Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Doctor of Theology (ThD)


Historical Theology

First Advisor

Carl Meyer

Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)

Acts 17:34; Mark 1:4-5; Romans 1:20; 1 Timothy 1:4-7; Acts 17:28; Matthew 5:18; Matthew 24:35; John 8:46; Malachi 1:13; Matthew 19:17; Matthew 5:48; 1 John 3:14;


What is proposed then, is to concentrate upon the development of: Gerson during his university period without referring to the work of his later years. The division is natural. Until 1408 Gerson was occupied primarily with his work as Chancellor of the University of Paris. Toward the end of this period and especially after 1408, he was drawn more and more into churchly-political affairs, and his concern was no longer only the reform of the University but also the resolution of the schism. It was before 1408, and especially during the years 1402-1408, that he produced many of his great spiritual writings. From 1408-1415 little in the way of such writings came from his pen. Then, beginning with a number of sermons, he embarked on the second stage of: his productivity.

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