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In his own day a center of controversy, in the four hundred years since his death known too often solely as an apostle of mockery and irreverence, Erasmus can be seen today in a new light—as a humanist whose concen is at once contemporary and Christian.

The Essential Erasmus is the first single volume in English to show the full spectrum of this Renaissance man's thought, which is no less profound because it is expressed with the grace, wit, and ironic detachment only a great writer can achieve.

Contains the full text of In Praise of Folly

Table of Contents

Introduction

The Life of Erasmus

The Handbook of the Militant Christian

The Praise of Folly

The Complaint of Peace

An Inquiry Concerning Faith

Concerning the Immense Mercy of God

Concerning the Eating of Fish

On Mending the Peace of the Church

Suggestions for Further Reading

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780452009721
Translator:
Dolan, John P.
Author:
Dolan, John P.
Author:
Erasmus, Desiderius
Publisher:
Plume Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Theology - Catholic
Subject:
History, Criticism, Surveys
Subject:
History, criticism and surveys
Subject:
Humanism
Subject:
Collected works
Subject:
Theology
Subject:
Christianity - Theology - Catholic
Subject:
History & Surveys - Medieval
Subject:
Christian Theology - Catholic
Subject:
Medieval
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Catholic Church--Doctrines
Subject:
Christianity - Catholicism
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Essentials
Series Volume:
60
Publication Date:
19640531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.17x5.15x.92 in. .77 lbs.
Age Level:
18-17

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