Desiderius Erasmus


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Noun1.Desiderius Erasmus - Dutch humanist and theologian who was the leading Renaissance scholar of northern EuropeDesiderius Erasmus - Dutch humanist and theologian who was the leading Renaissance scholar of northern Europe; although his criticisms of the Roman Catholic Church led to the Reformation, he opposed violence and condemned Martin Luther (1466-1536)
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Borrowing images suggested by one of the reformers' Roman Catholic opponents, the Dutch humanist Desiderius Erasmus, Ryrie said Protestant readers of the Bible have often tended to come off as either "lovers" or "brawlers"--though most are, in fact, both at the same time.
This 49th volume in the complete works of Dutch Catholic humanist philosopher Desiderius Erasmus (1466-1536) is the seventh within "ordo" IV, that is, the "ordo" of the works pertaining to moral instruction.
12) Desiderius Erasmus, Novum Instrumentum Omne (Basel: Johannes Froben, 1516), 192.
Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (1467-1536) left a huge written legacy.
This use of exemplars grew largely from the influence of Renaissance humanism, most importantly that of the Dutch humanist, Desiderius Erasmus.
Historians and scholars of literature show how Dutch Roman Catholic humanist Desiderius Erasmus (c.
87-112) explains how historicism was practised by early moderns such as John Colet and Desiderius Erasmus before using the analysis of their practice as a kind of defence for present-day historicism against charges that it closes off interpretation (pp.
Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (better known simply as "Erasmus") was a famous sixteenth-century Dutch philosopher and educator who espoused tolerance and humanitarianism.
Almost 500 years ago, in a letter to Jean de Carondelet, Catholic priest and theologian Desiderius Erasmus maintained that faith is "more of a way of life than of a profession of articles" and that "the sum and substance" of Christianity consists in "peace and concord.
And if there is any left over, I buy food', classical scholar Desiderius Erasmus once said.
See DESIDERIUS ERASMUS, THE ANTIBARBARIANS, reprinted in 23 COLLECTED WORKS OF ERASMUS (Margaret Mann Phillips trans.
They say that the Dutch humanist Desiderius Erasmus (1466-1536) was the last man to know everything.