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By Levy, I.C., Ian Christopher Levy

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The better half to John Wyclif comprises 8 gigantic essays (2-3, phrases each one) which disguise all of the significant components of Wyclif's lifestyles and suggestion. every one essay presents well timed examine that's completely grounded within the basic texts whereas utilising the newest secondary literature. Essays comprise: existence and profession; good judgment and metaphysics; Trinity and Christology; ecclesiology and politics; the Christian existence; sacraments; the Bible; his rivals. there's no related booklet to be had this present day.

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66 In De potestate papae, he condemns prebends who fail to fulfill their 63 Workman, 1:153, 156–71, Robson, Wyclif, p. 14. H. Lloyd, “John Wyclif and the Prebend of Lincoln,” English Historical Review, 61 (1946), 388–94. 65 For defenses of Wyclif ’s pluralism and non-residency, see Workman, 1:161–9; MacFarlane, John Wyclif, pp. 23–27. Workman argues that Wyclif ’s failure to provide a vicar was not due to a lack of concern but rather to an inability to find a suitable vicar owing to the problems created by the Black Death, a reasonable but entirely speculative argument.

Thomson, The Latin Writings of John Wyclif, (Toronto, 1983), pp. 1–39. 44 Courtenay, Schools, pp. 41–42. 45 CPL, 4:193; Fasciculi Zizianiorum, ed. Walter Waddington Shirley, (RS 5) (London, 1858), pp. 4, 14, 43; Robson, Wyclif, pp. 15, 163; Catto, “Wyclif,” p. 188; Thomson, pp. 227–9 (but see Courtenay, Schools, p. 191, n. 59). 42 14 andrew e. 47 Canterbury College was founded in 1361 as a mixed college of seculars and Benedictine monks from Canterbury intended to help meet the dearth of educated clergy resulting from the Black Death.

15–41, for a good survey of the historiography on Gaunt. 89 F. Devon, Issues of the Exchequer, (London, 1837), p. 200. 90 St. Albans, pp. 76–77. 88 26 andrew e. 91 Consequently, there has been a tendency to assume that Gaunt somehow persuaded Wyclif to start preaching against the established church, and that Gaunt was cynically using the politically naïve Wyclif as a pawn in his larger political schemes. 92 If we accept that Gaunt was the force behind Wyclif ’s summons to the council and the main reason Wyclif initiated his preaching campaign in London, we must also acknowledge that Wyclif was more than a tool of Gaunt.

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