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The divine sense : the intellect in patristic theology /

The divine sense : the intellect in patristic theology /
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Autore Williams, Anna Ngaire autore
Titolo The divine sense : the intellect in patristic theology / A. N. Williams. Libro
Edizione Digitally printed version
Pubblicazione Cambridge, UK : Cambridge University Press, 2009
Descrizione fisica xi, 252 pagine ; 23 cm
Nota generale "First published 2007"--Verso del frontespizio
Nota bibliografica Bibliografia: pagine 240-249
Contenuto The dawn of Christian theology -- Early Alexandrians : Clement and Origen -- Cappadocian theology : Nazianzen and Nyssen -- Augustine -- Monastic writings
Riassunto A. N. Williams examines the conception of the intellect in patristic theology from its beginnings in the work of the Apostolic Fathers to Augustine and Cassian in the early fifth century. The patristic notion of intellect emerges from its systematic relations to other components of theology: the relation of human mind to the body and the will; the relation of the human to the divine intellect; of human reason to divine revelation and secular philosophy; and from the use of the intellect in both theological reflection and spiritual contemplation. The patristic conception of that intellect is therefore important for the way it signals the character of early Christian theology as both systematic and contemplative and as such, distinctive in its approach from secular philosophies of its time and modern Christian theology--Quarta di copertina
Soggetto Teologia -- Storia -- Evo antico
Intelletto -- Patristica
Nuova Numerazione 444468
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