Cover image for Fatal discord : Erasmus, Luther, and the fight for the Western mind
Title:
Fatal discord : Erasmus, Luther, and the fight for the Western mind
Author:
Massing, Michael, author.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]

©2018
Physical Description:
xvi, 987 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Summary:
Presents an intellectual assessment of the rivalry between Desiderius Erasmus and Martin Luther that examines their respective characters and belief systems, sharing insights into their enduring influence and proper historical roles in Western tradition.
Language:
English
Contents:
Part I. Early struggles. The new Europe ; Miner's son ; Candlelight studies ; Penance and dread ; Breakthrough ; The vow in the storm -- Part II. Discoveries. Back to the Fathers ; Angry with God ; Renaissance tour ; Self-righteous Jews ; A blueprint for Europe ; The gate to paradise ; Annus mirabilis ; A friar's cry -- Part III. Rumblings. For the want of Greek type ; A drunken German ; Unbridled ; Onto the world stage ; Uncommitted ; The great debate ; The viper strikes ; Thunderclaps ; Bonfires ; Faith and fury ; Will he come? ; Judgment at Worms -- Part IV. Agitation. The martyr's crown ; Outlaw ; Was nowhere safe? ; Satan falls upon the flock ; The Pope of Wittenberg ; The new gospel spreads ; True Christian warfare ; A shower of stones -- Part V. Rupture. The gospel of discontent ; Uprising ; The murdering hordes ; Fatal dissension ; Invasion by scripture ; Vandals ; The crack-up ; Madness ; Enemies of Christ -- Aftermath: Erasmus ; Aftermath: Luther.
ISBN:
9780060517601
Format :
Book

Available:*

Library
Call Number
Material Type
Home Location
Status
Item Holds
Searching...
BR350.E7 M33 2018 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
Searching...
Searching...
BR350.E7 M33 2018 Adult Non-Fiction Biography
Searching...

On Order

Summary

Summary