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William Tyndale on Law and Gospel

In the letter “To the Reder” at the end of his 1526 rendering of the New Testament–the first time the New Testament translated from Greek had ever appeared in English–William Tyndale makes his familiarity with Luther clear (Tyndale, moreover, was in Germany at the time; the book was printed at Worms before being secreted into […]

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On the Dangers of Writing Responsibly

CS Lewis, in his masterful work English Literature in the Sixteenth Century Excluding Drama, takes the reader through an overview of the religious and controversial writings of that time.  He works through More, Tyndale, and Latimer, noting how each was more than willing to launch into biting satire and brusque prose.  Each of these men, though […]