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  • A Life from Beginning to End
  • By: Hourly History
  • Narrated by: Mike Nelson
  • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
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John Wycliffe

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Summary

John Wycliffe was known as the “Morning Star” of the Reformation. His doctrines of strict adherence to the Bible and his attacks on the wealth and corruption of the Catholic Church would be the spark that would later ignite the fires of the Protestant Reformation. 

Inside, you will hear about:

  • Early years
  • Accused of heresy
  • Conflict with the church
  • Translating the Bible
  • Transubstantiation and exile from Oxford
  • Later life and death
  • And much more!

John Wycliffe was a man of the people who believed all should be allowed a personal relationship with God, and his scriptures gave the world the first English translation of the Bible. He is remembered as a brilliant scholar, philosopher and theologian, and a compelling preacher who touched the hearts and minds of noble and commoner alike.

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  • Todd
  • 18-10-18

Not much on his works and theology.

Good history, but if you are looking for a better understanding of Wycliff’s theology, this is not the book for that.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 13-04-21

Just the facts history

Wycliff's life was all about his beliefs, the author spent all his time exploring the politics. Does a good job but I was hoping to get his voice without diving deep into his writings guess I will.

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  • Jerry Soen
  • 05-03-20

Wonderful look at a fascinating man

This was a great book to listen to. Helped me to understand 14 century history a bit. Well spoken, an enjoyable voice. Highly recommended for a relatively short read

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  • Alice M. Marshall
  • 19-08-19

Disappointing

No mention of the greatest achievement of Wycliffe’s life: the Bible in English. Also, no mention of the peasants revolt. Wycliffe had no role in that but it affected subsequent events. I hope Audible will find a better book on Wycliffe.