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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Wycliffe, John 1328?-1384. English theologian and religious reformer. His rejection of the biblical basis of papal power and dispute with the doctrine of the transubstantiation of the host anticipated the Protestant Reformation.

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  • n. English theologian whose objections to Roman Catholic doctrine anticipated the Protestant Reformation (1328-1384)

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Examples

  • As visiting Professor to Wycliffe College for the spring term of 1962, the announcement of his lecture courses at Wycliffe is attracting wide attention and interest.

    Threatened Christendom

  • It is hard to see how anybody can call Wycliffe a Protestant unless he calls Palagius or Arius a

    A Short History of England

  • At Wolfenb├╝ttel is a "Wycliffe" Bible, large and handsome, which belonged to Lord Lumley (d. 1609), and also a copy of Gervase of Tilbury

    The Wanderings and Homes of Manuscripts Helps for Students of History, No. 17.

  • The choicest manuscript in the catalogue was an important text of the later version (1400-40) of 'Wycliffe's English Bible,' known as the 'Bramhall

    English Book Collectors

  • The rhythm is far superior to what we find in the occasional alternative version, such as Wycliffe's whether I am the keeper of my brother?

    NPR Topics: News

  • For television his credits include "Peter Ackroyd's London" (BBC), "Silent Witness" (BBC), "Man and Boy" (BBC) and the title role in the long-running series "Wycliffe" (HTV).

    Playbill.com : News

  • John Wycliffe translates the Bible into English and adds more than 1,000 words from Latin to the English language.

    The English Is Coming!

  • John 20: 21 (John Normin, of Wycliffe) has an excellent little post on difficulties not determining whether an action is right or wrong.

    Assessing the rightness of an action

  • Winkler's Wycliffe colleague, Heather Pubols, works in Muizenberg, South Africa, and blogs to her family about how she and her husband Jeff spend holidays.

    Technology Unites Missionaries And Families Around The World

  • In a recent survey of more than 800 of its missionaries, Wycliffe found that about one-third use e-mail daily to communicate with family and friends back home.

    Technology Unites Missionaries And Families Around The World

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