Christ during His life upon earth was of all men the poorest, casting from Him all worldly authority. I deduce from these premises…that the Pope should surrender all temporal authority to the civil power and advise his clergy to do the same.
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|Profession:||Philosopher, Professor, Theologian, Translator|
John Wycliffe was born in Yorkshire, England. He was an English philosopher, theologian, Biblical translator and seminary professor at the University of Oxford. He was an influential dissident within the Roman Catholic priesthood during the 14th century. He was also an advocate for translation of the Bible into the vernacular. He completed a translation directly from the Vulgate into Middle English in the year 1382, now known as Wycliffe's Bible. He studied at Balliol College, Oxford; The Queen's College, Oxford; and Merton College, Oxford.
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