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The Sentences Book 1 The Mystery Of The Trinity
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Book Synopsis The Sentences by : Peter Lombard (Bishop of Paris)
Download or read book The Sentences written by Peter Lombard (Bishop of Paris) and published by . This book was released on 2007 with total page 340 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Book Synopsis The Perfectly Simple Triune God by : D. Stephen Long
Download or read book The Perfectly Simple Triune God written by D. Stephen Long and published by Fortress Press. This book was released on 2016-08-01 with total page 447 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A particularly nettlesome question is that around the relationship of the confession of God as a simple yet threefold being—the treatises of the one God and the Trinity. Although God as simple and Triune was widely accepted for over a millennium, simplicity has been widely critiqued and rejected by modern theology. The purported error is in conceiving God’s unity prior to the Triune persons, an error begun by Augustine and crystallized in Aquinas. The Perfectly Simple Triune God challenges this critique and reading of Aquinas as a misunderstanding of his doctrine of God. By refusing to begin theology with God’s oneness, who God is collapses into who God is for us, a loss of the biblical and dramatic character of God for us. D. Stephen Long posits that the two treatises were never independent, but inextricably related and entailing one another. Long provides a constructive rereading of Thomas Aquinas, tracing antecedents to Aquinas in the patristic tradition, and readings of him through to the Reformers, taking into account challenges to the classical tradition posed by modern and contemporary theology and philosophy to offer a robust articulation of divine Trinitarian agency for a contemporary age that adheres to broadly considered orthodox and ecumenical parameters.
Book Synopsis Faith and Reason Through Christian History by : Grant Kaplan
Download or read book Faith and Reason Through Christian History written by Grant Kaplan and published by CUA Press. This book was released on 2022-08-29 with total page 377 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: It is impossible to understand the history of Christian theology without taking into account the relationship between faith and reason. Many works give an overview of faith and reason, or outline key principles, while others put forward a thesis about how one should understand the relationship between faith and reason. In this theological essay, Grant Kaplan revisits the key figures and debates that shape how faith and reason relate. Divided into three parts, Kaplan invites readers into a conversation rather than a drive-by. Readers will encounter the words and arguments of some of Christianity’s greatest thinkers, some well-known (Augustine, Aquinas, Newman) and others nearly forgotten. Readings of these figures bring them to life in an accessible manner. In Faith and Reason through Christian History, the roughly fifty figures treated are given sufficient room to breathe. Rather than simply summarizing their thought, Kaplan traces their arguments through key texts. This book will appeal to a range of audiences: theologians and philosophers, instructors, graduate students, seminarians, lay study groups, and undergraduate theology majors. No book today accomplishes what this book does!
Book Synopsis The Romancero of Saint John of the Cross by : Elizabeth Teresa Howe
Download or read book The Romancero of Saint John of the Cross written by Elizabeth Teresa Howe and published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. This book was released on 2019-10-01 with total page 150 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book is a study of the nine short poems, called romances, composed by the Spanish mystic Saint John of the Cross (San Juan de la Cruz). The focus of the poems is the Trinity, and their point of departure is the opening verses of the Gospel of John. This is the first in-depth, English-language analysis of these poems, and looks at their literary, historical, scriptural, theological, and mystical elements. It also ties these works to San Juan’s better-known lyrical poems and his prose commentaries. It will appeal to anyone interested in Spanish mystical poetry and the sources that inform that poetry.
Book Synopsis Christian Dogmatics by : Michael Allen
Download or read book Christian Dogmatics written by Michael Allen and published by Baker Academic. This book was released on 2016-04-19 with total page 428 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This one-volume introduction to systematic theology draws deeply on the catholic and Reformed heritage to present the major doctrines of the Christian faith, displaying the power of theological retrieval for the church's renewal. Leading Reformed theologians, such as Kevin Vanhoozer, John Webster, Michael Horton, and Oliver Crisp, offer the "state of the question" on standard theological topics and engage in both exegetical and historical retrieval for the sake of theological analysis. The book represents the exciting new theological trajectory of Reformed catholicity.
Book Synopsis Augustine and the Trinity by : Lewis Ayres
Download or read book Augustine and the Trinity written by Lewis Ayres and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2010-11-11 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Augustine of Hippo (354–430) strongly influenced western theology, but he has often been accused of over-emphasizing the unity of God to the detriment of the Trinity. In Augustine and the Trinity, Lewis Ayres offers a new treatment of this important figure, demonstrating how Augustine's writings offer one of the most sophisticated early theologies of the Trinity developed after the Council of Nicaea (325). Building on recent research, Ayres argues that Augustine was influenced by a wide variety of earlier Latin Christian traditions which stressed the irreducibility of Father, Son and Spirit. Augustine combines these traditions with material from non-Christian Neoplatonists in a very personal synthesis. Ayres also argues that Augustine shaped a powerful account of Christian ascent toward understanding of, as well as participation in the divine life, one that begins in faith and models itself on Christ's humility.
Download or read book This Is My Body written by Ella Johnson and published by Liturgical Press. This book was released on 2020-04-15 with total page 272 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book examines how the writings of the thirteenth-century nun Gertrude the Great of Helfta articulate an innovative relationship between a person's eucharistic devotion and her body. It attends to her references to the biblical, monastic, and theological traditions, including attitudes and ideas about the spiritual and corporeal senses, in order to illuminate the affirmative role Gertrude assigns to the body in making spiritual progress. Ultimately the book demonstrates that Gertrude leaves behind the dualistic aspect of the Christian intellectual and devotional tradition while exploiting its affirmative concepts of bodily forms of knowing divine union.
Book Synopsis The Logic of the Trinity:Augustine to Ockham by : Paul Thom
Download or read book The Logic of the Trinity:Augustine to Ockham written by Paul Thom and published by Fordham Univ Press. This book was released on 2012-06 with total page 236 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Augustine inaugurated the project of constructing models of the Trinity in language drawn from Platonic and Aristotelian philosophy, especially the conceptual framework of Aristotle's Categories. He used the Aristotelian notions of substance and relation to set up a model whose aim was not so much to demystify the Trinity as to demonstrate the logical consistency of maintaining that there is one and only one God at the same time as maintaining that there are three distinct persons, each of whom is God. Standing against this tradition are various heretical accounts of the Trinity. The book also analyzes these traditions, using the same techniques. All these accounts of the Trinity are evaluated relative to the three constraints under which they were formed, bearing in mind that the constraints on philosophical theorizing are not limited to internal consistency but also take note of explanatory power.
Book Synopsis Trinitarian Dogmatics by : D. Glenn Jr. Butner
Download or read book Trinitarian Dogmatics written by D. Glenn Jr. Butner and published by Baker Books. This book was released on 2022-07-19 with total page 274 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This introduction draws on the breadth of the Christian tradition to present a biblically grounded, globally informed, and conceptually precise account of the doctrine of the Trinity. It covers key themes and concepts, offering an alternative to introductory texts on the Trinity that are arranged historically/chronologically. The book incorporates majority world theology, engages important debates in contemporary biblical studies, and draws on neglected historical figures. It also contains a glossary of trinitarian terms and an annotated bibliography of major works on the doctrine of God.
Book Synopsis The Filioque by : A. Edward Siecienski
Download or read book The Filioque written by A. Edward Siecienski and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2010-06-03 with total page 368 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Ed Siecinski examines how the Church has viewed the procession of the Holy Spirit throughout its history, beginning with the Trinitarian controversies of the early Christian centuries. The first comprehensive study of the key controversy separating the Eastern and Western churches.
Book Synopsis Mediaeval Commentaries on the Sentences of Peter Lombard by :
Download or read book Mediaeval Commentaries on the Sentences of Peter Lombard written by and published by BRILL. This book was released on 2015-01-27 with total page 573 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The focus of the contributions to this third and final volume of Brill’s handbook on the tradition of the Book of Sentences ranges from a thirteenth-century study aid to the role of the Sentences in sixteenth-century Iberia.
Book Synopsis Three Plays of Maureen Hunter by : Hunter, Maureen
Download or read book Three Plays of Maureen Hunter written by Hunter, Maureen and published by OIBooks-Libros. This book was released on 2003 with total page 944 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Book is clean and tight. No writing in text. Like New
Book Synopsis Encyclopedia of Medieval Philosophy by : Henrik Lagerlund
Download or read book Encyclopedia of Medieval Philosophy written by Henrik Lagerlund and published by Springer Science & Business Media. This book was released on 2010-12-07 with total page 1448 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This is the first reference ever devoted to medieval philosophy. It covers all areas of the field from 500-1500 including philosophers, philosophies, key terms and concepts. It also provides analyses of particular theories plus cultural and social contexts.
Book Synopsis Questions on Love and Charity by : Thomas Aquinas
Download or read book Questions on Love and Charity written by Thomas Aquinas and published by Yale University Press. This book was released on 2016-04-26 with total page 416 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A fresh translation of quaestiones from the Summa theologiae of Thomas Aquinas, edited by Robert Miner. This volume provides direct access to the medieval theologian’s deepest thinking about the supreme goal of human life—blessedness—and the virtue most intimately related to this goal—charity. The edition also contains Aquinas’s treatment of charity’s effects—love, joy, peace, and mercy—and the vices opposed to them, such as hatred, envy, and war. Featuring five supplementary essays by noted Aquinas scholars, the volume will enable readers to engage more thoroughly with the thought of Thomas Aquinas.
Book Synopsis An Introduction to Medieval Theology by : Rik van Nieuwenhove
Download or read book An Introduction to Medieval Theology written by Rik van Nieuwenhove and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2012-04-19 with total page 307 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book is essential reading for anyone interested in medieval thought, be they students of theology, philosophy or literature.
Book Synopsis The Holy One in Our Midst by : James R. Gordon
Download or read book The Holy One in Our Midst written by James R. Gordon and published by Fortress Press. This book was released on 2016-07-01 with total page 257 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Holy One in Our Midst: An Essay on the Flesh of Christ aims to defend the doctrine of the extra Calvinisticum—the doctrine that maintains the Son of God was not restricted to the flesh of Christ during the incarnation—by arguing that it is logically coherent, biblically warranted, catholically orthodox, and theologically useful. It shows that none of the standard objections are devastating to the extra, that the doctrine is rooted in the claims of Christian Scripture and not merely a remnant of perfect being philosophical theology, and that the doctrine plays an important role in contemporary theological discussion. In this way, James R. Gordon revives an important Catholic doctrine that has fallen out of favor in contemporary theology. Secondarily, this project aims to integrate biblical, philosophical, and systematic theology by showing that the tools and methods of each distinct discipline can contribute to the goals and aims of the others.
Book Synopsis Bound for Beatitude A Thomistic Study in Eschatology and Ethics by : Reinhard Hütter
Download or read book Bound for Beatitude A Thomistic Study in Eschatology and Ethics written by Reinhard Hütter and published by Catholic University of America Press. This book was released on 2019 with total page 513 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Bound for Beatitude is about St. Thomas Aquinas’s theology of beatitude and the journey thereto. Consequently, the work’s topic is the meaning and purpose of human life embedded in that of the whole cosmos. This study is not an antiquarian exercise in the thought of some sundry medieval thinker, but an exercise of ressourcement in the philosophical and theological wisdom of one of the most profound theologians of the Catholic Church, one whom the Church has canonized, granted the title “Doctor of the Church,” and for a long time regarded as the common doctor. This exercise of ressourcement takes its methodological cues from the common doctor; hence, it is an integrated exercise of philosophical, dogmatic, and moral theology. Its specific theological topic, the ultimate human end, perfect happiness, beatitude, and the journey thereto—stands at the very heart of St. Thomas’s theology. Far from being passé, his theology of beatitude is of urgent pertinence as the crisis of humanity and of creation and the exile of God seems to approach its apogee. By way of a presentation, interpretation, and defense of Thomas Aquinas’s doctrine of beatitude and the journey thereto, Bound for Beatitude advances an argument based on four theses: (1) The loss of a theology of beatitude has greatly impoverished contemporary theology. In order to succeed and flourish, theology must recover a sound teleological orientation. (2) In order to recover a sound teleological orientation, theology must recover metaphysics as its privileged instrument. (3) Thomas Aquinas provides a still pertinent model for how theology might achieve these goals in a metaphysically profound theology of beatitude and the beatific vision. Finally, (4) Aquinas’s rich and sophisticated account of the virtues charts the journey to beatitude in a way that still has analytic force and striking relevance in the early twenty-first century.