The Theology of John Fisher: THEOLOGY OF JOHN FISHER by Richard RexThe Theology of John Fisher: THEOLOGY OF JOHN FISHER by Richard Rex

The Theology of John Fisher: THEOLOGY OF JOHN FISHER

byRichard Rex

Paperback | September 18, 2003

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This book investigates the intellectual career of Bishop John Fisher (1469-1535), the early sixteenth century bishop of Rochester and victim of Henry VIII's Reformation, whose numerous writings included one of the most influential refutations of that century of Martin Luther.
Title:The Theology of John Fisher: THEOLOGY OF JOHN FISHERFormat:PaperbackDimensions:308 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.71 inPublished:September 18, 2003Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521541158

ISBN - 13:9780521541152

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Preface; 1. Humanism and scholasticism in late fifteenth-century Cambridge; 2. Fisher and the Christian humanists; 3. Fisher and the Catholic campaign against Luther; 4. Authority; 5. Faith, grace and justification; 6. The inspiration and translation of scripture; 7. The controversy over Henry VIII's first marriage; 8. Conclusion; Appendix - John Fisher's library; Bibliography; Index.

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"Rex's study is insightful and exceedingly well documented...a significant contribution to the history of English Christian thought in the early sixteenth century." The Catholic Historical Review