The Founders of the New Devotion: Being the Lives of Gerard Groote, Florentius Radewin and Their Followers

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Grooote, Radewin and their follower desired to bring the Sacred Scriptures to the people at a time prior to the printing press and to this end undertookt he copying of the Scriptures by hand. The period covered by the Lives of Gerard Groote and his followers is the hundred years which elapsed between 1340, the date of Groote's birth, and 1439, the year in which Henry Brune died. In order to understand the significance of the movement to which a Kempis has given the name of "The New Devotion," it is necessary briefly to ...

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