A Companion to Peter Martyr Vermigli

A Companion to Peter Martyr Vermigli The great Florentine Protestant reformer Peter Martyr Vermigli made a unique contribution to the scriptural hermeneutics of the Renaissance and Reformation where classical theories of inter

  • Title: A Companion to Peter Martyr Vermigli
  • Author: W.J. Torrance Kirby Frank A. James III E. Campi
  • ISBN: 9789004175549
  • Page: 430
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The great Florentine Protestant reformer Peter Martyr Vermigli 1499 1562 made a unique contribution to the scriptural hermeneutics of the Renaissance and Reformation, where classical theories of interpretation derived from Patristic and sources engaged with new methods drawn from Humanism and Hebraism Vermigli was one of the pioneers of the sixteenth centuryThe great Florentine Protestant reformer Peter Martyr Vermigli 1499 1562 made a unique contribution to the scriptural hermeneutics of the Renaissance and Reformation, where classical theories of interpretation derived from Patristic and sources engaged with new methods drawn from Humanism and Hebraism Vermigli was one of the pioneers of the sixteenth century in acknowledging and harnessing the biblical scholarship of the medieval Rabbis His eminence in the Catholic Church in Italy until 1542 was followed by an equally distinguished career as theologian and exegete in Protestant Europe where he was professor successively in Strasbourg, Oxford, and finally in Zurich The Companion consists of 24 essays divided among five themes addressing Vermigli s international career, hermeneutical method, biblical commentaries, major theological topics, and his later influence Contributors include Scott Amos, Michael Baumann, Jon Balserak, Luca Baschera, Maurice Boutin, Emidio Campi, John Patrick Donnelly SJ, Max Engammare, Gerald Hobbs, Frank James III, Gary Jenkins, Robert Kingdon, Torrance Kirby, William Klempa, Joseph McLelland, Charlotte Methuen, Christian Moser, David Neelands, Peter Opitz, Herman Selderhuis, Daniel Shute, David Wright, and Jason Zuidema.

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  • W.J. Torrance Kirby Frank A. James III E. Campi

    Professor of Ecclesiastical History Director, Centre for Research on Religion CREOR at McGill University, Montreal, Canada In 1988 I received a DPhil degree in Modern History from Oxford University for a thesis on the political theology of Richard Hooker Previously I received BA and MA degrees in Classics Greek Philosophy and Literature from King s College and Dalhousie University Currently I am Professor of Ecclesiastical History at McGill where I have been a member of the Faculty of Religious Studies since 1997 Since 1996 I have been a member of the Centre of Theological Inquiry, Princeton, and since 2005 of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.My principal field of research is Reformation thought, especially of Richard Hooker, Peter Martyr Vermigli, Heinrich Bullinger, and other 16th century Protestant thinkers my most recent publications examine theological links between England and the continent in the sixteenth century my work here concentrates on the influence in England of the Italian, Swiss and French reformers My research also focuses on the history of Christian Platonism, in the Patristic as well as in the late medieval and early modern periods Currently I am investigating the emergence of the public sphere in early modern England in the context of preaching at the outdoor pulpit at Paul s Cross in the City of London.

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  • I read large portions of this for my dissertation research, but not the whole thing. (Does anyone read the whole thing of books like this?) It's decent as such things go, though such things don't generally go very well--it's basically a collection of papers that were given at a conference, and although they were given with the intention of putting them together in a book, and they therefore fit into something of a logical organization, they don't fit together very smoothly, most are ultra-specia [...]


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