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Erasmus parodied the Reformation by observing that the Reformation began as a “tragedy,” and then mutated into a “comedy,” and always ended with a “wedding”! His reviews of German inns in his Colloquies would make the modern traveler reverence a Motel 6 . The Amazon description presents the book as a dual biography of Martin Luther and Desiderius Erasmus, but it also contains several biographical sketches of prominent figures like St. Augustine, St. Paul, Thomas More, St. Jerome, St. Thomas Aquinas, Petrarch, Lorenzo Valla, William Tyndale, and more/5. Erasmus, quoted in Lewis Spitz, The Renaissance and Reformation Movements: Vol. I (St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, ), Erasmus, “On the Freedom of the Will: A Diatribe or Discourse,” in Luther and Erasmus: Free Will and Salvation, Edited by Gordon Rupp and Philip Watson (Philadelphia: The Westminster Press, ), Luther and Erasmus is a very important book on the history of the church. It includes Erasmus’ diatribe against Luther, De Libero Arbitrio (On the Freedom of the Will), and Luther’s response De Servo Arbitrio (On the Bondage of the Will).. This was an amazing insight into the early Reformation.
Erasmus, in full Desiderius Erasmus, (born Octo [?], Rotterdam, Holland [now in the Netherlands]—died J , Basel, Switzerland), Dutch humanist who was the greatest scholar of the northern Renaissance, the first editor of the New Testament, and also an important figure in patristics and classical literature. "Novum Testamentum" title page, Item held in PHS Rare Books Collection. On March 7, , Desiderius Erasmus (ca. –)—Renaissance humanist, Catholic reformer, and Dutch educator—wrote to a friend with great relief from Basel, Switzerland, that the printing of his Greek New Testament was at last complete. 'A judicious and discerning selection of large extracts from the Collected Works of Erasmus thoughtfully designed to include major statements of Erasmus on civility in individual morals, humanistic study and education, the Christian life, reform of the church, and the peaceful constraint of political force. It is to my mind the most comprehensive and penetrating anthology of Erasmus. Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (/ˌdɛzɪˈdɪəriəs ɪˈræzməs/; 28 October – 12 July ), known as Erasmus or Erasmus of Rotterdam, was a Dutch philosopher and Christian humanist who is widely considered to have been the greatest scholar of the northern mater: Queens' College, Cambridge, .