Tudor Period (1485-1603)
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Honors English (12) (ELCA)
English 12 (ELCA)

Tudor Period (1485-1603)Edit

Sir Thomas Moore (1477-1535)Edit

  • When Henry VIII came to power, he wanted to create an "new economy."
    • In order to achieve this, Henry VIII choose advisers that were outside the nobility.
    • Henry VIII choose Thomas Moore, who was a London Merchant.
  • Most famous literary work, "A Dialogue Concerning Heresies and Matter of Religion," was a reply to William Tyndale's "Parable of the Wicked Mammon."
    • Parable of Wicked Mammon was written to explained justification by Faith
    • Parable of Wicked Mammon was considered to be so heretical that he had to get special permission by King Henry VIII to read it.
    • "A Dialogue Concerning Heresies and Matter of Religion" was written as a response.
  • Moore's attitude towards Lutheranism was openly hostile and scornful in tone.
  • Moore attacks
    • Justification by faith
    • Infallibility of the Church
    • Worship of Saints
    • Celibacy of Clergy
  • Who has the right to interpret Scripture
    • Only Clergy can interpret Scripture and decide exceptionable methods of interpreting Scripture.
    • The Church derived not from Scripture, but from tradition of Christ past down from the Church.
    • The Authority of the Church is greater than the Authority of Scripture because the Church came before Scripture and create Scripture.
  • Moore's most controversial position:
    • Heretics must be killed.
    • Moore was beheaded after Henry VIII declared England as a Protestant nation and Moore refused to convert to Protestantism.

William Tyndale (1495-1536)Edit

  • Completed English translation of the Bible in 1525
    • Arrested for Heresy and burned at the stake in 1536
  • Unusual Qualification for Translating the Bible into English
    • A scholars knowledge and thoroughness
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    • Preachers zeal and ability to communicate with people
  • Historian say, "Tyndale is a man who's epitaphs is the Reformation."
  • Major writing contain these themes
    • Supreme authority of Scripture.
    • Justification by faith
    • The Right of Individual to read and interpret scripture.
  • Tyndale's writing draw from those of Martin Luther.
  • Tyndale's most influential and controversial writing is "Parable of the Wicked Mammon."
  • Authority of Scripture
    • "There is difference between 'the Word' and the Bible. Believers come to God through the Word"
  • Tyndale's contribution is nothing ordained by man can supersede the authority of God's word.


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