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right place wrong time

The winds that buffeted Erasmus of Rotterdam blew from more than one direction. One form of intolerance he might have withstood, but two were too many. That was the tragedy of Europe’s first liberal…. Erasmus is more than any other … Continue reading

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luther: indulgence of the spiritual investment

Martin Luther and Leo X were certainly a study of contrasts. And to think that the reformation was catalyzed by a grubby dispute over taxes to build St. Peters and a rather dubious scheme on the part of Church and … Continue reading

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