Desiderius Erasmus

Definitions of Desiderius Erasmus

n Dutch humanist and theologian who was the leading Renaissance scholar of northern Europe; although his criticisms of the Roman Catholic Church led to the Reformation, he opposed violence and condemned Martin Luther (1466-1536)

Erasmus, Geert Geerts, Gerhard Gerhards
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a classical scholar or student of the liberal arts
theologian, theologiser, theologist, theologizer
someone who is learned in theology or who speculates about theology

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