exploring his critique within the context of contemporary political thought and ideology, and showing that he not only repudiated the concept in both theory and practice, but also championed an interpretation of.

As he developed the theological implications of his metaphysics, however, Wyclif entered the public arena with a vengeance, for his was a time in which theological and political issues were.

Early life. His family was of early Saxon origin, long settled in his time the family was a large one, covering a considerable territory, principally centered around Wycliffe-on-Tees, of which Ipreswell, his birthplace, was an outlying hamlet.( is the year usually given for Wyclif's birth; Rashdall in the Dictionary of National Biography lxiii.

says: " is too. Wyclif concludes that of all possible authorities Holy Scripture is pre-eminent for every Christian and constitutes his Rule of Faith.0 Even in works much earlier than the mature Truth of Holy Scrip-tures Wyclif showed his preference for the authority of the Bible.

His position had developed over many years Buy Wyclif in His Times by Kenny, Kenny, Anthony (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2).

This book is unique in that for the first time Wyclif's Bible translations are brought together in collected form. In addition the volume contains not only a study of Wyclif's Bible but a very interesting and informative study of his life, the Lollards, the English language of Wyclif's day, and the opposition which a translation of the Bible.

60 However, the Council of Oxford ()—against the Lollards—forbade reading from any book composed by John Wyclif, or written in his time or since, unless it had first been examined and unanimously approved by a group representing the universities of Oxford or Cambridge (Canon 6).

It declared translation of the text of Holy Scripture a.In England the Lollards (see Lollardry) formed the link between Wyclif and the Protestant Reformation; on the Continent he was a chief forerunner of the Reformation, through his influence on Jan Huss, the Bohemian reformer, and through Huss on Martin Luther and the Moravians.This work draws on recent scholarship situating Wyclif in his fourteenth-century milieu to present a survey of his thought and writings as a coherent theological position arising from .