The list includes Stephan Agricola, Johannes Brenz, Martin Bucer, Caspar Hedio, Justus Jonas, the important Luther colleague Philipp Melanchthon
, Johannes Oecolampadius and Andreas Osiander.
Be sure to catch the typically varied display at Senger Bamberg Kunsthandel, which includes an important portrait by Lucas Cranach the Elder of the Renaissance humanist and theologian Philipp Melanchthon
It was the great humanist and theologian Philipp Melanchthon
(1497-1560), a university colleague of Luther, who took the initiative to organize the first official contacts with the primus (the protos) of Eastern Orthodoxy, the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople.
Pozzo illustrates the importance of the insights of Philipp Melanchthon
, Petrus Ramus, and Jacobus Zabarella on numerous scholars based particularly at the University in Helmstedt and whose writings survive both in manuscript and print.
Daniel Gross investigates Philipp Melanchthon
's physics of persuasion and how to rule the passions; the essay is concentrated on the late sixteenth century and through the German baroque.
For some, such as Philipp Melanchthon
, Johannes Kepler, and Galileo Galilei, fallen humanity still retained enough of the divine image to guarantee the veracity of mathematics; science could still achieve certainty through a priori demonstration, especially through mathematics, which Aristotle had largely ignored.
Luther preached a sermon on the resurrection of the dead with little reference to the deceased, and Philipp Melanchthon
followed with an oration on the life and virtues of the Elector.
The volume does not contain highlights in the sense of completely new texts or unknown facts, but it provides students of Reformation history with most important sources that illustrate the daily struggle and the most exhausting detailed work of Philipp Melanchthon
as the fountainhead of the Wittenberg Reformation.
This composite work contains a pseudonymous preface by Frith and an English translation of a work by Luther and an English adaptation of a work by Philipp Melanchthon
. (16) The listing from the registers concludes with 'heresies and errours, collected by the Bishops out of the booke named the Summe of the Scripture'.
Meanwhile, the presence of Luther and his ally, the theologian and classicist Philipp Melanchthon
, attracted numerous scholars to Wittenberg, the governmental headquarters of the little state.