Erasmus on Miracles and the Gift of Languages: Context and Reception of a Provocative Annotation on Acts 10:38

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    This contribution explores an important New Testament annotation by Erasmus, in
    which he deals with miracles and the quality of the Greek of the New Testament. A side remark in the short 1516 form of the annotation immediately provoked fierce opposition, which is shown to have led to significant expansions by Erasmus. The annotation also had a significant reception history in New Testament scholarship, the beginnings of which are sketched below.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)33-61
    Number of pages29
    JournalErasmus of Rotterdam Society Yearbook
    Publication statusPublished - 2021


    • New Testament annotations; Erasmus; Von Eck; Edward Lee; Greek; miracles; Beza; Henricus Stephanus

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