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The Life Of Wiclif

Charles Webb Le Bas

The Life of Wiclif is a biography written by Charles Webb Le Bas that chronicles the life of John Wycliffe, an influential theologian and reformer who lived in England during the 14th century. The book explores Wycliffe's upbringing, education, and religious beliefs, as well as his contributions to the development of the English language and the Protestant Reformation.Le Bas examines Wycliffe's early years as a scholar at Oxford University, where he became known for his radical views on the Church and his opposition to the papacy. The author also delves into Wycliffe's role as a translator of the Bible into English, which was a groundbreaking achievement that helped to spread the teachings of Christianity to a wider audience.Throughout the book, Le Bas provides detailed accounts of Wycliffe's interactions with other prominent figures of his time, including King Edward III and the Archbishop of Canterbury. The author also explores the controversies surrounding Wycliffe's teachings and the opposition he faced from the Church, which eventually led to his excommunication.Overall, The Life of Wiclif offers a comprehensive look at the life and legacy of John Wycliffe, shedding light on his contributions to the English language, religious reform, and the history of Christianity.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 15th, 2006
  • Pages: 484
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 1.08in - 1.55lb
  • EAN: 9781428606135
  • Categories: Literary FiguresHistoricalReligious