But an English Bible as a whole did not exist; and if to-day it is the commonest and cheapest book in all the land, it is to John Wyclif in the first place that we owe it.
John of Gaunt made up his mind to resist this claim, and John Wyclif, who had already begun to preach against the power of the Pope, helped him.
It is hard to explain all that William Langland and John Wyclif stand for in English literature and in English history.
Scholars with a range of disciplinary perspectives and national affiliations assess the state of scholarship on English religious reformers John Wyclif
(1328-84) and the reception and fate of his ideas--condemned by church authorities--across Europe.
The other finds himself caught up in a movement to reform Christianity led by the Evangelical Doctor, John Wyclif
Concerning whom Chelcicky read, Atwood, quoting Molnar and Spinka, proposes three influences: the writings of the Waldenses, although these with only a direct reference, John Wyclif
and the Hussite literature.
He noticed several books were damaged, and then his roommate found a slug in the bag: a bullet had gone through a book about 14th-century philosopher John Wyclif
Pitts from 2004-2010, explores the various ways that early dissenting historians, including the Baptist Thomas Crosby, appropriated John Wyclif
The volume is arranged in three main parts: John Wyclif
, English Wycliffite Writings, and Heresy Trials.
For Wyclif's critique of perpetual alms, see John Wyclif
, Sermones, ed.
Wendy Scase presents a revisionist account of much of this material, arguing that the anti-fraternal tradition in late fourteenth-century England developed a much more radically anticlerical character under the influence of the writings of Richard FitzRalph and John Wyclif
Victor, Joachim of Fiore, Thomas Aquinas, Bonaventure, Rashi, Abraham ibn Ezra, and Nicolas of Lyra, ending with John Wyclif