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  • Shauna, it surprises me, too, especially since Pope Leo X bestowed the title "Defender of the Faith" on Henry in 1521 as a reward for a pamphlet Henry wrote against Luther, the "Declaration of the Seven Sacraments Against Martin Luther" Assertio septem sacramentorum adversus Martinum Lutherum.

    Henry VIII's Prayer Roll

  • Although the question of the physical birth, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ was a hotly debated topic during Prudentius' time, his polemical imagery and vocabulary in this particular poem render it unsuitable for use without appropriate explanations of the tragic adversus Judaeos tradition in Christian theology.

    "The Hymns of Prudentius, translated by R. Martin Pope"

  • Agrippa was familiar with the criticism of astrology by Pico della Mirandola, Disputationes adversus astrologiam divinatricem

    Loss of Faith

  • Although the question of the physical birth, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ was a hotly debated topic during Prudentius' time, his polemical imagery and vocabulary in this particular poem render it unsuitable for use without appropriate explanations of the tragic adversus Judaeos tradition in Christian theology.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Erasmus produced a brief rebuttal, Purgatio adversus epistolam ¦ Lutheri, published that April, which refuted Luther's interpretation of the disputed biblical passages.

    Desiderius Erasmus

  • These are all arid land animals found on the mountain plateau top, while in the sheltered valleys below are varieties of frogs, the pale field rat Rattus tunneyi and largefooted mouse-eared bat Myotis adversus which are damp environment species.

    Purnululu National Park, Australia

  • Spongia qua eluuntur sordes Animadversionum, quas Jacobus Primirosius, Doctor Medicus, adversus Theses pro Circulatione sanguinis in Academia Ultrajectina disputatas nuper edidit.

    Henricus Regius

  • Erasmus rushed to provide an immediate response to Luther's slanderous accusations, deciding that his new work, Hyperaspistes diatribae adversus Servum arbitrium Martini Lutheri (A Defensive Shield Against the “Unfree Will” of Martin Luther), would have to be written in two parts so that at least some of his rebuttal would circulate on the European book market simultaneously with Luther's book.

    Desiderius Erasmus

  • Calet ordine secundo, siccat primo, adversus omnia vitia atrae bilis valet, sanguinem mundat, spiritus illustrat, maerorem discutit herba mirifica.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Securi adversus Deos, securi adversus homines, votis non est opus, which [6633] Tacitus reports of some Germans, they need not pray, fear, hope, for they are secure, to their thinking, both from Gods and men.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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