By James V. Holleran
Within the yr 1581, after 4 days of debating six prime Anglican divines on the Tower of London, Jesuit Edmund Campion (1540-1581) used to be placed to demise simply because he wouldn't deny his religion. In 1970, the martyred Campion was once canonized a saint. A Jesuit problem is a book-length version of formerly unpublished Catholic manuscript debts of these debates.. As corrective historic records, those Catholic manuscripts exhibit a really diversified photo of Campion and his competitors from that represented within the government's released model, and hence supply us a fuller and extra balanced realizing of what really came about. as well as their old worth, the Catholic manuscripts additionally comprise energetic exchanges among Campion and his rivals, and supply humanizing information about them. As custom-made records they seize the dramatic style of a chain of lively debates facing the most important theological matters keeping apart Protestant England from Catholic Rome in Elizabeth's reign.. including a transcription of the Catholic manuscript debts, Holleran provides a normal ancient advent to the debates, an in depth description of the manuscripts, short supplementary commentaries in regards to the debates, and an entire set of explanatory notes.
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32 An especially gifted speaker, he was selected to deliver (footnote continued from previous page) views often intrude. Evelyn Waugh's Edmund Campion, Jesuit and Martyr (1935; London: Longmans, 1961), written in elegant prose to commemorate the founding of Campion Hall at Oxford, is based almost entirely on Simpson. No modern complete edition of Campion's works has been published. An older incomplete edition is P. Silvester's Edmundi Campiani, Angli e Soc. Iesu, Decem Rationes propositae in causae fidei, et opuscula eius selecta (Antwerp: Balthasar Moretus, 1631); also, Robert Turner has published a series of editions, such as Edmundi Campiani, Societatis Iesu, martyris in Anglia, Orationes, epistolae, tractatus de imitatione rhetorica (Ingolstadt).
35 See Millard MacLure, The Paul's Cross Sermons, 1534-1642 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1958). 36 See Curtis, Oxford and Cambridge in Transition, 1558-1642. 37 For an account of Richard Stanihurst's and Campion's stay in Ireland, see Colm Lennon, Richard Stanihurst, the Dubliner, 1547-1618: A Biography, with a Stanihurst Text, On Ireland's Past (Blackrock, County Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1981).
Great Wakening: Mayhew-McCrimmon, 1975-77). 21 It is difficult to determine the number of Catholics who died for their religion during Elizabeth's reign, for not all records are complete, nor have all been studied. Also, many Catholics died while imprisoned and many others soon after their release. For accounts about these Catholics, see P. Caraman and J. Walsh, The Catholic Martyrs of England and Wales, 1535-1680: A Chronological List (London: Catholic Truth Society, 1979); Philip Caraman, The Other Face: Catholic Life Under Elizabeth I (London: Longmans, 1960).
A Jesuit Challenge: Edmond Campion's Debates at the Tower of London in 1581 by James V. Holleran