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Luther defined the Mass because the "greatest and such a lot terrible abomination" of the papal church. in this, he argued, not anything can be surrendered. although, throughout the 1530s and early 1540s, the Strasbourg reformer Martin Bucer (1491-1551) sought rapprochement with the Catholics on accurately this subject. This ebook appears at Bucer's overtures to Catholic moderates within the period of the non secular colloquies. He proposed to bypass the Reformation deadlock by way of returning to the Eucharistic theology of the church fathers and early scholastics. those efforts culminated within the Eucharistic articles of the Worms-Regensburg publication (1541). Bucer's falling out with a similar Catholics in aftermath of the Colloquy of Regensburg finds the level to which the agreed articles have been in accordance with misunderstanding-as good because the massive universal flooring that persevered to exist among them. In its exam of this so much fraught of Reformation debates, the booklet additionally sheds mild on Bucer's ecumenical theology and his aspirations for a reunion of the German and ecu church buildings.

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Goodman & A. Mackay, (London: Longman ), –. Cf. , ), – . 43 E. Rice, ‘The Renaissance Idea of Christian Antiquity: Humanist Patristic Scholarship,’ in Renaissance Humanism: Foundations, Form and Legacy, ed. A. Rabil (Philadelphia: University of Philadelphia Press, ), . 44 R. Loewe, ‘The Medieval History of the Latin Vulgate,’ chap. in, Cambridge History of the Bible, ed. H. H. P. ), . G. Bougerol, ‘The Church Fathers and the Sentences of Peter Lombard,’ in 41 42    A certain amount of patristic scriptural commentary was also available through the biblical commentary known as the Glossa ordinaria.

Among those who would eventally show the influence of these ideas was Bucer. 65 It now is time to consider how this conviction was worked out in the early stages of the Reformation debate on the Mass. ’ 65 Luther, Sermon von dem neuen Testament (WA : , l. ’ Cf. De captivitate (WA : , l. –). . Introduction Luther had admitted that the weight of the church’s eucharistic tradition seemed against him. His Catholic opponents agreed, demanding why he imagined the Holy Spirit had allowed the church to languish in error for so long.

Rice, ‘The Renaissance Idea of Christian Antiquity: Humanist Patristic Scholarship,’ in Renaissance Humanism: Foundations, Form and Legacy, ed. A. Rabil (Philadelphia: University of Philadelphia Press, ), . 44 R. Loewe, ‘The Medieval History of the Latin Vulgate,’ chap. in, Cambridge History of the Bible, ed. H. H. P. ), . G. Bougerol, ‘The Church Fathers and the Sentences of Peter Lombard,’ in 41 42    A certain amount of patristic scriptural commentary was also available through the biblical commentary known as the Glossa ordinaria.

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