Bucer, Ephesians and Biblical Humanism: The Exegete as by N. Scott Amos

By N. Scott Amos

This e-book describes Martin Bucer (1491-1551) as a instructor of theology, targeting his time as Regius Professor of Divinity on the collage of Cambridge among 1549 and 1551. The e-book is headquartered on his 1550 Cambridge lectures on Ephesians, and investigates them of their ancient context, exploring what kind of a theologian Bucer used to be. The lectures are tested to determine how they characterize Bucer’s approach to educating and “doing” theology, and make clear the connection among biblical exegesis and theological formula as he understood it. Divided into interconnected components, the ebook first units the historic context for the lectures, together with a huge cartoon of scholastic strategy in theology and the biblical humanist critique of that procedure. It then heavily examines Bucer’s perform within the Cambridge lectures, to teach the level to which he used to be a theologian of the biblical humanist university, inspired by way of the tactic Erasmus set forth within the Ratio Verae Theologiae within which actual theology starts, ends, and is healthier “done” as an workout within the exegesis of the be aware of God.

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Donald K. McKim, 157–164. Downers Grove: Intervarsity Press. Wursten, Dick. 2010. Clement Marot and religion: A reassessment in the light of his Psalm paraphrases. Leiden: Brill. Part I Historical Context Chapter 2 The Old Theology and the New Learning at Cambridge to 1549 As we observed in Chap. 1, Bucer’s lectures in Divinity took the form of an exposition of Scripture, in part because the Cambridge Injunctions decreed that all theology lectures should be taught from the Old and New Testaments, and not in the manner of scholastic theologians.

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