One of the key foundation books of the English Reformation, The Obedience of a Christian Man (1528) makes a radical challenge to the established order of the all-powerful Church of its time.
Author: William Tyndale
Publisher: Penguin UK
One of the key foundation books of the English Reformation, The Obedience of a Christian Man (1528) makes a radical challenge to the established order of the all-powerful Church of its time. Himself a priest, Tyndale boldly claims that there is just one social structure created by God to which all must be obedient, without the intervention of the rule of the Pope. He argues that Christians cannot be saved simply by performing ceremonies or by hearing the Scriptures in Latin, which most could not understand, and that all should have access to the Bible in their own language - an idea that was then both bold and dangerous. Powerful in thought and theological learning, this is a landmark in religious and political thinking.
Author: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Board of PublicationPublish On: 1842
OBEDIENCE. OF. A. CHRISTIAN. MAN. ;. Set forth by William Tindal , 1528 , October 2 . The title and preface of this treatise explain the design with which it was written — to show the real duties of a Christian , and to expose the ...
Author: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Board of Publication
He also accused the churchmen of seducing women in the confessional with the result that “ no man shulde knowe his owne childe ... recounting a story about Wolsey's discovery that Anne had owned Tyndale's Obedience of a Christian Man .
Author: Retha M. Warnicke
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Retha Warnicke's fascinating and controversial reinterpretation focuses on the sexual intrigues and family politics pervading the court, offering a new explanation of Anne's fall.
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Author: Elizabeth Bell Canon
Publisher: Peter Lang
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Can an author's preference for expressing modality be quantified and then used as a marker of attribution? This book explores the possibility of using the subjunctive mood as an indicator of style and a marker of authorship in Early Modern English texts. Using three works by the sixteenth-century biblical translator and polemicist, William Tyndale, Elizabeth Bell Canon establishes a predictable preference for certain types of modal expression. The theory of subjunctive use as a marker of attribution was then tested on the anonymous 1533 English translation of Erasmus' Enchiridion Militis Christiani. Also included in this book is a modern English spelling version Tyndale's The Parable of the Wicked Mammon.
THE OBEDIENCE OF A CHRISTIAN MAN , AND HOW CHRISTIAN RULERS OUGHT TO GOVERN . WHEREIN ALSO ( IF THOU MARK DILIGENTLY ) THOU SHALT FIND EYES TO PERCEIVE THE CRAFTY CONVEYANCE OF ALL JUGGLERS . WILLIAM TYNDALE OTHERWISE CALLED HITCHINS ...
... that I well toward three years agone sent forth the True Obedience of a Christian Man ? ' This gives probability to what Ames mentions in an irregular way , namely , that there is an edition of the Obedience of the date of Dec.
Protestant Reformation 'added some reviving strength to the beliefs of those secret gatherings of husbandmen and craftsmen in London, Kent, the Chilterns ... 21 W.Tyndale, The Obedience of a Christian Man (Harmondsworth:Penguin 2000)p.
Author: Ulrich Duchrow
Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster
Luther übt systemische Kritik am Frühkapitalismus. Er durchschaut den religiösen Charakter des Kapitalismus auf der Basis des 1. Gebots. Seine Schriften zum Handel und Wucher (Finanzsystem) sind zwar im Protestantismus am Rande wirksam geblieben (wie z. B. bei Winstanley im 17. Jh.), aber insgesamt sind die lutherischen Kirchen dieser kritischen Perspektive nicht gefolgt. Erst in jüngster Zeit sind die Potentiale der Position Luthers für die Kritik am Neoliberalismus und für eine politische Ethik der Parteinahme und der Versöhnung wiederentdeckt worden. Luther systemically criticizes ealy capitalism. He is aware of the religious character of capitalism on the basis of the first commandment. His writings on trade and usury (finance) only marginally effected later protestantism (cf. e.g. Winstanley in the 17th century) but mainline Lutheranism did not follow this critical line. Only recently the potentials of Luther's position for the theological critique of neoliberalism and for a political ethics of partisanship and reconciliation were rediscovered.
THE OBEDIENCE OF A CHRISTIAN MAN THE HE Obedience of a Christian Man was written by William Tyndale , better known as the translator of the New Testament into English and the protagonist of English Protestant reformers .