New Testament Scholarship: Paraphrase on Mark / Edition 1

New Testament Scholarship: Paraphrase on Mark / Edition 1

by Desiderius Erasmus
     
 

ISBN-10: 0802026311

ISBN-13: 9780802026316

Pub. Date: 11/01/1988

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division

Erasmus yearned to make the Bible an effective instrument in the reform of society, church, and the life of individuals in the turbulent world of the sixteenth century. He therefore composed paraphrases in which the words of Holy Scripture provided the core of a text vastly expanded to embrace the reforming ‘philosophy of Christ.’ The Paraphrases

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Erasmus yearned to make the Bible an effective instrument in the reform of society, church, and the life of individuals in the turbulent world of the sixteenth century. He therefore composed paraphrases in which the words of Holy Scripture provided the core of a text vastly expanded to embrace the reforming ‘philosophy of Christ.’ The Paraphrases were successful beyond expectation and were quickly translated into French, German, English and other languages.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802026316
Publisher:
University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date:
11/01/1988
Series:
Collected Works of Erasmus Series, #49
Edition description:
Volume 49
Pages:
234
Product dimensions:
7.04(w) x 10.05(h) x 0.94(d)

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