Cusanus, Nicolaus [Nicolas of Cusa]

[Revised entry by Clyde Lee Miller on June 8, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Arguably the most important German thinker of fifteenth century, Nicholas of Cusa (1401 - 1464) was also an
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[Revised entry by Clyde Lee Miller on June 8, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Arguably the most important German thinker of fifteenth century, Nicholas of Cusa (1401 - 1464) was also an ecclesiastical reformer, administrator and cardinal. His life-long effort was to reform and unite the universal and Roman Church, whether as canon law expert at the Council of Basel and after, as legate to Constantinople and later to German dioceses and houses of religion, as bishop in his own diocese of Brixen, and as advisor in the papal curia. His active...

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