Search results

You are looking at 1 - 2 of 2 items for :

  • "Rochester" x
  • Manchester Religious Studies x
Clear All
Open Access (free)
Elizabeth Vandiver, Ralph Keen and Thomas D. Frazel

, so that he might adorn his sect with worthy emblems. In a footnote to the text of his Commentary Cochlaeus recalls that most of his book had been written at Meissen by the year 1534. Then he recounts how, at the urging of Dr Jerome Verall, Archbishop of Rochester and Apostolic Nuncio, he added the brief chapters covering the years 1535–47 at Regensberg and published the Commentary in 1549. But Cochlaeus’s real cue to update and publish his fifteen-year-old manuscript may have been the appearance in 1548 of Melanchthon’s vita of Luther. After the Reformer’s death a

in Luther’s lives
Elizabeth Vandiver and Ralph Keen

Emperor and the Princes did not act with enough reflection when they called Luther before them but did not call any theologians who might reveal his false pretexts and deceits. Certainly the pious and learned bishop John Fisher, the Bishop of Rochester in England, shortly thereafter showed very clearly and abundantly in a long volume that 92 Luther’s lives none of Luther’s articles which Pope Leo X had condemned in his Bull were contained in Scripture or were the Word of God. Neither was it true that this Article of Johannes Hus (that the Church of Christ is the whole

in Luther’s lives