New Humanists
New Humanists
Aug 15, 2023
Only the Weak Desire a Quiet Life | Episode LIII
Play • 1 hr 7 min

Ulrich Zwingli was one of the towering figures of the Reformation, a committed humanist, and a warrior who ultimately fell in battle. He despised the idea that Christianity could render men passive, and in a short treatise from 1523 to a young nobleman, he sketches the outlines of his ideal education for the creature called man: "We are set between the hammer and the anvil, half beast and half angel."

Richard M. Gamble’s The Great Tradition:

Davenant Institute Ad Fontes podcast on Zwingli:

Bruce Gordon's Zwingli: God's Armed Prophet:

New Humanists episode on T.S. Eliot's Notes Towards the Definition of Culture:

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