John Wycliffe and his English precursors by Gotthard Victor Lechler

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Published by The Religious Tract Society in London .

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  • Wycliffe, John, d. 1384.

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Statementby Professor Lechler. Translated from the German, with additional notes, by the late Professor Lorimer. A new ed., rev.; with chapter on the events after Wycliffe"s death.
ContributionsReligious Tract Society (Great Britain)
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LC ClassificationsBX4905 .L4313 1884
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Paginationxxii, 512 p.
Number of Pages512
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Open LibraryOL6310499M
LC Control Number34028828
OCLC/WorldCa1597141

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John Wycliffe and his English precursors. London: The Religious Tract Society, [] (OCoLC) Named Person: John Wycliffe; John Wycliffe: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Gotthard Victor Lechler; Peter Lorimer; Religious Tract Society (Great Britain).

John Wycliffe (/ ˈ w ɪ k l ɪ f /; also spelled Wyclif, Wycliff, Wiclef, Wicliffe, Wickliffe; c. s – 31 December ) was an English scholastic philosopher, theologian, biblical translator, reformer, priest, and a seminary professor at the University of became an influential dissident within the Roman Catholic priesthood during the 14th century and is considered an important Alma mater: Merton College, Oxford.

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for the Wyclif society by Trübner & co. [typis J. Abel Gryphiensis], ), ed. Matthew Spinka, ed., Advocates of Reform (Westminster Press, ) The part of this book devoted to Wycliffe includes a brief biography, plus two of Wycliffe’s significant works, "On the Pastoral Office" and "The Eucharist," translated into modern English.

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He was an early critic of the Papacy and the clerical basis of the Catholic church; Wycliffe argued scripture was the primary basis. John Wycliffe and His English Precursors () Hardcover – June 2 by Gotthard Victor Lechler (Author), Peter Lorimer (Illustrator) See all 18 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Amazon Price New from Author: Gotthard Victor Lechler. As a postscript to his life, it must be noted that Wycliffe died officially orthodox. In the Council of Constance burned John Hus at the stake, and also condemned John Wycliffe on different counts. The Council ordered that his writings be burned and directed that his bones be exhumed and cast out of consecrated ground.

Looking for books by John Wycliffe. See all books authored by John Wycliffe, including Wycliffe's Bible-OE: A Modern-Spelling Version of the 14th Century Middle English Translation, and Wycliffe's New Testament (Revised Edition): A Modern-Spelling Version of the 14th Century Middle English Translation, and more on Wycliffe left three intimate disciples: Nicolas Hereford, a doctor of theology of Oxford, who had helped his master to translate the Bible into English; John Ashton, also a fellow of an Oxford college; and John Purvey, Wycliffe 's colleague at Lutterworth, and a co-translator of the Bible.

Wycliffe’s life. John Wycliffe lived in the fourteenth century, dying in He was the leading theologian at the University of Oxford and belongs to the pre-Reformation Renaissance era, but he was not really a humanist as such. Some have called him the “Morning Star of the Reformation” because he openly taught many of the things that.

Walsingham confirms the fact that he was a north-countryman. It is a curious circumstance that the Wycliffe family adhered to the old faith after the Reformation, and that in consequence half the inhabitants of the village are still Roman catholics (Lechler, John Wycliffe and his English Precursors, Engl.

transl. by Lorimer,p. 82). Jan Hus (/ h ʊ s /; Czech: [ˈjan ˈɦus] (); c. – 6 July ), sometimes anglicized as John Hus or John Huss, and referred to in historical texts as Iohannes Hus or Johannes Huss, was a Czech theologian and philosopher who became a church reformer and an inspirer of Hussitism, a key predecessor to Protestantism and a seminal figure in the Bohemian mater: University of Prague.

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.

Web site: John Wycliffe and His English Precursors. Gotthard Victor. Lechler. Octo Religious Tract Society. Octo Google Books. An excellent account of this dispute between the bishop and the protectors of Wycliffe is given in the Chronicon Angliae, the gist of which is quoted in DNB, lxiii.

WYCLIFFE 1 (or Wyclif), JOHN (c. ), English reformer, was born, according to John Leland, our single authority on the point, at Ipreswel (evidently Hipswell), 1 m. from Richmond in Yorkshire. The date may have been somewhere about John Wyclif or Wycliffe, (c), born about in Hiplewell of the Domesday Book, now known as Hipswell.

An English religious reformer, he criticized the wealth and power of the Church and upheld the Bible as the sole guide for doctrine; his teachings were disseminated by itinerant preachers and are regarded as precursors of the Reformation. the particular events related. “England in the Age of Wycliffe" by George Macaulay Trevelyan has been used, and much has been taken from “John Wycliffe and his English Precursors" by Lechher (translated).

“The Dawn of the Reformation the Age of Hus" by H. Workman, has been used;File Size: 2MB. Summary John Wycliffe (born in Ipreswell, England, died in Lutterworth, England), he is also known as Wyclif, Wycliff, Wiclef, Wicliffe, or Wickliffe, was a famous Theologian from England, who lived between AC and Decem Biography John Wycliffe was an English reformer, who vehemently criticized Pope and urged the church to abandon their possessions.

John Wycliffe was an English scholar, logician, church reformer, and promoter of the main complete interpretation of the Bible into English. He was. John Wycliffe and His English Precursors Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.

We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality. The Pope, therefore, is bound to make the same refusal. As, therefore, we should hold the Pope to the observance of his holy duty, it follows that it is incumbent upon us to withstand him in his present demand.”(John Wycliffe and His English Precursors) The tribute was not the only money that the Pope endeavoured to obtain from England.

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John Wycliffe was an English scholar, theologian, philosopher, preacher, and Bible translator. An early dissident of the Roman Catholic Church, Wycliffe's works argued for the Scriptures as the sole authority for doctrine and ecclesial polity.

The Works of John Wycliffe (12 vols.) contains Wycliffe's most important works translated into English, historical works that place his life in. Life and Works Life.

John Wyclif was born near Richmond (Yorkshire) before and ordained in He spent the greater part of his life in the schools at Oxford: he was fellow of Merton inmaster of arts at Balliol inand doctor of divinity in "John Wycliffe" is a dramatic biography of the life of the 14th century scholar and cleric who translated the Bible into English for the first time.

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The “morning star of the Reformation” was John Wycliffe, English priest and reformer of the late Middle Ages.

His teachings had a great effect on Jan Hus and, through Hus, on Martin Luther. Wycliffe was born about in Yorkshire, England. He was a student and later a teacher at Oxford University. In he became rector of Lutterworth. After Wycliffe died on Decemhis teachings were spread far and wide (John Wycliffe).

For example, as Shannon McSheffrey notes in her book, Gender and Heresy: Women and Men In Lollard Communities, Wycliffe’s Bible was.

In there issued from the Oxford University: The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, with the Apocryphal books, in the earliest English versions, made from the Latin Vulgate by John Wycliffe and his followers. From Contemporary portraits. John 1 Wycliffe Bible (WYC).

1 In the beginning was the word, and the word was at God, and God was the word. [In the beginning was the word, that is, God's Son, and the word was at God, and God was the word.] 2 This was in the beginning at God. 3 All things were made by him, and without him was made nothing [nought], that thing that was made.

4 In him was life, and the. In concluding this section on the influence of John Wycliffe a tribute to his memory by Professor Montago Barrows, historian at Oxford University in would be fitting.: “To Wycliffe we owe, more than to any one person who can be mentioned, our English language, our English Bible, and our reformed religion.

John Wycliffe and His English Precursors, Religious Tract Society, ↑ An excellent account of this dispute between the bishop and the protectors of Wycliffe is given in the Chronicon Angliae, the gist of which is quoted in DNB, lxiii.

↑ Cavendish, : c.Ipreswell, Yorkshire, England.

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