296. Morning Star of the Reformation: John Wyclif

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John Wyclif refutes nominalism and inspires the Lollard movement, which anticipated Reformation thought with its critique of the church.



Further Reading

• A. Kenny (trans.), John Wyclif: On Universals (Oxford: 1985).


• K. Ghosh, The Wycliffite Heresy: Authority and the Interpretation of Texts (Cambridge: 2004).

• A. Hudson and M. Wilks (eds), From Ockham to Wyclif (Oxford: 1987).

• A. Hudson, The Premature Reformation (London: 1988).

• S.E. Lahey, Metaphysics and Politics in the Thought of John Wyclif (Cambridge: 2003).

• S.E. Lahey, John Wyclif (New York: 2009).

• E. Michael, “John Wyclif on Body and Mind,” Journal of the History of Ideas 64 (2003), 343-60.

• I.C. Levy (ed.), A Companion to John Wyclif: Late Medieval Theologian (Leiden: 2006).

• A. Kenny, Wyclif (Oxford: 1985).

• A. Kenny (ed.), Wyclif in His Times (Oxford: 1986).

• J.A. Robson, Wyclif and the Oxford Schools (Cambridge: 1961).

• W.R. Thomson, The Latin Writings of John Wyclif (Toronto: 1983).


mik on 23 October 2018


around 3:20, it should be 95 theses, not 92

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Peter Adamson on 23 October 2018

But who's counting?

Yeah, I can't believe I got that wrong, sorry! Already fixed in the book manuscript.

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