The Consolation of Philosophy of Boethius

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In 1524, he published De libero arbitrio (On Free Will), an open attack a one central doctrine of Martin Luther’s theology: that the human will is enslaved by sin. Nonetheless, the basic principle itself (“join faith with reason”) had not yet been explicitly repudiated. He further irritated the Pope by holding that Jesus and his apostles owned no property�a view that was especially inflammatory at a time when Popes lived like wealthy kings. However, his was clearly a serious heresy as he did not get away with a simple recantation such as required of Blasius of Parma in 1396 when he was also convicted of �utterances against the Catholic faith� [NOTE].

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Publisher: HardPress Publishing (January 10, 2012)

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