These fifteen essays diversity from Peter Abelard to John Wyclif. Beryl Smalley brings those males to lifestyles, uncovering what they learn and what they inspiration and placing them into their ancient context.
Read Online or Download Studies in Medieval Thought and Learning From Abelard to Wyclif (Hambledon Press History Series) PDF
Similar Church History books
With 1 billion Catholics on the planet -- and fifty seven million within the usa by myself -- Catholicism is the world's so much wide-spread faith. but many features of this assorted and dynamic culture stay unknown or poorly understood. Now The HarperCollins Encyclopedia of Catholicism deals a one-volume finished and authoritative advisor to the folk, doctrines, background, worship, artwork, spirituality, literature, theological advancements, and adjustments that experience formed the Church over approximately millennia.
Within the tale of Christianity: quantity 1, Justo L. González, writer of the hugely praised three-volume background of Christian notion, offers a story historical past of Christianity, from the Early Church to the sunrise of the Protestant Reformation. From Jesus’ devoted apostles to the early reformist John Wycliffe, González skillfully lines center theological concerns and advancements in the quite a few traditions of the church, together with significant occasions outdoors of Europe, resembling the Spanish and Portuguese conquest of the recent global.
This ebook casts mild at the determine of John of Scythopolis, the sixth-century theologian who composed a sequence of annotations to the works attributed to Dionysius the Areopagite (whose conversion by way of St Paul is pointed out in Acts 17: 34). It surveys John's assets, tools, and doctrinal matters within the context of the $64000 theological debates that wracked the jap church buildings within the aftermath of the Council of Chalcedon.
Evagrius Ponticus was once the main prolific author of the Christian wasteland Fathers. This e-book is a examine of his lifestyles, works, and theology. It supplies specific cognizance to his little-studied exegetical treatises, particularly the Scholia on Psalms, in addition to his better-known works, on the way to current a extra balanced photograph of Evagrius the monk.
Extra resources for Studies in Medieval Thought and Learning From Abelard to Wyclif (Hambledon Press History Series)