The Obedience of a Christian Man


      The Obedience of a Christian Man
One of the key foundation books of the English Reformation, The Obedience of a Christian Man 1528 makes a radical challenge to the established order of the all powerful Church of its time Himself a priest, Tyndale boldly claims that there is just one social structure created by God to which all must be obedient, without the intervention of the rule of the Pope He argues that Christians cannot be saved simply by performing ceremonies or by hearing the Scriptures in Latin, which most could not understand, and that all should have access to the Bible in their own language an idea that was then both bold and dangerous Powerful in thought and theological learning, this is a landmark in religious and political thinking. Download The Obedience of a Christian Man By William Tyndale – tbjewellers.co.uk

William Tyndale t nd l sometimes spelled Tynsdale, Tindall, Tindill, Tyndall c 1494 1536 was an English scholar who became a leading figure in Protestant reform in the years leading up to his execution He is well known for his translation of the Bible into English He was influenced by the work of Desiderius Erasmus, who made the Greek New Testament available in Europe, and by Martin Luther While a number of partial translations had been made from the seventh century onward, the spread of Wycliffe s Bible resulted in a death sentence for any unlicensed possession of Scripture in English even though translations in all other major European languages had been accomplished and made available Tyndale s translation was the first English Bible to draw directly from Hebrew and Greek texts, the first English one to take advantage of the printing press, and first of the new English Bibles of the Reformation It was taken to be a direct challenge to the hegemony of both the Church of England and the laws of England to maintain the church s position In 1530, Tyndale also wrote The Practyse of Prelates, opposing Henry VIII s divorce from Catherine of Aragon on the grounds that it contravened Scripture.

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  • Paperback
  • 272 pages
  • The Obedience of a Christian Man
  • William Tyndale
  • English
  • 14 May 2019
  • 0140434771

10 thoughts on “ The Obedience of a Christian Man

  1. says:

    Good advice for ChristiansHe gives practical advice for husbands and wives, government leaders, and individual churches in showing obedience to Christ in each of our dealings with people Tells the truth in rebuking popes

  2. says:

    Forasmuch as our holy prelates and our chostly religious, which ought to defend God s word, speak evil of it and do all the shame they can to it, and rail on it and bear their captives in hand that it causeth insurrection and teacheth the people to disobey their heads and governors, and moveth them to rise against their princes and to make all common and to make havoc of other men s goods Therefore have i made this little treatise that followeth containing all obedience that is of God In Forasmuch as our holy prelates and our chostly religious, which ought to defend God s word, speak evil of it and do all the shame they can to it, and rail on it and bear their captives in hand that it causeth insurrection and teacheth the people to disobey their heads and governors, and moveth them to rise against their princes and to make all common and to make havoc of other men s goods Therefore have i made this little treatise that followeth containing all obedience that is of God In which whosoever readeth it shall easily perceive, not the contrary only and that they lie but also the very cause of such blasphemy and what steereth them so furiously to rage and to belie the truth p 26 Prepare they mind t...

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    Written during the early years of the Reformation when the Protestants were being accused of rebellion and unrest, Tyndale wrote this book to assert that they were actually restoring God s ordained institutions of family and state The church had undermined these institutions and released men from their proper obedience It had made these institutions mere branches of the church It was the Pope who had undermined society and cau...

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    In this book, published two years after Tyndale s first edition of the English New Testament, he expounds his understanding of the Christian s responsibilities before God and before God ordained human authority He backs up each point with quotations and exposition of Scripture, challenging the reader to verify for themselves whether what he is saying is in agreement with God s Word.His theology appears to be in most points pretty much the same as that adopted by many of the later Dissenter In this book, published two years after Tyndale s first edition of the English New Testament, he expounds his understanding of the Christian s responsibilities before God and before God ordained human authority He backs up each point with quotations and exposition of Scripture, challenging the reader to verify for themselves whether what he is saying is in agreement with God s Word.His theology appears to be in most points pretty much the same as that adopted by many of the later Dissenter denominations e.g the Baptists Some of his main topics are submission to authority, separation of church and state, illegitimacy of papal authority, illegitimacy of using violence against those of different religious persuas...

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    The Obedience of a Christian Man By William Tyndale.Most folks know of William Tyndale as the man who translated the first English Bible, which with certain royal guidelines, was used to transcribe the 1611 edition authorized by King James The Obedience of a Christian Man was a primer on Christian living that was used to spark what is called the English Reformation It is a practical book on how we are to live as believers Children are to obey their parents, servants are to obey their The Obedience of a Christian Man By William Tyndale.Most folks know of William Tyndale as the man who translated the first English Bible, which with certain royal guidelines, was used to transcribe the 1611 edition authorized by King James The Obedience of a Christian Man was a primer on Christian living that was used to spark what is called the English Reformation It is a practical book on how we are to live as believers Children are to obey their parents, servants are to obey their masters and husbands are to love their wives as Christ loved His Congregation The wife is to...

  6. says:

    this was a great book Took a long time to read as it is pretty intense but good to understand thinking during the reformation along with a little ranting but a good read I would have given it 3 1 2 stars but not quite 4 due to the ...

  7. says:

    For a guy who trumpeted everyday plain style, his style sure is wonky Tyndale had a huge influence on the character of the early English church, and as such his particular flavor of reform is interesting in light of how the English church would develop compared to the muchfiery continental r...

  8. says:

    Very good book to read Very challenging in living a Christian life in total obedience to God The author is very much against the Pope throughout the book It is a very detailed book, lots of Scripture used Difficult to read, but well worth.

  9. says:

    Not a bunch of smarmy do goodisms, like you might find in some books on Christian obedience Pretty earthy stuff here.

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