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By Jonathan A. Reid

This examine reconstructs for the 1st time Marguerite of Navarre's management of a large circle of nobles, prelates, humanist authors, and commoners, who sought to enhance the reform of the French church alongside evangelical (Protestant) strains. Hitherto misunderstood in scholarship, they're printed to have pursued, regardless of persecution, a constant reform software from the Meaux test to the tip of Francis I's reign via numerous capability: fostering neighborhood church reform, publishing a wide corpus of spiritual literature, high-profile public preaching, and trying to form the path of royal coverage. Their specific doctrines, kinfolk with significant reformers - together with their erstwhile colleague Calvin - involvement in significant Reformation occasions, and the effect in their unsuccessful try are all explored.

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J. Brill, 1985). 4 The term “Gallican church” denotes, technically, the hierarchy of clergy in France that culminated in the 110 or so bishops and archbishops of the realm, whose primate was the archbishop of Lyon. “Gallicanism” refers to a loose body of thought about the French church’s independence from Rome. , popes and secular powers were not supposed thereafter to impose candidates on cathedral and monastic chapters) as well as freedom from annates (the tax, nominally equivalent to one year’s revenue, exacted by the Roman curia for conferring the title to a benefice).

Elle n’a point encore de chef. Parmi ces premiers ouvriers de l’évangélisme, aucun [not Lambert, Meigret, Berquin, Lecourt, or Farel], en effet, qui s’impose. . Et avec un chef, ce qui manque encore à cette Réforme naissante, ce sont un symbole et une organisation. . Aucun lien non plus qui rattache tous ses premiers groupes. Entre Meaux, Toulouse, Alençon, bientôt dispersés d’ailleurs, le fonds commun d’idées n’a pas crée la communauté de la discipline. ” Origines 3, 416. 21 For more on the argument that there was no essential doctrinal unity or effective leadership among evangelicals and that this foreclosed any attempt to bring about a reformation, see Donald R.

Possibly co-authored by his young friend, John Calvin, the sermon expounded theological themes from Luther and Erasmus and concluded with a rousing call to action, whatever the consequences: The world and the wicked are wont to label as heretics, impostors, seducers, and evil-speakers those who strive purely and sincerely to penetrate the minds of believers with the gospel. . But happy and blessed are they who endure all this with composure, giving thanks to God in the midst of affliction. .

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