The Correspondence of Wolfgang Capito

The Correspondence of Wolfgang Capito: Volume 2: 1524-1531

Edited and translated by Erika Rummel
with the assistance of Milton Kooistra
Copyright Date: 2009
Pages: 544
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.3138/j.ctt2ttzd0
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    The Correspondence of Wolfgang Capito
    Book Description:

    This volume continues in the tradition of rigorous scholarship established by the first, providing crucial details on the evolution of Capito's thought to Reformation scholars.

    eISBN: 978-1-4426-6724-2
    Subjects: Language & Literature, History

Table of Contents

  1. Front Matter
    (pp. i-iv)
  2. Table of Contents
    (pp. v-vi)
  3. Preface
    (pp. vii-xvi)
    ERIKA RUMMEL
  4. Abbreviations and Short Titles
    (pp. xvii-xx)
  5. Addenda to Volume 1
    (pp. xxi-2)

    To the most excellent and distinguished lords, the smiths,¹ Wolfgang, doctor of theology, and Johannes, doctor of both canon and civil law, foremost in every discipline and his dearest friends in Basel.

    Warmest greetings. Your kindness toward me was so great, most learned men, that I cannot say enough about it to my friends. I would like to return the favour to you, when I have an opportunity. But although I should be the one returning the favour to you, I am compelled again to ask for your help: a month ago I produced a commentary on theMystica theologia,²...

  6. Letters, 1524–1531
    (pp. 3-492)

    [Summary]: Daniel Mieg, who is attending the Diet of Nürnberg, is the bearer of the present letter. He does not speak Latin but is intelligent and a staunch supporter of the Reformation. He will give Pirckheimer the news about Strasbourg and will report back any news Pirckheimer has. Many preachers have married in accordance with Scripture. It is important to be free of the burdensome superstitions the Roman church has imposed on the world, and to uphold only the gospel law. Capito is waiting, either to be exiled (i.e., lose his provostship) or delivered from service to ‘Baal.’ He is...

  7. Appendix
    (pp. 493-502)
  8. Table of Correspondents
    (pp. 503-514)
  9. Chronology of Capito’s Life
    (pp. 515-520)
  10. Index
    (pp. 521-537)