By Stephen Edmund Lahey
Lahey argues that lots of Wyclif's top identified opinions of the fourteenth-century Church come up from his philosophical dedication to an Augustinian realism evocative of the concept of Robert Grosseteste and Anselm of Canterbury. This realism is understandable when it comes to Wyclif's sustained specialise in semantics and the houses of phrases and propositions, a "linguistic flip" characterizing post-Ockham philosophical theology. coming up from this propositional realism is a sturdy emphasis at the position of Scripture in either formal and utilized theology, which used to be the start line for plenty of of Wyclif's quarrels with the ecclesiastical establishment in overdue fourteenth-century England.
This survey takes into consideration either Wyclif's prior, philosophical works and his later works, together with sermons and Scripture remark. Wyclif's trust that Scripture is the everlasting and excellent divine notice, the paradigm of human discourse and the definitive embodiment of fact in production is valuable to an knowing of the binds he believes relate theoretical and functional philosophy to theology. This connection hyperlinks Wyclif's curiosity within the propositional constitution of truth to his realism, his hermeneutic application, and to his time table for reform of the Church. Lahey's survey additionally highlights Wyclif's rejection of Bradwardine's determinism in desire of a version of human freedom in gentle of God's excellent foreknowledge, and likewise explores the relation of Wyclif's spatiotemporal atomism to his rejection of transubstantiation. this is often the 1st book-length, complete survey of Wyclif's idea, and should be of curiosity to scholars of later medieval theology, philosophy, heritage, and literature.
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John Wyclif (Great Medieval Thinkers) by Stephen Edmund Lahey