William Tyndale Profile Paper

631 words - 3 pages

William Tyndale is arguably one of the most influential reshapers of the English language. Born in Gloucestershire and educated at Oxford University, Tyndale was an accomplished scholar with both his BA degree and his MA in philosophy (Payne & Hunter, 2003). He worked as a lecturer at Cambridge University, where he was associated with a group of humanist scholars and where he was also believed to have studied under Erasmus (a Dutch humanist and scholar) (Abrams & Greenblatt, 1962). Cambridge was a centre for Lutheran ideologies, and scholars would meet at the White Horse Tavern to discuss these ideas. Tyndale believed that salvation was dependent upon direct access to the word of God and that the scripture provided what the Church could not (Abrams & Greenblatt, 1962) (Payne & Hunter, 2003). Tyndale stated that even "the boy that driveth the plough" deserved to be able to study the scriptures so he sought to translate the Bible into English (Broderick, 2006). This project was opposed by the English Church, as they were concerned it would lead to heresies (Abrams & Greenblatt, 1962). Tyndale was also heavily opposed by Thomas More, who was believed to be (at least indirectly) involved with Tyndale's eventual murder (Payne & Hunter, 2003). A devout Protestant, Tyndale was often accused of inciting rebellion due to vitriolic assaults on the Catholic church (Broderick, 2006). In 1528 Tyndale's book The Obedience of a Christian Man was published. In this work, Tyndale's audacious argument was to disobey formal church doctrine was to obey God. Henry VIII endorsed this book, reportedly stating that "This is a book for me and for all kings to read," (Abrams & Greenblatt, 1962). With the help of wealthy London merchants, Tyndale completed his revolutionary translation of the New Testament which was published in 1534 (Abrams & Greenblatt, 1962). Heavily influenced by Martin Luther, Tyndale included Luther's Prologue to St. Paul's Epistle to the Romans in his New Testament translation (Payne & Hunter, 2003). This translation was met with bitter hostility f...

More like William Tyndale Profile Paper

Literary Analysis - Hills Like White Elephants - WR 303 - Literary Analysis

1555 words - 7 pages ... 1 Madison Evans Jake Sauvageau WR 303 Literary Analysis 8/30/18 Ernest Hemingway’s Hills like White Elephants The short story Hills like White Elephants by Ernest Hemingway is a story about a man and woman who are sitting at a bar at a small train station somewhere in Spain. They seem to be having a heated conversation about a mysterious “operation”. The author never explicitly says what the issue is between the man and woman, but it can be ...

An Analysis Of Walter Freeman, Father Of The Lobotomy - NKU HNR 151H - Essay

1433 words - 6 pages ... 1 Brandell Hannah Brandell Prof. Tamara O’Callaghan ENG151H-007 5 May 2017 Walter Freeman and the Invention of the Lobotomy In Steely Library’s digital archives, one of the postcards from the Gilliam family collection is entitled Western Kentucky Asylum for the Insane, Hopkinsville, KY. The postcard dates back to 1915 and portrays a beautiful building, complete with red bricks and white columns. Many of the insane asylums around this time were ...

Lost Treasure, A Story About A Psychopathic Father - Amity College 11BB - Creative Story

1130 words - 5 pages ... Lost Treasure When I was a child, my late father and I would spend every moment of the summer season on the sparkling white sand of the beach near our home. We would dance, kicking up the shiny surface so that the droplets glimmered like diamonds in the sunlight. We would lie on our backs and stare at the sky, until the swirling clouds began to take on our imaginative shapes mingled together by our fantastical minds. We would grip imaginary ...

Robotics Revolution Represent For Human Employment In New Zealand In The Next 30 Years - Massey University - Management

1357 words - 6 pages ... Rebecca Hastie 11256694 How much of a threat does the robotics revolution represent for human employment in New Zealand in the next 30 years? In order to understand the threats that robotics may pose to human employment in the future, it is important to examine the ways in which robots and computerization are already influencing different employment industries today, and how they have changed our labor practices in the past. If this information ...

A Review Of “indigenous Remain ‘asset Rich, Dirt Poor’ 25 Years After Mabo”. - ANU - Literature Review

1115 words - 5 pages Free ... A review of “Indigenous remain ‘asset rich, dirt poor’ 25 years after Mabo”. In the article “Indigenous remain ‘asset rich, dirt poor’ 25 years after Mabo”, Indigenous affairs editor, Fitzpatrick (2017) presents the socioeconomic situation of the Aboriginal people, using the views of the former prime minister’s advisor, Josephine Cashman. Miss Cashman pointed out that the promises made to the indigenous people, presented in the Mabo case, had not ...

Comparison Of Tom And Jay From Great Gatsby - English - Essay

749 words - 3 pages ... demeanor in Daisy’s presence, as Gatsby appears to glow around her and he treats her with utmost respect at all times, whereas Tom repeatedly undermines Daisy’s reliability and intelligence, and a key example of this is in Chapter 1, when Daisy and Nick return from the veranda and Tom says ‘"Don't believe everything you hear, Nick,”’ clearly stating his doubt in his own wife. Veblen hints at the importance of social etiquette and references William ...

Term Project Of Marketing Strategy - Global Business Management 1 St Semester - Essay

405 words - 2 pages ... Boston Pizza Boston Pizza is a Canadian fast food restaurant, which began in Edmonton, Alberta, on August 12, 1964. The restaurant had begun operations on 17 different locations in western Canada by 1970. In 1968 a royal Canadian mounted police officer Jim treliving noticed the growing popularity of Boston pizza and he bought the rights to start a restaurant in British Colombia. He was the first franchisees of Boston pizza. At present, Boston ...

The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Social Media - Bucks County Community College - Essay

830 words - 4 pages ... Sioe Liang Ngeow ( Caden ) Alan Rubin COMP110.N12 15 June 2017 Wisely Use Of Social Media In the era of modernity, the application of technology is already inevitable, especially the use of social media. Social media such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have come into widespread use globally. As we all know, Mark Zuckerberg, as the chairman and chief executive officer of Facebook is ranked as one of the top ten wealthiest people in the world ...

Pet Peeves Public Speaking Speech - Public Speaking - Speech

506 words - 3 pages ... ​I’m​ ​not​ ​usually​ ​the​ ​kind​ ​of​ ​person​ ​to​ ​express​ ​when​ ​things​ ​annoy​ ​me--other​ ​than​ ​rolling​ ​my​ ​eyes,​ ​but​ ​there are​ ​actually​ ​quite​ ​a​ ​lot​ ​of​ ​things​ ​I​ ​don’t​ ​like.​ ​I​ ​can’t​ ​say​ ​I’m​ ​not​ ​guilty​ ​for​ ​some​ ​major​ ​pet​ ​peeves,​ ​like​ ​always​ ​being late,​ ​but​ ​here​ ​are​ ​my​ ​pet​ ​peeves​ ​that​ ​people​ ​should​ ​really​ ​work​ ​on. This​ ​one​ ​goes​ ​out​ ​to​ ​my​ ​mom…​ ​Yes ...

Math Algebra Define Variable 1 Math - Algebra 1 - Algebra 1

868 words - 4 pages ... Evaluate each expression when y = 6. 1. 7 – y = 2. y – 3 = 3. 6 + y = 4. y + 2 = 5. y – 2 = 6. y – 1 = 7. 7 + y = 8. y + 8 = 9. 3 + y = 10. y + 4 = Evaluate each expression when y = 4. 11. y + 5 = 12. y – 7 = 13. 2 – y = 14. 7 – y = 15. 9 – y = 16. y + 6 = 17. 6 – y = 18. y – 5 = 19. y + 4 = 20. y + 9 = Evaluate each expression when y = 8. 21. y + 5 = 22. y – 8 = 23. 2 – y = 24. 6 – y = 25. y – 1 = 26. y – 9 = 27. 4 + y = 28. 1 + y = 29. 9 – y ...

Home Automation Haow Its Work In The Society - Speech Comunication - Home Automation

1618 words - 7 pages Free ... Introduccion A home automation system typically connects controlled devices to a central hub or "gateway". The user interface for control of the system uses either wall-mounted terminals, tablet or desktop computers, a mobile phone application, or a Web interface, that may also be accessible off-site through the Internet. Also it will control lighting, climate, entertainment systems, and appliances. It may also include home security such as ...

Intercultural Essay On My Culture - Mesa High - Essay

599 words - 3 pages ... Lopez 1 Lopez 4 Danielle Lopez Michelle Young COM 263: 18FA5689 9 September 2018 My Personal Culture The Hispanic culture has different values, beliefs, and traditions. Family is highly value. Family is a close-knit group and the most important social group to gather in any events or special days. The Hispanic “family unit” includes not only parents and children but also grandparents and extended family. Individuals within the family have moral ...

History Paper For Us History Class - US History , Hudson County Community College - Essau

2229 words - 9 pages ... Ramos7 Johanna Ramos History Research Paper November 30, 2017 US History II 106-01 How 9/11 Impacted Our Population History is the study of past events. Within history many major events have occurred that has change the equilibrium we know of today. If we look back as recent as the events of September 11, 2001 we can speculate that many bodies of government, personal ethical issues and dynamic peace we lost within our economy and everyday lives ...

Be Your True Self No Matter What People Think Of You. - Trevor Highschool English 5 - Essay

450 words - 2 pages ... Lopez Jose Lopez Mrs. karen 14 september 2017 Be your true self Fredrich Nietzche once said “The individual has always struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the the privilege of owning yourself.” In my opinion, I believe this quote is true. Many people feel like they have to be a certain way for society to like them. When in reality, they ...

Brown V.s Board Of Education Background Information - English9 - Expository Essay

668 words - 3 pages ... Greifzu Brown Vs The Board of Education Background Information Expository Essay The Plessy v Ferguson, the Supreme Court Case that stated although colored and white people were separated, as long ad the facilities were equal, it was constitutional. Now, people know that isnt the true because a lot of the colored facilities weren’t equal. Over 50 Years later a new cases, which consisted of five separate cases that were combined into one that is ...