novel introduction
by Erasmus

The introduction to the sermon based on the letters of the name Jesus is reminiscent of the number mysticism and caballistic interpretations still popular in the early sixteenth century. Even though many of the humanists wrote occasionally in this style, Erasmus was firmly opposed to it.

Note to My Followers which is Part 3 of Folly Speaks from "The Praise Of Folly"

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