New PDF release: Augustine and his Critics

By Robert Dodaro, George Lawless

ISBN-10: 0415200628

ISBN-13: 9780415200622

Augustine and his Critics КНИГИ ; ГУМАНИТАРНЫЕ НАУКИ Автор: Robert Dodaro & George LawlessНазвание: Augustine and his CriticsИздательство: Taylor & FrancisГод: 2005Формат: pdfРазмер: three mbAugustine of Hippo (AD 354-430) is arguably the main arguable Christian philosopher in heritage. His positions on philosophical and theological matters were the themes of severe scrutiny and feedback from his lifetime to the current. Augustine and his Critics gathers twelve experts' responses to trendy criticisms of his inspiration, protecting: own and spiritual freedom; the self and God; sexuality, gender and the physique; spirituality; asceticism; cultural experiences; and politics. Stimulating and insightful, the gathering deals forceful arguments for overlooked historic, philosophical and theological views that are at the back of a few of Augustine's such a lot unpopular convictions.http://.com/files/qz3pt7615 zero

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Brill, 1991. Lettieri, Il senso della storia in Agostino d’Ippona. II ‘saeculum’ e la gloria nel De civitate Dei, Rome, Borla, 1988. The Latin texts are available in CSEL 88. For an English translation, see Saint Augustine, Letters, vol. 6 (1*–29*), tr. Eno, Washington, Catholic University of America Press, 1989. For scholarly studies on the new letters, see especially Les lettres de saint Augustin découvertes par Johannes Divjak, Paris, Etudes augustiniennes, 1983. Dolbeau, Augustin d’Hippone, Vingt-six sermons au peuple, Paris, Etudes augustiniennes, 1996.

A splendid example for this perspective is the epochmaking study of the Confessions by Pierre Courcelle, who understood Augustine’s conversion process in the intellectual light of his reading of both Cicero’s Hortensius and Neoplatonic philosophy. DROBNER 91, as contributing to our knowledge of the young Augustine, his thought and development. ’. The most important new results in interpreting Book 11 culminate in the recognition that it ‘is not primarily, a systematic treatise on the much discussed topics “creation, eternity, and time” (that it is only in second place).

Although the idea of the ‘Hellenising’ of Christianity is commonly associated with the name of Adolf Harnack, the standpoint is, in fact, much older. It goes back at least as far as the Catholic humanist Guilielmus Budaeus’ De transitu Hellenismi ad Christianismum, published in Paris in 1535, and reached a high point with the publication (anonymously) of M. 18 Thus, Greek thought is said to be static, Hebrew thought dynamic; Hebrew categories historical, Greek categories metaphysical; Greek theology concerned with abstract principles, Hebrew theology with a living person; Hellenic culture concerned with rational ROBERT CROUSE 39 order, Hebrew religion concerned with righteous will; and so on.

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