Francis Lucas ‘of Bruges’ and Textual Criticism of the Vulgate Before and After the Sixto-Clementine (1592)

@article{Gerace2016FrancisL,
  title={Francis Lucas ‘of Bruges’ and Textual Criticism of the Vulgate Before and After the Sixto-Clementine (1592)},
  author={Antonio Gerace},
  journal={Journal of Early Modern Christianity},
  year={2016},
  volume={3},
  pages={201 - 237}
}
  • Antonio Gerace
  • Published 2016
  • Art
  • Journal of Early Modern Christianity
  • Abstract This article deals with to the little known but very influential Leuven biblical scholar Francis Lucas ‘of Bruges’ (1548/9–1619). In particular, it traces the change of methodology in Lucas’ textual critical activity, due to publishing of the Sixto-Clementine Vulgate (1592), intended by the Vatican as the definitive text of the Vulgate. The author shows how Lucas was a realist and adapted his scholarly activities in the field of textual criticism to the contemporary ecclesiastical… CONTINUE READING