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Feeling like saints : Lollard writings after Wyclif

Author: Fiona Somerset
Publisher: Ithaca ; London : Cornell University Press, 2014. ©2014
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""Lollard" is the name given to followers of John Wyclif, the English dissident theologian who was dismissed from Oxford University in 1381 for his arguments regarding the eucharist. A forceful and influential critic of the ecclesiastical status quo in the late fourteenth century, Wyclif's thought was condemned at the Council of Constance in 1415. While lollardy has attracted much attention in recent years, much of

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Genre/Form: Church history
Named Person: John Wycliffe
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fiona Somerset
ISBN: 9780801452819 0801452813
OCLC Number: 862207287
Awards: Winner of Winner, Margaret Wade Labarge Prize (Canadian Soci.
Description: xiii, 315 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The lollard pastoral program: reform from below --
God's law: loving, learning, and teaching --
Lollard prayer: religious practice and everyday life --
Lollard tales --
Lollard parabiblia --
Moral fantasie: normative allegory in lollard writings --
Lollard forms of living --
Conclusion --
Bibliography --
Responsibility: Fiona Somerset.
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