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At first glance, Margaret Roper's 1526 translation of Erasmus's Precatio Dominica--Devout Treatise on the Pater Noster--seems distant from such a utopian project since it reproduces the Christian, Eurocentric, and elitist cosmopolitanism of its Latin precursor.
Spiritualia and Pastoralia: Precatio ad Virginis Filium Jesum; Paean Virgini Matri; Obsecratio ad Virginem Mariam; Precatio Dominica;
Liturgia Virginia Matris; Precatio pro Pace Ecclesiae; Precationes Aliquot Novae; Virginis et Martyris Comparatio; Epistola Consolatoria; Institutio Christiani Matrimonii.
After a brief introduction demonstrating the need for a study of Erasmus on prayer and situating it in the context of recent Erasmian scholarship, the book's four chapters focus successively on Erasmus' three principal writings on prayer: Modus orandi Deum (1524), Precatio Dominica (1523), and Precationes aliquot novae (1535); relevant sections of other works in which prayer is treated, particularly Enchiridion militis Christiani (1503) and Paraphrases on the New Testament (1517-24), as well as shorter, generally earlier treatments of prayer, are drawn on to supplement the explication of the major works.
In the Precatio Dominica, the focus of the third chapter, Erasmus makes his own contribution to the venerable tradition of commentaries on the Lord's Prayer, influenced particularly by the De dominica oratione of St.
Pabel focuses on the Modus orandi Deum (1524), a treatise on prayer; Precatio dominica (1524), a paraphrase of the Lord's Prayer; and Precationes aliquot novae (1535), a prayer book teaching youths how to have a colloquy with God.
In the Precatio dominica, Erasmus made seven prayers that interpret and paraphrase each petition of the Lord's Prayer.
translation of Erasmus's Precatio Dominica to light and prefaced it with a letter in praise of Margaret, addressed to Frances Staverton, one of the students in More's 'academy' (McCutcheon).