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Author Cassander, George, 1513-1566,
Title Georgius Cassander's De officio pii viri (1561) : critical edition with contemporary French and German translations / edited by Rob van de Schoor and Guillaume H.M. Posthumus Meyje.
Imprint Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, [2016]

Author Cassander, George, 1513-1566,
Series Arbeiten zur Kirchengeschichte ; Band 134
Arbeiten zur Kirchengeschichte ; 134.
Subject Colloquy of Poissy (1561 : Poissy, France)
Church history -- 16th century.
Christian union -- History -- 16th century.
Alt Name Schoor, Rob van de,
Posthumus Meyjes, G. H. M. (Guillaume Henri Marie),
Cassander, George, 1513-1566. De officio pii viri. French.
Cassander, George, 1513-1566. De officio pii viri. German.
Description 1 online resource (306 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note In French, German, and English translations from the Latin.
Contents Table Of Contents ; Preface ; Introduction ; I A brief biography of Georgius Cassander (1513-1566) ; II A short history of the Colloquy at Poissy (1561) ; III The contents of De officio pii viri ; IV Printing history and translations of De officio pii viri.
V New Philology: "mouvance" and "variance" VI Readers: commentators and translators ; VII Text preparation and editorial principles ; Conspectus siglorum ; Abbreviations ; De officio pii viri / Le debvoir de l'homme de bien / Wie sich ein yeder Gottsfürchtiger & halten soll.
On the duty of the pious believer, the true lover of public peace during the present religious disunity within the Church The Afterlife of De officio pii viri ; I Dispute with Calvin ; I.1 Responsio ad versipellem quendam mediatorem (1561): Calvin's attack on De officio pii viri.
I.2 Cassander's answer to Calvin's attack: Defensio insontis libelli, De officio pii viri, adversus iniquum et importunum castigatorem II Advis de Mr. Perrot, ministre de Genève (1593) ; III Responses of the Leuven theologians Hessels and Stapleton.
III. 1 Johannes Hessels, De officio pii, et christianae pacis vere amantis viri III. 2 Thomas Stapleton, De officio pii viri inter medios haereticos agentis ; IV Another three Roman-Catholic responses: Wilhelmus Lindanus, Julius Pflug and Robert Bellarmine ; IV. 1 Wilhelmus Lindanus.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on January 10, 2017).
Summary The irenical tract De officio pii viri (1561) by Georgius Cassander (1513-1566), its reception and its reprints highlight 16th-century erasmian humanist efforts for Church reunification in the Age of Reformation. Two contemporary translations, one in German by Georg von Cell and one in French by Jean Hotman, show us how De officio pii viri was adapted to the ongoing struggle for church peace in different parts of Europe.
ISBN 3110485311 (electronic book)
9783110485318 (electronic bk.)
9783110481983 (hardcover acid-free paper)
OCLC # 959149902
Additional Format Print version: Cassander, George, 1513-1566. Georgius Cassander's De officio pii viri (1561). Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, [2016] 9783110481983 (DLC) 2016041325

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