Erasmus and our struggle for peace
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Published by The Beacon Press in Boston .
Written in English


  • Erasmus, Desiderius, -- d. 1536,
  • Peace

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Edition Notes

Statementby Jose Chapiro.
ContributionsErasmus, Desiderius, d. 1536., Murrow, Edward R., former owner., Chapiro, Jose , 1893- , inscriber.
LC ClassificationsJX1962.E68 C45 1950
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 196 p. ;
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14648693M
LC Control Number50010709

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Such general surveys of Erasmus’ political thinking as Erasmus and Our Struggle for Peace: Peace Protests (), The Better Part of Valor: More, Erasmus, Colet and Vives on Humanism, War, and Peace () and The Politics of Erasmus () make it abundantly clear how and why Erasmus understands the role of political thinking and action in a way that diverges from Luther-Calvin /5(5). Jose Chapiro ERASMUS AND OUR STRUGGLE FOR PEACE 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover New York Beacon Press Very Good in a Very Good price clipped dust jacket. Price inked on front flap. Few small open Rating: % positive. in this journalAuthor: Herbert Marcuse. In this short piece, Erasmus does not emphasize pacifism but the true menaing of peace as Christianity ought to understand it, an avoidance of war due to internal division, a defense of one's own land from invaders and to presever tranquility, and a duty of every Christian to preach and practice peace as Christ came to give and has promised us/5.

The Complaint of Peace. Translated by Thomas Paynell. New York: Scholars' Facsimiles and Reprints, José Chapiro. Erasmus and Our Struggle for Peace. Boston: Beacon Press, Ten Colloquies of Erasmus. Translated by Craig R. Thompson. New York: Liberal Arts Press, Works about Erasmus. Adams, Robert P. The Better Part of Valor. He is known as an early humanist and advocate of peace. Much of the book recounts personal visits to places Erasmus lived and worked, adding a touch of colour to the narrative. The major criticism I have is that, while it serves well as a general biography and introduction, it does not go into enough detail on This is an excellent short introduction to Erasmus.4/5. Verse - For we wrestle not against flesh and blood. Our conflict is not with men, here denoted by "flesh and blood," which is usually a symbol of weakness, therefore denoting that our opponents are not weak mortals, but powers of a far more formidable order. But against the principalities, against the powers. The same words as in Ephesians ; therefore the definite article is prefixed Missing: Erasmus. [10] Erasmus found peace and harmony in books and words and tried to use them to influence Christians to forsake the material and ceremonial and live as Christians. In contrast to the gentle Erasmus, Luther's words, his polemical style of violent imagery created an combative atmosphere; he argued militantly.

'Handbook of the Christian Knight' by Desiderius Erasmus () Gustave Dore, An Angel Leading the Crusaders to Jerusalem, A selection from Erasmus' Hand book of the Christian Knight our struggle takes place before the all-seeing eye of God and is witnessed by the entire populace of heaven. Erasmus, Desiderius, [ Book: ] Languages: Latin;French, [1 other] At UWA Library. This resource is very relevant to your query (score: ,) Erasmus and our struggle for peace Chapiro, José, [ Book: ] Languages: English;Latin, [1 other] At 2 libraries. This resource is very relevant to your query (score. As regards scholars of war and peace, their neglect of Erasmus can be illustrated in the work of one of the leading military historians of our time, Sir Michael Howard, who in his book, The Invention of Peace, fails even to mention Erasmus. Synopsis. ERASMUS, Desiderius, the most brillant representative of humanistic culture at the beginning of the sixteenth century, and the head of a movement in the interest of a reformation of ecclesiastical abuses which prepared the way for the Protestant life divides itself naturally into three periods; the first, lasting till , was the period of gradual emancipation from.