John Colet

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Colet, John


Born about 1467; died Sept. 16,1519, in Sheen, Surrey. English humanist and theologian; one of the forerunners of the Reformation.

Colet is known as the head of the Oxford circle of humanists. He gave a critical interpretation of Biblical texts in the course of lectures delivered beginning in 1497 at Oxford University which were devoted to the epistles of St. Paul. Colet exerted a significant influence on the formation of the world views of Thomas More and Erasmus of Rotterdam. In 1505 he became the dean of St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. In 1509 he opened a school connected with the cathedral; the school was founded on humanistic principles of education. In 1513 he became the chaplain at the court of Henry VIII. Without breaking with Catholicism, Colet exposed the morals of the clergy and opposed secret confession, the worship of icons, clerical celibacy, and monasticism.

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Organized by the categories of pre-Reformation/late medieval, English Reformation, ceremonies, ecclesiology, Catholic Reformation and Counter-Reformation, primers, Psalms, prayers, pastoral theology, and Protestantism and the social world, they consist of writings by John Alcock, John Colet, Simon Fish, Elizabeth Tudor, John Calvin, John Field, Robert Brown, Samuel Harsnett, Robert Parsons, Richard Hooker, John Northbrooke, William Claxton, and others.
First of all, these concern "A sermon on the immense mercy of God," De immensa Dei misericordia concio (1524), (28) intended for pupils at the school run by John Colet (1468-1519) in London, that particularly struck a chord in Italy.
Erasmus's short debate on the "distress, alarm, and sorrow of Jesus," testifies to a dispute between him and John Colet at Oxford in October of 1499 over whether or not Christ experiences a truly human fear of death.
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John Colet on the Ecclesiastical Hierarchy of Dionysius; a new edition and translation with introduction and notes.
87-112) explains how historicism was practised by early moderns such as John Colet and Desiderius Erasmus before using the analysis of their practice as a kind of defence for present-day historicism against charges that it closes off interpretation (pp.
In all my studies I had encountered artists and scholars who had built firmly on the past, the New Learning humanist, John Colet, the subject of my Honors Paper, having steeped himself in the medieval scholastic tradition looked to the more distant past to Greek and Latin Classics for "new" knowledge.