erasmus, colloquies, monks, creed, eubuius, excommunicated
Bible Study; Lecture; Sermon Prep
The Familiar Colloquies came out on January 1, 1519, and on the title-page state they are "useful not only for polishing a boy's speech but for building his character." E. F. H. Capey says: ''Erasmus occasionally lapses into coarseness, but the Colloquies were written for men of nerve, not for children." What can you do with such biographers?
In this work Erasmus is proved a most peculiar priestly pedagog. Froude calls Erasmus ''the most gifted man Europe has ever seen," and this is his best-loved and most widely read work. It gives us a better picture of Catholicism than many volumes of general histories of the time; the Colloquies are ''the very image and mirror of the time."
Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion
Laity; Ministers; Scholars
"Erasmus's Pictures of Church Conditions,"
Concordia Theological Monthly: Vol. 11, Article 19.
Available at: https://scholar.csl.edu/ctm/vol11/iss1/19