By Steven J. Reid,Steven J, Dr Reid,Roger A, Professor Mason
Andrew Melville is mainly remembered this day as a defiant chief of radical Protestantism in Scotland, John Knox’s inheritor and successor, the architect of a particular Scottish Presbyterian kirk and a visionary reformer of the Scottish college procedure. whereas this view of Melville’s contribution to the shaping of Protestant Scotland has been criticised and revised in fresh scholarship, his broader contribution to the advance of the neo-Latin tradition of early smooth Britain hasn't ever been given the eye it merits. but, as this assortment exhibits, Melville was once even more than just a non secular reformer: he used to be an influential member of a pan-European humanist community that valued classical studying up to Calvinist theology.
Neglect of this severe element of Melville’s highbrow outlook stems from the truth that just about all his surviving writings are in Latin - and lots more and plenty of it in verse. Melville didn't pen any giant prose treatise on theology, ecclesiology or political conception. His poetry, although, finds his perspectives on a majority of these issues and provides new insights into his lifestyles and occasions. the most matters of this quantity, hence, are to supply the 1st complete directory of the variety of poetry and prose attributed to Melville and to start the method of elucidating those texts and the contexts within which they have been written. whereas the quantity contributes to an on-going technique that has noticeable Melville’s function as an ecclesiastical baby-kisser and academic reformer challenged and decreased, it additionally seeks to redress the stability via starting up different dimensions of Melville’s profession and highbrow lifestyles and laying off new mild at the broader cultural context of Jacobean Scotland and Britain.
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Andrew Melville (1545–1622): Writings, Reception, and Reputation (St Andrews Studies in Reformation History) by Steven J. Reid,Steven J, Dr Reid,Roger A, Professor Mason