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Evangelical Free Will: Phillipp Melanchthon's Doctrinal Journey on the Origins of Faith

Gregory Graybill

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199589487
eISBN:
9780191594588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589487.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

If one is saved by faith alone in Jesus Christ, then what is the origin of that faith? Is it a preordained gift of God to elect individuals, or is some measure of human free choice involved? ... More


From Florence to the Modern Era

Edward A. Siecienski

in The Filioque: History of a Doctrinal Controversy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195372045
eISBN:
9780199777297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372045.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Although the Reformation split the Latin-speaking world into a host of competing churches and ecclesial communities, the filioque was not among those issued challenged by the Protestant critique and ... More


Nikolaus Von Amsdorf (1483–1565): Set for the Defense of the Gospel

David C. Steinmetz

in Reformers in the Wings: From Geiler von Kaysersberg to Theodore Beza

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130485
eISBN:
9780199869008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130480.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Amsdorf was one of Martin Luther's closest friends over many years and taught with Luther on the university faculty in Wittenberg. Although he served briefly as the bishop of Naumburg and played an ... More


Resistance Justified

Owen Chadwick

in The Early Reformation on the Continent

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269021
eISBN:
9780191600470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269021.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Politics made it essential for Reformers to provide justifications for war and resistance in certain circumstances against the rulers of the state. The pacifism of Erasmus and Luther's early ... More


Andreas Osiander (1498–1552): The Renewal of Human Life

David C. Steinmetz

in Reformers in the Wings: From Geiler von Kaysersberg to Theodore Beza

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130485
eISBN:
9780199869008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130480.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Andreas Osiander was one of the leading figures in the establishment of the Lutheran Reformation in the city of Nuremberg, though he left during the Leipzig Interim to move first to Breslau and ... More


Introduction

Andrew Wallace

in Virgil's Schoolboys: The Poetics of Pedagogy in Renaissance England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199591244
eISBN:
9780191595561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591244.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The introduction establishes the importance of the assertion by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus (c.70–c.130 CE) that the freedman and grammarian Quintus Caecilius Epirota (first century BCE) had started ... More


2. Humanist Origins

David H. Price

in Johannes Reuchlin and the Campaign to Destroy Jewish Books

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195394214
eISBN:
9780199894734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394214.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Not the study of antiquity in isolation but the ideal of a seamless unity of classicism and Christianity is what made Johannes Reuchlin's humanist perspective compelling to the scholars and students ... More


Commonplace-Books at School

Ann Moss

in Printed Commonplace-Books and the Structuring of Renaissance Thought

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159087
eISBN:
9780191673474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159087.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The prescriptions for commonplace-books to be found in the works of Desiderius Erasmus, Philipp Melanchthon, and Juan Luis Vives were published together as excerpts in manuals De ratione studii. ... More


Common Places

Ann Moss

in Renaissance Truth and the Latin Language Turn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249879
eISBN:
9780191697838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249879.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter discusses the concept of ‘common places’, which are also called loci communes and defined as general notions that are appropriate to the various disciplines of inquiry. One literary work ... More


Primitivism, Patristics, and Polemic in Protestant Visions of Early Christianity

Euan Cameron

in Sacred History: Uses of the Christian Past in the Renaissance World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199594795
eISBN:
9780191741494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594795.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Literature

In Continental Protestantism, the history of the Church acquired vital explanatory importance for the theological justification of the movement. Protestant thought argued that for 1,000 years before ... More


Between Wittenberg and Rome: The New System, Astrology, and The End of the World

Robert S. Westman

in The Copernican Question: Prognostication, Skepticism, and Celestial Order

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254817
eISBN:
9780520948167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254817.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Nicolaus Copernicus first formulated his new arrangement of the heavens amid the intellectual skepticism and political insecurity of the late fifteenth- and early-sixteenth-century prognosticatory ... More


The Wittenberg Interpretation of Copernicus's Theory

Robert S. Westman

in The Copernican Question: Prognostication, Skepticism, and Celestial Order

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254817
eISBN:
9780520948167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254817.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Nicolaus Copernicus's reputation as a learned astronomer was established very quickly in the two decades after the appearance of the Narratio and De Revolutionibus. But De Revolutionibus was not the ... More


Varieties of Astrological Credibility

Robert S. Westman

in The Copernican Question: Prognostication, Skepticism, and Celestial Order

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254817
eISBN:
9780520948167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254817.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Nicolaus Copernicus's name became associated with an optimistic and safe view of prognosticatory practice, especially through the Prutenic Tables. As a resource of astrological forecast, the ... More


Tragedy as Philosophy in the Reformation World

Russ Leo

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198834212
eISBN:
9780191874048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834212.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Tragedy as Philosophy in the Reformation World examines how a series of influential poets, theologians, and humanist critics turned to tragedy to understand providence and agencies human and divine ... More


The Regensburg Article 5 on Justification: Inconsistent Patchwork or Substance of True Doctrine?

Anthony N. S. Lane

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190069421
eISBN:
9780190069452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190069421.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In 1541 at the Regensburg Colloquy, three leading Protestant theologians (Melanchthon, Bucer, and Pistorius) and three leading Catholic theologians (Eck, Gropper, and Pflug) debated with the aim of ... More


Luther's Lives: Two Contemporary Accounts of Martin Luther

Ralph Keen and Thomas D. Frazel

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061042
eISBN:
9781781700358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061042.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book presents a contemporary, eyewitness account of the life of Martin Luther translated into English. Johannes Cochlaeus (1479–1552) was present in the great hall at the Diet of Worms on April ... More


Introduction

Martin Luther, Elizabeth Vandiver, Ralph Keen, and Thomas D. Frazel

in Luther's Lives: Two Contemporary Accounts of Martin Luther

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061042
eISBN:
9781781700358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061042.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

There are only two substantial eyewitness accounts of the life of Martin Luther. Best known is a 9,000-word Latin memoir by Philip Melanchthon published in Latin at Heidelberg in 1548, two years ... More


Philip Melanchthon and the historical Luther

Ralph Keen

in Luther's Lives: Two Contemporary Accounts of Martin Luther

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061042
eISBN:
9781781700358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061042.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

If Luther remains a figure of heroic proportions, it is due as much to the work of his admirers as to his own efforts. And Philip Melanchthon, Luther's closest colleague, was so successful in ... More


Philip Melanchthon's History of the Life and Acts of Dr Martin Luther

Thomas D. Frazel and Ralph Keen

in Luther's Lives: Two Contemporary Accounts of Martin Luther

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061042
eISBN:
9781781700358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061042.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter presents Philip Melanchthon's life history of Dr Martin Luther. Here, Melanchthon paints his friend in a good light, nothing his contributions to faith and the Church. These were a few ... More


The deeds and writings of Martin Luther from the year of the Lord 1517 to the year 1546 related chronologically to all posterity by Johannes Cochlaeus

Elizabeth Van-diver and Ralph Keen

in Luther's Lives: Two Contemporary Accounts of Martin Luther

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061042
eISBN:
9781781700358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061042.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter enumerates the life and works of Dr Martin Luther, from the perspective of his lifelong antagonist Johannes Cochlaeus. It notes some peculiarities during his stay with the Monastery of ... More


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