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Handbook of the Militant Christian
This book contains a compendious treatise of the soldier of Christ called Enchiridion, which Erasmus of Rotterdam wrote unto a certain courtier, a friend of his. Due to the age and scarcity of the original we reproduced, some pages may be spotty, faded or difficult to read. Written in Old English text.
Hardcover, 158 pages
Published August 1st 2011 by Literary Licensing, LLC
(first published December 12th 1983)
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Erasmus (Desiderius Erasmus Roterdamus) was a Dutch Renaissance humanist who is famous for publishing an edition of the Greek New Testament and for his work Praise of Folly. An enigmatic figure of the Reformation period, he was considered a hero by some and an enemy by others. He was faithful to the Roman Catholic Church (he was a priest and a friend of the martyr St. Thomas More) and yet he believed that some of her ideas and practices had strayed from the purity of New Testament Christianity. ...more
Desiderius Erasmus (also known as Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus) was doubtless born out of wedlock, well cared for by his parents till their early death, and then given the best education open to a young man of his day in a series of monastic or semi-monastic schools. All this early education is made by him in the light of later experience to appear like one long conspiracy to force him into the ...moreMore about Desiderius Erasmus...