IX. Prefatory Note. THEpresent English version of Erasmus’ Colloquies is a he himself was the youngest of the ten, and li-v’d to see two of his Brothers at. Ten Colloquies has 63 ratings and 2 reviews. Martha said: Historical primary document. Wonderfully insightful. A must read for any student of the Christi. Colloquies has 25 ratings and 0 reviews. Erasmus’s familiar colloquies grew from a small collection of phrases, sentences, and snatches of.

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Steven Teasdale rated it it was amazing Oct 14, Daniel Taylor marked it as to-read Mar 16, Benjamin Garelly rated it liked it Mar 30, Erasmus lived against the backdrop of the growing European religious Reformation, but while he was critical of the abuses within the Catholic Church and coloquies for reform, he kept his distance from Luther and Melanchthon and continued to recognise the authority of the pope, emphasizing a middle way with a deep respect for traditional faith, erawmus and grace, rejecting Luther’s emphasis on faith alone.

Colloquies by Erasmus

The most famous and the most influential of Erasumus’ books were The Praise of Folly and Colloquies Thanks for telling us about the problem. Articles with short description All stub articles.


Hardcoverpages. Andrew rated it liked it Oct 15, Among humanists he enjoyed the sobriquet “Prince of the Humanists”, and has been called “the crowning glory of the Christian humanists”.

Cook Rundle marked it as to-read Mar 09, Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus 28 October — 12 Julyknown as Erasmus of Rotterdam, or simply Erasmus, was a Dutch Renaissance humanist, Catholic priest, social critic, teacher, and theologian.

Amanda Banks rated it really liked it Jun 28, Using humanist techniques for working on texts, he prepared important new Latin colloquiew Greek editions of the New Testament, which raised questions that would be influential in the Protestant Reformation and Catholic Counter-Reformation. Mag marked it as to-read Mar 12, Desiderius Erasmus was born, probably inin Rotterdam, Holland.

Ten Colloquies by Erasmus

Paperbackpages. Michael rated it really liked it Jun 30, Edward Lengel rated it liked it Sep 02, More than of his letters survive today. Kurosh marked it as to-read May 31, Roxy rated it really liked it Feb 10, He also held to the Catholic doctrine of free will, which some Reformers rejected in erasmis of the doctrine of predestination.


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Melissa Argay marked it as to-read Mar 31, For modern readers it is one of the best introductions to European society erasmuus the Renaissance and Reformation periods, with lively descriptions of daily life and provocative discussions of political, religious, social, and literary topics, presented with Erasmus’s characteristic wit and verve. Colloquies by Erasmus.

They began in the late s as informal Latin exercises for Erasmus’ own pupils. Lofiuto Mascagni rated it it was amazing Oct 10,