By Levy, I.C., Ian Christopher Levy
The spouse to John Wyclif includes 8 gigantic essays (2-3, phrases every one) which hide the entire significant components of Wyclif's lifestyles and concept. every one essay presents well timed learn that's completely grounded within the fundamental texts whereas employing the latest secondary literature. Essays contain: existence and profession; common sense and metaphysics; Trinity and Christology; ecclesiology and politics; the Christian existence; sacraments; the Bible; his rivals. there is not any similar booklet to be had this present day.
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Larsen his trust in God. Then Gaunt threatened to drag Courtenay out of the cathedral by his hair. Walsingham’s version suggests that this exchange took place quite openly, while the Anonimalle Chronicle seems to say that it occurred in a private conversation between Gaunt and Courtenay. The gathered crowd began shouting their defense of Courtenay (which shows that the conversation was overheard), and the meeting broke up in disarray. ”109 In essence, this approach concentrates on the suﬃcient cause of the summons to St Paul’s, while de-emphasizing the necessary element of theologically dubious statements.
Also helpful are Geoﬀrey Martin, “Wyclif, Lollards, and Historians, 1384–1984,” in Lollards and Their Inﬂuence, pp. 237–50, and Stephen E. Lahey, Philosophy and Politics in the Thought of John Wyclif, (Cambridge: 2003), pp. 9–23, both of which survey the historiography on Wyclif. 30 Robson, Wyclif, pp. 10–14; see p. 10, n. 5 for the document itself. For a description of the arts curriculum and the time it took, see Courtenay, Schools, pp. 30–35. J. ,” in Church History 5 (1969), 69–98, at p. 90 n.
The few exceptions to this rule are essentially political trials to which an accusation of heresy has been added. 28 A statement made disputative or recitative would be less likely to produce an attack than one made assertive, but which category a statement fell into could be open to debate in many cases. But John Kedington, Uthred of Boldon, and the unnamed Franciscan would not have been censured if they had not made statements that were dubious enough to leave them open to attack. Thus, such statements are a necessary cause for formal heresy charges.
A Companion to John Wyclif by Levy, I.C., Ian Christopher Levy