By Christopher M. Cullen
The ebook is prepared in line with the types of Bonaventure's personal vintage textual content, De reductione artium advert theologiam. Cullen follows Bonaventure's personal department of the branches of philosophy and theology, reading them as separate yet comparable entities. He indicates that Bonaventure used to be a scholastic, whose mysticism was once grounded in systematic theological and philosophical reasoning. He offers a clean and nuanced standpoint on Bonaventure's debt to Augustine, whereas clarifying Aristotle's effect. Cullen additionally places Bonaventure's rules in context of his time and position, contributing considerably to our knowing of the medieval world.
This available advent offers a much-needed review of Bonaventure's concept. Cullen bargains a transparent and infrequent examining of "Bonaventurianism" in and for itself, with no the problems of critique and comparability. This ebook provides to develop into a regular textual content on Bonaventure, precious for college students and students of philosophy, theology, medieval reports, and the background of Christianity.
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