The “Erasmian Impulse” (1)

Desiderius Erasmus was probably the most brilliant scholar in sixteenth-century Europe. He was witty, urbane and sophisticated. Born near Rotterdam ca. 1467 in humble circumstances he became the prince of Renaissance humanists. When he died in 1536, he was revered throughout Christendom. Erasmus was very concerned about the state of the Christian church. He criticized […]

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