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❰Epub❯ ❦ Fatal Discord Author Michael Massing – Ms-style.pro An engrossing dual biography and fascinating intellectual history that examines two of the greatest minds of European history—Erasmus of Rotterdam and Martin Luther—whose heated rivalry gave rise An engrossing dual biography and fascinating intellectual history that examines two of the greatest minds of European history—Erasmus of Rotterdam and Martin Luther—whose heated rivalry gave rise to two enduring fundamental and often colliding traditions of philosophical and religious thoughtErasmus was the leading figure of the Northern Renaissance At a time when Leonardo Michelangelo and Raphael were revolutionizing Western art and culture Erasmus was helping to transform Europe’s intellectual and religious life developing a new design for living for a continent rebelling against the hierarchical constraints of the Roman Church When in 1516 he came out with a revise.

D edition of the New Testament based on the original Greek he was hailed as the prophet of a new enlightened age Today however Erasmus is largely forgotten and the reason can be summed up in two words Martin Luther As a young friar in remote Wittenberg Luther was initially a great admirer of Erasmus and his critiue of the Catholic Church but while Erasmus sought to reform that institution from within Luther wanted a radical transformation Eventually the differences between them flared into a bitter rivalry with each trying to win over Europe to his visionIn Fatal Discord Michael Massing seeks to restore Erasmus to his proper place in the Western tradition The conflict betwe.

fatal epub discord ebok Fatal Discord PDF/EPUBD edition of the New Testament based on the original Greek he was hailed as the prophet of a new enlightened age Today however Erasmus is largely forgotten and the reason can be summed up in two words Martin Luther As a young friar in remote Wittenberg Luther was initially a great admirer of Erasmus and his critiue of the Catholic Church but while Erasmus sought to reform that institution from within Luther wanted a radical transformation Eventually the differences between them flared into a bitter rivalry with each trying to win over Europe to his visionIn Fatal Discord Michael Massing seeks to restore Erasmus to his proper place in the Western tradition The conflict betwe.

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  1. Marks54 Marks54 says:

    ePUB Fatal Discord Kindle ò ´ ms style.pro ´ fatal epub, discord ebok, Fatal Discord PDF/EPUBI recently read the Luther biography by Eric Metaxas and really enjoyed it That is what prompted me to read this dual biography of Erasmus and Luther by Michael Massing It is a wonderful book that is well written clearly organized and thoughtful Considering the task that the author sets out to accomplish the book is a real achievementMassing has written a dual biography of Erasmus the Renaissance humanist whom many know from history book references but fewer have actually read with Luther who needs little introduction after last year’s 500th anniversary of t


  2. Brian Eshleman Brian Eshleman says:

    ePUB Fatal Discord Kindle ò ´ ms style.pro ´ fatal epub, discord ebok, Fatal Discord PDF/EPUBA little bit of a if it’s Tuesday it must be Belgium experience through some of the most momentous intellectual terrain in history Very few nuggets brought cause for pause in themselves although the author‘s vocabulary range is outstanding


  3. Ryan Boissonneault Ryan Boissonneault says:

    ePUB Fatal Discord Kindle ò ´ ms style.pro ´ fatal epub, discord ebok, Fatal Discord PDF/EPUBI’ll start by saying if you’re a fan of intellectual history buy the book—you will not be disappointed Michael Massing is a fantastic writer and this work despite being over 800 pages is always interesting and never dull The description presents the book as a dual biography of Martin Luther and Desiderius Erasmus but it also contains several biographical sketches of prominent figures like St Augustine St Paul Thomas More St Jerome St Thomas Auinas Petrarch Lorenzo Valla William Tyndale and In chronicling the lives of Luther Erasmus and o


  4. Gary Beauregard Bottomley Gary Beauregard Bottomley says:

    ePUB Fatal Discord Kindle ò ´ ms style.pro ´ fatal epub, discord ebok, Fatal Discord PDF/EPUBYou ever wonder why 80% of white Evangelical Christians support Donald Trump Erasmus is a humanist and Luther and Trump’s Evangelical base are anti humanist This book shows why the reformation is still relevant to today and connects the dots from then to today by considering the past that made up the then through the relevance of todayLuther starts what he called the Evangelical Church in Germany German Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland and allows for a strain of anti intellectualism to take root denounces the peasants and their peasant revolt since power from above trumps the individual makes every man a priest thus no one a priest and devalues the individual’s dignity by polluting it with original sin


  5. Socraticgadfly Socraticgadfly says:

    ePUB Fatal Discord Kindle ò ´ ms style.pro ´ fatal epub, discord ebok, Fatal Discord PDF/EPUBThere's not a lot of new stuff here for me especially on the Luther side but the dual biography concept when done well can stimulate some 'aha' and Massing generally does wellThe two biggies on differences are first one of personality and temperament Erasmus' irenic style never could have led a Reformation and


  6. Justin Conder Justin Conder says:

    ePUB Fatal Discord Kindle ò ´ ms style.pro ´ fatal epub, discord ebok, Fatal Discord PDF/EPUBA dense and meandering read about distant 16th century theological writers their polemical feuds and massive egos Massing's work nevertheless comes across surprisingly relevant see link below If you like me disdain Martin Luther's crude zeal and advocate Desiderius Erasmus' high


  7. Jonny Parshall Jonny Parshall says:

    ePUB Fatal Discord Kindle ò ´ ms style.pro ´ fatal epub, discord ebok, Fatal Discord PDF/EPUBDense this book is And thorough Too thorough The title implies it is a narrative on the accounts of Erasmus Martin Luther their correspondence collaboration and rivalry and how these interactions shaped Protestantism and the Renaissance Rather it is a complete biography of Lu


  8. Ray LaManna Ray LaManna says:

    ePUB Fatal Discord Kindle ò ´ ms style.pro ´ fatal epub, discord ebok, Fatal Discord PDF/EPUBThis is a very thorough dual biography of the lives and teachings of Erasmus of Rotterdam and Martin Luther At over a 1000 pages it interweaves all the historical antecedents to the Protestant Reformation and the conseuences up to the present time It's very thorough and easy to read Massing does a great job with this complicated history If you want to kno


  9. Helen Helen says:

    ePUB Fatal Discord Kindle ò ´ ms style.pro ´ fatal epub, discord ebok, Fatal Discord PDF/EPUBI dearly wish I’d had this when I took my senior level history class on the Renaissance and Reformation in und


  10. Johnny Mettlach Johnny Mettlach says:

    ePUB Fatal Discord Kindle ò ´ ms style.pro ´ fatal epub, discord ebok, Fatal Discord PDF/EPUBExcellent book a 45 rating It is a very comprehensive detailed all encompassing look at irenic Luther and diplomatic Erasmus and the whole era how the Reformation flowed out of the monastic culture education markets etc stimulated modernism an


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