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Unformatted text preview: HIEU 201 Nov 12 th , 2008 The Late Medieval World Church Critics & Defenders 1. Expectations of Reform in head and members a. A very old idea: Bible, Monasticism, Law & Empire 2. Review of Previous Church Critics a. John Wycliffe d. 1348, Lollvard Movement b. Jan Hus spirituality of the scripture over papal announcements; executed as heretic in 1440 c. Northern Humanist Critique consciously reforming religious ideal i. Major example: Desiderius Erasmus Greek New Testament 3. Apocalypticism a. Joachim of Fiore (c. 1130-1202) i. Commentary on Revelation ii. Three Kingdoms of World History b. Girolamo Savonarola (1452-98, Florence): The Unarmed Prophet i. Bonfire of the Vanities 4. The devotio moderna a. Beghard & Beguine Movement b. Brothers and Sisters of the Common Life, Geert Groote (1340-1384) c. Thomas a Kempis (d. 1471) The Imitation of Christ d. Influence on Erasmus e. Wessel Gansfort (1420-1489) i. lux mundi & Magister contradictionis 5. Johann Gieler von Kaysersberg (1445-1510, Strassburg)...
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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2009 for the course HIEU 201 taught by Professor Ridenhour during the Spring '08 term at UVA.
- Spring '08