The Theology of John Fisher
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BeschreibungThis 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.
InhaltsverzeichnisAcknowledgements; 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.
Pressestimmen"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
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 1991
Seitenanzahl: 308 Seiten