Biblical Scholarship and the Church: A Sixteenth-Century by Dr Preston Patrick,Allan K, Revd Jenkins

By Dr Preston Patrick,Allan K, Revd Jenkins

Conflicting claims to authority with regards to the interpretation and interpretation of the Bible were a recurrent resource of anxiety in the Christian church, and have been a key factor within the Reformation debate.

This booklet strains how the authority of the Septuagint and later that of the Vulgate used to be known as into query by means of the go back to the unique languages of scripture, and the way linguistic scholarship was once noticeable to pose a problem to the authority of the instructing and culture of the church. It indicates how matters that remained unresolved within the early church re-emerged in first half the 16th century with the book of Erasmus’ Greek-Latin New testomony of 1516. After studying the variations among Erasmus and his critics, the authors distinction the location in England, the place Reformation matters have been dominant, and Italy, the place the authority of Rome used to be by no means in query. Focusing relatively at the dispute among Thomas extra and William Tyndale in England, and among Ambrosius Catharinus and Cardinal Cajetan in Italy, this booklet brings jointly views from religious study and church heritage and offers entry to texts no longer formerly translated into English.

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