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John Wyclif’s Universalist Approach to Universal Priesthood

Malcolm B. Yarnell III

in Royal Priesthood in the English Reformation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199686254
eISBN:
9780191766152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686254.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

Chapter 1 addresses John Wyclif’s doctrine of universal priesthood and subsequent misrepresentations of it, especially the assignment of modern individualism and antiecclesiasticism to him. Due to ... More


Preaching the Gospel

H. Leith Spencer

in English Preaching in the Late Middle Ages

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112037
eISBN:
9780191670664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112037.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses preaching of the gospel and the conflict between lay education and censorship. It describes the heretical preaching which the Church associates with John Wyclif. The Lollards ... More


Ad Dextram Patris: Hussite Influences on the Early Eucharistic Controversy

Amy Nelson Burnett

in Karlstadt and the Origins of the Eucharistic Controversy: A Study in the Circulation of Ideas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199753994
eISBN:
9780199894987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753994.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter describes arguments against Christ's corporeal presence developed by Hussite theologians in the fifteenth century that became prominent at the beginning of the eucharistic controversy. ... More


Polemic: False Apostles, False Seemings, False Starts

G. Geltner

in The Making of Medieval Antifraternalism: Polemic, Violence, Deviance, and Remembrance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639458
eISBN:
9780191741098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639458.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the literature associated with the medieval antifraternal tradition, a corpus of texts supposedly inspired by the Parisian theologian William of St Amour (d. c.1273) and united ... More


Introduction

Fiona Somerset

in Feeling Like Saints: Lollard Writings after Wyclif

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452819
eISBN:
9780801470998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452819.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This introductory chapter presents the background of the study on lollardy animating this book. After a brief discussion of the history of lollardy the chapter turns to a more in-depth overview of ... More


The Detection of Heresy in Late Medieval England

Ian Forrest

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286928
eISBN:
9780191713217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286928.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Heresy was the most feared crime in the medieval moral universe. It was seen as a social disease capable of poisoning the body politic and shattering the unity of the church. The study of heresy in ... More


Feeling Like Saints: Lollard Writings after Wyclif

Fiona Somerset

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452819
eISBN:
9780801470998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452819.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

“Lollard” is the name given to followers of John Wyclif, the English dissident theologian who was dismissed from Oxford University in 1381 for his arguments regarding the eucharist. A forceful and ... More


Heresy and Hermeneutics: The Background to the Controversy

Amy Nelson Burnett

in Debating the Sacraments: Print and Authority in the Early Reformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190921187
eISBN:
9780190921217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190921187.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

The two most important factors for the development of the Eucharistic controversy were medieval heresy and the application of humanist biblical hermeneutics to passages concerning the sacraments. ... More


An Emerging Intellectual Knight-Errant

Thomas A. Fudge

in Jerome of Prague and the Foundations of the Hussite Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190498849
eISBN:
9780190498863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190498849.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter is a survey of the salient factors that brought Jerome to international prominence, caused sustained conflict in the religious and social worlds of the later Middle Ages, and revealed ... More


‘Venerable Ruin’ or ‘Nurseries of Superstition’: Ecclesiastical Architecture and the Gothic Literary Aesthetic

Dale Townshend

in Gothic Antiquity: History, Romance, and the Architectural Imagination, 1760-1840

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198845669
eISBN:
9780191880780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845669.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Ranging across antiquarian studies, executed architectural projects, romances, letters, essays, and topographical writing, this chapter seeks to show how the Gothic fictional aesthetic, in both its ... More


The Bible in English

Gordon Campbell

in Bible: The Story of the King James Version 1611–2011

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199693016
eISBN:
9780191806650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693016.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter examines the early English translations of the Bible, including those prior to Reformation. English translations since the fourteenth century include those associated with John Wyclif, ... More


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