VII-2 Ordinis septimi tomus secundus

In evangelivm Lvcae paraphrasis

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Editor: Jan Bloemendal
In his ‘Project of the New Testament’ Erasmus also wrote a running commentary on all New Testament books, except Revelation, in the form of a paraphrase. In this volume, the Paraphrase on Luke – Latin text with critical apparatus, and English introduction and commentary, is edited. In the paraphrase, Erasmus turns out to be a mature interpreter of the Bible, who advocated a new Christianity, which he called ‘the philosophy of Christ’, and implicitly criticized the clergy of his own age.
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Biographical Note

Jan Bloemendal (Ph.D. in Classics, 1997), is a senior researcher at the Huygens Institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences and Privatdozent at the Ruhruniversität Bochum. From 2006 to 2012 he was a professor by special appointment of Neolatin Studies at the University of Amsterdam.

Review Quotes

A “splendidly thorough and careful edition”.
J.K. Elliott, The University of Leeds. In: Novum Testamentum, Vol. 60, No. 4, pp. 443-444.

Table of contents

INTRODUCTION
IN EVANGELIVM LVCAE PARAPHRASIS
LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS
INDEX

Readership

Those interested in Erasmus, Neo-Latin, New-Testament scholarship, Renaissance studies

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