Flashcards in Quiz 18 Deck (27):
What was the nickname for Desiderius Erasmus?
The Prince of Humanists
In what language are all of Erasmus's writings?
In what structure did Erasmus live while in Basel?
a printing press house
When was movable type available in China?
In the 11th century
By when did Johannez Gutenburg perfect his printing press?
To what did Erasmus advocate a return?
the basic teachings of christ
IN what basic conviction did Luther agree with the Church of Rome?
inherent sinfulness of human kind
According to Luther, by what are humans not saved?
good works on earth
In what year did Luther post his Ninety-Five Theses on the door of the Wittenberg Cathedral?
On What basis did Luther reject five of the 7 sacraments?
they are not found in the scripture
According to Calvin, what did a persons' wealth indicate?
a sign of gods favor
T/F: The Anabaptists were among the first to give religious sanction to political disobedience
What are Erasmus's dates, as near as we can guess?
As councilor to whom was Erasmus prompted him to write Education of a Christian Prince?
King Charles of Spain
While Luther argued for "God's uncircumscribed majesty" on what did Erasmus focus?
necessity of free will
In whose home did Erasmus write The Praise of Folly?
What can Folly accomplish "in a flash simply by making an appearance"?
to clear the mind of troubles and sorrows
What must one do "if he ever wants to be a father"?
come to folly
According to the quotation from Sophocles, what is it "that is the good life"?
never to think
T/F: According to Folly, childbirth is one of life's most beautiful miracles
According to Folly, medicine is a "subdivision of" what art?
Who are "the least miserable among men"?
those who are closest to the level of intelligence of animals
T/F: The powers of most saints are assumed to be very specialized
T/F: According to Folly, the human mind is far more attracted to false appearances than to reality
Whom do "great rulers suspect and despise"?
those who are intelligent
For what reason did the apostle Paul openly condemn knowledge?
it puffs up men