William Tyndale and the Law

John A. R. Dick & Ann Richardson, eds.

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This volume discusses William Tyndale, the great English translator of the Bible. (SCE&S 25)



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Sixteenth Century Essays & Studies, Vol. 25

This carefully edited volume is issued to mark the 500th anniversary of the birth of William Tyndale, the great English translator of the Bible. The theme of this book is Tyndale and his view of civil as well as canon law and how his views have relevancy in this century.





A Note on Source

Editors’ Preface


Contesting Voices in Tyndale’s The Practice of Prelates.....Rudolph P. Almasy
William Tyndale and the Bill of Rights.....Anne Richardson
The Wycliffite Choice: Man’s Law or God’s.....Donald Dean Smeeton
Tyndale on the Law of Reason and the Reason of Law.....Peter Auksi
Law and Love in Deuteronomy.....Gerald Hammond
Norm and License in Tyndale’s New Testament Translation.....James Andrew Clark
Justice and Justification: King and God in Tyndale’s The Obedience of a Christian Man.....Richard Y. Duerden
Love within the Law: Tyndale’s Examination of Marriage in The Practice of Prelates.....John A. R. Dick
Tyndale, Roye, Joye, and Copyright.....David Daniell
William Tracy’s Posthumous Legal Problems.....John T. Day

About the Contributors

Works Cited

Subject Index

Index of Scripture Referecnces

Index of PS1, PS2, PS3 Citations


John A. R. Dick is assistant professor of English and assistant dean, College of Liberal Arts, at The University of Texas, El Paso. He is a member of the editorial board of the forthcoming The Independent Works of William Tyndale. He is the textual editor of The Parable of the Wicked Mammon and The Practice of Prelates for the Tyndale project.

Anne Richardson is an independent scholar affiliated with the Institute for Historical Study in the San Francisco Bay area. Her most recent publication is "Tyndale's Quarrel with Erasmus: A Chapter in the History of the English Reformation," Fides et Historia (Fall 1993). Her current projects include a life of Tyndale and a critical edition of The Obedience of a Christian Man.


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