By Brian Patrick McGuire

ISBN-10: 9004150099

ISBN-13: 9789004150096

The spouse to Jean Gerson presents a advisor to new examine on Jean Gerson (1363-1429), theologian, chancellor of the collage of Paris, and church reformer. Ten articles define his existence and works, contribution to put devotion, position as biblical theologian, function as humanist, mystical theology, involvement within the conciliar circulate, dilemmas as college grasp and conflicts with the mendicants, perspectives on girls and particularly on girl visionaries, participation within the debate at the "Roman de l. a. Rose", and the afterlife of his works till the French Revolution. the various members are veterans of gersonian stories, whereas others have lately accomplished their dissertations. All map the relevance of Gerson to knowing past due medieval and early sleek tradition, faith and spirituality.

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51 The gift of the church was for Gerson personally. The abbot of Bec 48 The Chronique du Religieux de Saint-Denys (note 26 above) is our best source for this trip, Livres 27 and 28 in Tome 3, vol. 2, pp. 542–44, 604, 614–18. 47, giving the year 1407, probably an annotation added by his brother Jean the Celestine. xiii) that the work was completed between September and November. 50 The best treatment is Bernard Guenée’s Un meurtre, une société. L’assassinat du duc d’Orléans 23 novembre 1407 (Paris, 1992), with a helpful chronology.

61–67). 63–94), a review of his new theology and the point of his departure for his later epic poem, the Josephina. By early September the duke of Burgundy had left Paris and the Armagnac faction was back. Gerson now at last publicly attacked Jean Petit’s justification of tyrannicide. 1005–30), he explained that the murder of the duke of Orleans could not be defended as a legitimate act of tyrannicide, because it took place in cold blood, without any prior warning and with no previous attempt to prosecute the man for his possible crimes.

See also Louis B. Pascoe, Church and Reform. Bishops, Theologians, and Canon Lawyers in the Thought of Pierre d’Ailly (1351–1420), (Leiden, 2005). 18 Alan E. Bernstein, Pierre d’Ailly and the Blanchard Affair (Leiden, 1978). in search of jean gerson 5 and d’Ailly both in public and behind the scenes outmanoeuvred the man and ended up himself in 1389 as chancellor of the university. 35; EW 183). In 1381 he became licentiate in arts. 19 We find his name in a petition sent in 1387 to the pope at Avignon, Clement VII, with a list of members of the French nation of the university seeking a prebend.

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