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The significant other to John Wyclif comprises 8 big essays (2-3, phrases every one) which disguise the entire significant parts of Wyclif's existence and concept. every one essay offers well timed study that's completely grounded within the fundamental texts whereas utilising the newest secondary literature. Essays contain: lifestyles and profession; common sense and metaphysics; Trinity and Christology; ecclesiology and politics; the Christian existence; sacraments; the Bible; his competitors. there isn't any similar ebook on hand at the present time.

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Johann Loserth, (London, 1913), pp. 405–30. 56 Wyclif, Determinacio, in Opera Minora, p. 417, 425. john wyclif, c. 1331‒1384 17 cannot know for certain that he was there, he refers to himself in the Determinatio as a “pecularis regis clericus,” which seems to indicate special service to the Crown. It would also help explain his choice to be part of a second delegation to respond to Gregory’s demands. However, as we shall see, the dating of the Determinatio is a complicated matter, and it is unwise to make an argument about Wyclif ’s service to the Crown based on this text.

It is not enough to assume that bishops were automatically concerned enough about heresy to oppose it. Before the late fourteenth century, English bishops as a whole seem to have been generally disinterested in the problem of heresy; surviving episcopal records from the fourteenth century up to the 1380s reveal only about a dozen cases in all, and this is not entirely explainable with the argument that there simply was little heresy in England. Thus in cases of heresy, we must ask why a particular bishop or archbishop chose to bring charges.

Thomas Amyot, in Archaeologia 22 (1829), 204–84, at pp. 253–9; a rather different version of the events can be found in Walsingham’s Historia Anglicana, ed. T. Riley, (RS 28) (London, 1863–76), 1:235; an independent account of the incident can be found in the Anonimalle Chronicle, ed. H. Galbraith, (Manchester, 1927), pp. 103–4; see also Workman, 1:284–88; Dahmus, pp. 28–29. Finally, there is a confused account by Walsingham, which conflates the St Paul’s trial and the Lambeth trial, contained in the Short Chronicle version of his Chronica Majora, in St Albans, p.

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