Collected Works Of Erasmus: Paraphrase On Mark, Volume 49

byDesiderius ErasmusEditorRobert D. SiderTranslated byErika Rummel

November 1, 1988|
Collected Works Of Erasmus: Paraphrase On Mark, Volume 49 by Desiderius Erasmus
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Erasmus yearned to make the Bible an effective instrument in the reform of society, church, and the life of individuals in the turbulent world of the sixteenth century. He therefore composed paraphrases in which the words of Holy Scripture provided the core of a text vastly expanded to embrace the reforming ‘philosophy of Christ.’ The Paraphrases were successful beyond expectation and were quickly translated into French, German, English and other languages.

Volume 49 of the Collected Works of Erasmus series.

Desiderius Erasmus (c. 1466–1536), a Dutch humanist, Catholic priest, and scholar, was one of the most influential Renaissance figures. A professor of divinity and Greek, Erasmus wrote, taught, and travelled, meeting with Europe’s foremost scholars. A prolific author, Erasmus wrote on both ecclesiastic and general human i...
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Title:Collected Works Of Erasmus: Paraphrase On Mark, Volume 49
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:234 pages, 10.05 X 7.04 X 0.94 in
Shipping dimensions:234 pages, 10.05 X 7.04 X 0.94 in
Published:November 1, 1988
Publisher:University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780802026316

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