A Companion to Jean Gerson (Brill's Companions to the by Brian Patrick McGuire

By Brian Patrick McGuire

The better half to Jean Gerson presents a consultant to new learn on Jean Gerson (1363-1429), theologian, chancellor of the collage of Paris, and church reformer. Ten articles define his existence and works, contribution to put devotion, position as biblical theologian, position as humanist, mystical theology, involvement within the conciliar stream, dilemmas as collage grasp and conflicts with the mendicants, perspectives on girls and particularly on woman visionaries, participation within the debate at the "Roman de l. a. Rose", and the afterlife of his works till the French Revolution. many of the members are veterans of gersonian stories, whereas others have lately accomplished their dissertations. All map the relevance of Gerson to realizing overdue medieval and early smooth tradition, faith and spirituality.

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86–90; EW pp. 236–40). 123–44). The text provides an excellent overview of Gerson’s program for improving the quality of parish life and the education of the clergy. Some of his proposals were not carried through until the Council of Trent in the middle of the next century, in a quite different Church. 598–615). The chancellor defended ecclesiastical privilege and asked for the secular authorities to punish the provost, while he said nothing specific about the cold-blooded murder that had taken place the previous autumn.

86–90). Frustrations, exile and return (1398–1400) Gerson’s position in Paris remained problematic so long as he was chancellor of the church of Notre Dame and thus of the university but was without a canonry at the cathedral. 444–46). 32 His frustrations here as well as a sense of the limitations of academic life and its moral dilemmas, convinced him to resign the chancellorship and dedicate himself to his deanship at Bruges. 447–54). His letters from this period are 31 Charles-Joseph Hefele and Henri Leclercq, Histoire des conciles, vol.

As in Connolly, John Gerson. Reformer and Mystic (note 10 above), 198, referring to Johann Baptist Schwab, Johannes Gerson. Professor der Theologie und Kanzler der Universität Paris, 2 vol. (Würzburg, 1858), 773, who, however, was much more circumspect about the matter. 47 According to Glorieux, “La vie et les oeuvres,” 170, Gerson on 26 January addressed this assembly but his sermon does not survive. This information must come from Noël Valois, La France et le grand schisme d’occident, vol. 3 (Paris, 1901), 479, where the sermon is dated to 16 January.

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