Spiritualia: Enchiridon / De contemptu mundi / De vidua christiana, Volume 66
This is the first of five volumes to appear in the section of the CWE devoted to Erasmus' spiritualia, works of spirituality that include such aspects of religion as piety, theology, and the practice of ministry. The volume begins with an introductory essay that provides the first comprehensive review of the content, sources, and style of Erasmus' many works dealing with piety.
Volume 66 of the Collected Works of Erasmus series.
- Series: Collected Works of Erasmus
- Division: Scholarly Publishing
- World Rights
- Page Count: 352 pages
- Dimensions: 7.1in x 1.2in x 10.0in
Author InformationDesiderius Erasmus (c. 1466-1536), a Dutch humanist, Catholic priest, and scholar, was one of the most influential Renaissance figures. A professor of divinity and Greek, Erasmus wrote, taught, and travelled, meeting with Europe’s foremost scholars. A prolific author, Erasmus wrote on both ecclesiastic and general human interest subjects.
John W. O'Malley, S.J., is professor in the Department of Church History at the Weston Jesuit School of Theology.
Subjects and Courses