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1

What was the nickname for Desiderius Erasmus?

The Prince of Humanists

2

In what language are all of Erasmus's writings?

Latin

3

In what structure did Erasmus live while in Basel?

a printing press house

4

When was movable type available in China?

In the 11th century

5

By when did Johannez Gutenburg perfect his printing press?

1450

6

To what did Erasmus advocate a return?

the basic teachings of christ

7

IN what basic conviction did Luther agree with the Church of Rome?

inherent sinfulness of human kind

8

According to Luther, by what are humans not saved?

good works on earth

9

In what year did Luther post his Ninety-Five Theses on the door of the Wittenberg Cathedral?

1517

10

On What basis did Luther reject five of the 7 sacraments?

they are not found in the scripture

11

According to Calvin, what did a persons' wealth indicate?

a sign of gods favor

12

T/F: The Anabaptists were among the first to give religious sanction to political disobedience

True

13

What are Erasmus's dates, as near as we can guess?

1466-1536

14

As councilor to whom was Erasmus prompted him to write Education of a Christian Prince?

King Charles of Spain

15

While Luther argued for "God's uncircumscribed majesty" on what did Erasmus focus?

necessity of free will

16

In whose home did Erasmus write The Praise of Folly?

Thomas More

17

What can Folly accomplish "in a flash simply by making an appearance"?

to clear the mind of troubles and sorrows

18

What must one do "if he ever wants to be a father"?

come to folly

19

According to the quotation from Sophocles, what is it "that is the good life"?

never to think

20

T/F: According to Folly, childbirth is one of life's most beautiful miracles

False

21

According to Folly, medicine is a "subdivision of" what art?

flattery

22

Who are "the least miserable among men"?

those who are closest to the level of intelligence of animals

23

T/F: The powers of most saints are assumed to be very specialized

True

24

T/F: According to Folly, the human mind is far more attracted to false appearances than to reality

True

25

Whom do "great rulers suspect and despise"?

those who are intelligent

26

For what reason did the apostle Paul openly condemn knowledge?

it puffs up men

27

What does Folly say her listeners should not have?

a memory