The Lollard Bible and Other Medieval Biblical Versions

The Lollard Bible and Other Medieval Biblical Versions

by Margaret Deanesly

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ISBN-13: 9780342759729
Publisher: Franklin Classics
Publication date: 10/13/2018
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.03(d)

Table of Contents

1. The problem of the Middle-English Bible and the aim of this study;
2. The prohibitions of vernacular Bible reading in France, Italy and Spain;
3. The prohibitions of vernacular Bible reading in the Holy Roman Empire and the Netherlands, before 1400;
4. Bible reading in the Empire and the Netherlands c. 1400-1521;
5. Translations of parts of the Vulgate in England before Wycliffe;
6. Pre-Wycliffite biblical study by clerks: (a) the higher clergy, friars, monks;
7. Pre-Wycliffite biblical study by clerks: (b) parish priests;
8. Pre-Wycliffite biblical reading by lay people;
9. Wycliffe as the instigator of a vernacular Bible;
10. The two versions of the Wycliffite Bible, and the evidence of the General Prologue as to the authorship of the second version;
11. The controversy about the English Bible 1384-1408 and the constitutions of 1408;
12. Biblical translations contemporary with the Lollard versions;
13. Bible reading by the orthodox, 1408-1526;
14. The Lollards and English Bible reading.

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