Including Bible translations from the original Greek and Hebrew, this collection of William Tyndale s work presents the full text of the seminal Pathway of Holy Scripture, and extracts from The Obedience of a Christian Man, The Parable of the Wicked Mammon, The Practice of Prelates, and his powerfully political An Answer unto Sir Thomas More s Dialogue. Free Download [ Selected Writings: William Tyndale ] 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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- Selected Writings: William Tyndale
- William Tyndale
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