Philosophy and Politics in the Thought of John Wyclif
Lowe, Ben, The Catholic Historical Review
Philosophy and Politics in the Thought of John Wyclif. By Stephen E. Lahey. [Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought (Fourth Series).] (New York: Cambridge University Press. 2003. Pp. x, 241. $60.00.)
In this highly technical work, which justifies its frequent repetition of ideas, Lahey has attempted to demonstrate that Wyclif's works on civil and ecclesiastical dominion are connected and founded in his realist epistemology. Traditionally, scholars have tended to follow K. B. McFarlane's influential 1952 work (John Wycliffe and the Beginnings of English Nonconformity) and accepted that Wyclif's theology was conditioned by his politics and that it was not very consistent or …
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Publication information: Article title: Philosophy and Politics in the Thought of John Wyclif. Contributors: Lowe, Ben - Author. Journal title: The Catholic Historical Review. Volume: 90. Issue: 3 Publication date: July 2004. Page number: 533+. © 2003 The Catholic University of America Press. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.