Paraphrase on the Gospel of Matthew

Paraphrase on the Gospel of Matthew: Volume 45

General Editor Robert D. Sider
translated and annotated by Dean Simpson
Contributing Editor Robert D. Sider
Volume: 45
Copyright Date: 2008
DOI: 10.3138/9781442687240
Pages: 408
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.3138/9781442687240
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    Paraphrase on the Gospel of Matthew
    Book Description:

    This volume illuminates the early thinking of Erasmus and is a welcome addition to the Collected Works series.

    eISBN: 978-1-4426-8724-0
    Subjects: History

Table of Contents

  1. Front Matter
    (pp. i-vi)
  2. Table of Contents
    (pp. vii-viii)
  3. Preface
    (pp. ix-xvi)
    Robert D. Sider and Simpson Dean
  4. PARAPHRASE ON MATTHEW Paraphrasis in Matthaeum
    (pp. 1-380)

    Right well I know, invincible Emperor Charles, the great respect and reverence due to all the sacred literature which sainted Fathers put forth for our benefit under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, and especially to those who give us a faithful account of all that our heavenly Father did or uttered in the person of his Son Jesus Christ for the salvation of the whole world; and I am well aware of my own unworthiness. When a few years ago I first set my hand to an exposition of the Pauline Epistles in the form of a paraphrase² – it...

  5. LETTER TO MATTHÄUS SCHINER
    (pp. 381-385)

    TO THE RIGHT REVEREND MATTHÄUS, CARDINAL OF SION, FROM ERASMUS OF ROTTERDAM, GREETING¹

    I have at last dared to risk a journey into Germany, though the whole route was everywhere full of soldiers² – so contemptuous was I of their large numbers, when I should have been afraid of a few. I was dreadfully anxious to assist at the birth of the New Testament,³ which is now appearing for the third time. The Greek poet thought it better to stand in the battle-line and risk the chances of war three times than to bring forth once.⁴ How much greater my own...

  6. THE SEQUENCE AND DATES OF THE PUBLICATION OF THE PARAPHRASES
    (pp. 386-386)
  7. WORKS FREQUENTLY CITED
    (pp. 387-389)
  8. SHORT-TITLE FORMS FOR ERASMUS’ WORKS
    (pp. 390-394)
  9. Index of Scriptural References
    (pp. 395-409)
  10. Index of Classical References
    (pp. 410-410)
  11. Index of Patristic and Medieval References
    (pp. 411-415)
  12. Index of Greek and Latin Words Cited
    (pp. 416-420)
  13. General Index
    (pp. 421-449)
  14. Back Matter
    (pp. 450-450)