John Wyclif


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Noun1.John Wyclif - English theologian whose objections to Roman Catholic doctrine anticipated the Protestant Reformation (1328-1384)John Wyclif - English theologian whose objections to Roman Catholic doctrine anticipated the Protestant Reformation (1328-1384)
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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 Wyclif was born, it is thought, about 1324 in a little Yorkshire village.
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.
Gabriel Vasquez (1549-1604) discusses two deterministic arguments ascribed to John Wyclif. He appeals to the Anselmian solution based on the distinction between two types of necessity: antecedent and subsequent necessity.
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. Though separated by centuries, the two tales intertwine, both finding more, and less, than they originally thought possible.
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.