"You profess the Holy Scriptures: but what do you witness and experience?
The true scriptures, according to the Jewish canon (Yad.
In the next literary period (1530-1606) several translations of the Scriptures are recorded.
They therefore elect elders, who expound the Scriptures, baptize and hear confessions.
The pope, no longer possessing any more power than other bishops (though Marsilius recognizes that the supremacy of the Church of Rome goes back to the earliest times of Christianity), is to content himself with a pre-eminence mainly of an honorary kind, without claiming to interpret the Holy Scriptures, define dogmas or distribute benefices; moreover, he is to be elected by the Christian people, or by the delegates of the people, i.e.