Erasmus of Rotterdam

Erasmus of Rotterdam

About Erasmus of Rotterdam

Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (1466–1536), known as Erasmus of Rotterdam, was a Dutch Renaissance humanist, Catholic priest, social critic, teacher, and theologian. He wrote On Free Will, The Praise of Folly, Handbook of a Christian Knight, and Julius Exclusus, and many other works.

God Is Not Mocked: Against Christian Wars

By |2016-07-30T16:53:41-05:00August 3rd, 2016|Categories: Catholicism, Christian Humanism, Quotation, War|

Plato somewhere says, that when grecians war with grecians, (notwithstanding they were separate and independent dynasties) it is not a war, but an insurrection. He would not consider them as a separate people, because they were united in name and by vicinity. And yet the christians will call it a war, and a just and [...]