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Thomas More Reputations Series

FREE READ Thomas More Reputations Series 107 Als of More have come about as well as where the line lies between the sustainable and the merely conjectural It is a daring book that goes to the heart of the debate about More shattering many of the illusions about this idealized figure. John Guy Thomas More A Very Brief History London SPCK 2018 116pp Will the real Thomas More please step forwardSince the mid Twentieth Century there have been at least two Thomas Mores vying for supremacy in the mind of the reading public One is the principled self assured philosopher kind of the A Man for All Seasons 1966 The other is the sneering sadistic zealot of Wolf Hall 2009 One is a saint the other is very much so to speak a sinner John Guy Fellow of Clare College Cambridge offers an eminently readable history of the enigmatic Thomas More perhaps one of the most fascinating individuals in English history In a uick 116 pages TOC below he whisks us through More s life death and then explores his legacy and representation in modern literature The book begins as it ought by exploring some of the internal tensions that More himself seems to have experienced beginning with his childhood His story begins in the conflict between his desire for the cloister and his father s desire for him the chambersAs the story unfolds these two Thomases appear in conflictOn the one hand he is the renaissance man capable of writing the jovial witty Utopia and carrying on a learned correspondence with his friend that ultimate of renaissance men Desiderius Erasmus He is the capable theologian able to at Henry VIII s reuest pen refutations of Luther s doctrines At the same time he appears to be at least savvy enough a politician to become Henry VIII s Lord Chancellor and to advance Henry s agenda Without tracing More s entire life it seems in Guy s estimation that there was a tipping point A moment not necessarily an instant in which the theologian and author of Utopia won out over the political More It would lead to his deathGuy does a wonderful job of unwinding the threads of More s self and offering a helpful topography of the religious and civil realities of Tudor England A particularly uniue contribution is his treatment of the reception of More in subseuent generations He includes More s successors who engaged in a successful campaign to rehabilitate More for a post reformation society I heartily commend itTable of ContentsAcknowledgementsChronologyPart 1 The HistoryShaping a mindUtopiaThe king s servantThe dissidentPart 2 The LegacyMore s writingsThomas More in artCanonizationThe lure of fictionEpilogue Beware a Scot's Revenge is a daring book that goes to the heart of the debate about More shattering many of the Humor Writing illusions about this The Dewdrops a journey begins idealized figure. 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FREE READ Thomas More Reputations Series 107 Well known as the man for all seasons Thomas More is also a man for all purposes Celebrated variously as holy martyr Marxist hero and moral exemplar during Clinton's impeachment hearings Thomas More remains an enigmatic figure This book b. This is a model historical biography Guy is critical of More s Catholic biographers unuestioning reliance on the earliest hagiographical biographies of More Roper Harpsfield and Stapleton whose stories do not always align with recent historical evidence and who sometimes employ rhetorical tricks that render the truth elusive However Guy also exposes the biases of More s latest revisionist critics GR Elton and Richard Marius with his own research Guy systematically lays out all of the problematic or ambiguous elements of More s career and carefully weighs the evidence available in order to come to his own conclusions In the end this is a fair treatment of More s life that does not shrink from the problematic aspects or fail to give credit where it is due The reading can be dry at times but Guy s vivid account of More s imprisonment and electric trial had me on the edge of my seat Lunastus is also a man for all purposes Celebrated variously as holy martyr Marxist hero and moral exemplar during Clinton's Timetrap Star Trek No 40 impeachment hearings Thomas More remains an enigmatic figure This book b. This Cache is a model historical biography Guy Cache is critical of More s Catholic biographers unuestioning reliance on the earliest hagiographical biographies of More Roper Harpsfield and Stapleton whose stories do not always align with recent historical evidence and who sometimes employ rhetorical tricks that render the truth elusive However Guy also exposes the biases of More s latest revisionist critics GR Elton and Richard Marius with his own research Guy systematically lays out all of the problematic or ambiguous elements of More s career and carefully weighs the evidence available The Academic Library in order to come to his own conclusions In the end this The Cliterate Male is a fair treatment of More s life that does not shrink from the problematic aspects or fail to give credit where Pie Edible it Les décisions absurdesSociologie des erreurs radicales et persistantes is due The reading can be dry at times but Guy s vivid account of More s Needful Remastering Jerna #3 imprisonment and electric trial had me on the edge of my seat

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FREE READ Thomas More Reputations Series 107 Y one of the leading historians of Tudor England seeks to separate the historical More from the many myths about him It uncovers the substructure of evidence on which his biography is based and shows with clarity how the differing portray. this was a concise but wonderfully detailed book that explored both More s life and the legacy he left behind Guy is an excellent historian and i will definitely read some of his other works

  • Hardcover
  • 272
  • Thomas More Reputations Series
  • John Guy
  • English
  • 10 May 2018
  • 9780340731383

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  1. says: CHARACTERS Thomas More Reputations Series John Guy ↠ 7 FREE READ SUMMARY ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ↠ John Guy

    EBOOK / PDF [Thomas More Reputations Series] This is a model historical biography Guy is critical of More's Catholic biographers' unuestioning reliance on the earliest hagiographical biographies of More Roper Harpsfield and Stapleton whose stories do not always align with recent historical evidence and who sometimes employ rhetorical tricks that render the truth elusive However Guy also exposes the biases of More's latest revisionist critics GR Elton and

  2. says: EBOOK / PDF [Thomas More Reputations Series] John Guy ↠ 7 FREE READ SUMMARY ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ↠ John Guy

    EBOOK / PDF [Thomas More Reputations Series] this was a concise but wonderfully detailed book that explored both More's life and the legacy he left behind Guy is an excellent historian and i will definitely read some of his other works

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    CHARACTERS Thomas More Reputations Series John Guy ↠ 7 FREE READ EBOOK / PDF [Thomas More Reputations Series] John Guy Thomas More A Very Brief History London SPCK 2018 116pp Will the real Thomas More please step forward?Since the mid Twentieth Century there have been at least two Thomas Mores vying for supremacy in the mind of the reading public One is the principled self assured philosopher kind of the A Man for Al

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    EBOOK / PDF [Thomas More Reputations Series] John Guy ↠ 7 FREE READ CHARACTERS Thomas More Reputations Series Eminent historian John Guy has produced a short and incisive treatise on Thomas More More is known as the advisor to Henry VIII who was executed rather than swear allegiance to Henry as Head of the Church in England he is al

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    EBOOK / PDF [Thomas More Reputations Series] John Guy ↠ 7 FREE READ CHARACTERS Thomas More Reputations Series A short book on Sir Thomas More It opens with a chronology of key events relevant to More It then covers his life his works his subseuent reputation and influence how he is treated in art and in literature notably Bolt's 'A Man for

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