By N. Scott Amos
This ebook describes Martin Bucer (1491-1551) as a instructor of theology, concentrating on his time as Regius Professor of Divinity on the college of Cambridge among 1549 and 1551. The e-book is established on his 1550 Cambridge lectures on Ephesians, and investigates them of their ancient context, exploring what kind of a theologian Bucer was once. The lectures are tested to determine how they characterize Bucer’s approach to educating and “doing” theology, and make clear the connection among biblical exegesis and theological formula as he understood it. Divided into interconnected components, the ebook first units the historic context for the lectures, together with a large caricature of scholastic approach in theology and the biblical humanist critique of that approach. It then heavily examines Bucer’s perform within the Cambridge lectures, to teach the level to which he was once a theologian of the biblical humanist college, encouraged through the tactic Erasmus set forth within the Ratio Verae Theologiae during which actual theology starts off, ends, and is better “done” as an workout within the exegesis of the be aware of God.
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Bucer, Ephesians and Biblical Humanism: The Exegete as Theologian (Studies in Early Modern Religious Tradition, Culture and Society) by N. Scott Amos