A Companion to Jean Gerson (Brill's Companions to the by Brian Patrick McGuire

By Brian Patrick McGuire

The better half to Jean Gerson presents a advisor to new learn on Jean Gerson (1363-1429), theologian, chancellor of the collage of Paris, and church reformer. Ten articles define his existence and works, contribution to put devotion, position as biblical theologian, function as humanist, mystical theology, involvement within the conciliar flow, dilemmas as collage grasp and conflicts with the mendicants, perspectives on girls and particularly on lady visionaries, participation within the debate at the "Roman de l. a. Rose", and the afterlife of his works until eventually the French Revolution. a number of the members are veterans of gersonian reports, whereas others have lately accomplished their dissertations. All map the relevance of Gerson to figuring out past due medieval and early glossy tradition, faith and spirituality.

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Xiii) that the work was completed between September and November. 50 The best treatment is Bernard Guenée’s Un meurtre, une société. L’assassinat du duc d’Orléans 23 novembre 1407 (Paris, 1992), with a helpful chronology. 51 Glorieux, “Gerson au chapitre de Notre-Dame,” pp. 841–42. Also Noël Valois, “Gerson. Curé de Saint-Jean-en-Grève,” Bulletin de la Société de l’Histoire de Paris et de l’Ile de France 28 (1901), pp. 49–53. in search of jean gerson 19 immediately protested and asserted his monastery’s claim to the church.

255–65). Now he could involve himself directly in official French efforts to end the schism. In October he accompanied a university delegation to the pope at Avignon. 107–22). A direct result of this rapprochement manifested itself on 18 November. 41 For a moment it looked as if Gerson had secured not only for himself but also for his successors a prebend that would provide them with a regular income. 467–68). Despite appearances, Gerson had not been bought. On 1 January 1404 he once again preached before Benedict, this time at Tarascon, and criticised him for not cooperating with efforts to end the schism by resigning the papacy, the so-called “way of cession”.

Reformer and Mystic (Louvain, 1928), 266. For background, McGuire, “Late Medieval Care and Control of Women: Jean Gerson and his Sisters,” Revue d’Histoire Ecclésiastique 92 (1997), pp. 5–37. 226). According to Glorieux, this missive was addressed to his brother Jean the Benedictine, but I believe the addressee is his youngest brother, also called Jean. 12 Max Lieberman, “Pierre d’Ailly, Jean Gerson et le culte de saint Joseph,” Cahiers de Joséphologie 15 (1967), pp. 5–106, esp. pp. 76–77. 13 Gilbert Ouy, “Le célestin Jean Gerson.

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