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At the onset of his hugely successful satire of medieval European society, Dutch scholar Desiderius Erasmus invokes the goddess Folly, daughter of Youth and Wealth, who was raised by Drunkenness and Ignorance. She's followed by idolatrous companions, including Self-love, Flattery, Pleasure, and Laziness. Through Folly's wry and humorous speech, Erasmus denounces the superstitions and nonsensical eccentricities of his contemporary theologians and churchmen, monastic life, and the condition of the Catholic Church. An ...

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In Praise of Folly 2019, Independently Published

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In Praise of Folly 2018, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

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In Praise of Folly 2016, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

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In Praise of Folly 2014, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

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In Praise of Folly 2013, Literary Licensing, LLC

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In Praise of Folly 2011, Theophania Publishing

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In Praise of Folly 2009, Lulu.com, London

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In Praise of Folly 2007, Cosimo Classics

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In Praise of Folly 2003, Dover Publications, Mineola, NY

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