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Edited by Willemien Otten, Arjo Vanderjagt & Hent de Vries
This volume contains articles on various aspects of literary imagination, with essays ranging from Petrarch to Voltaire, on the canon, with essays on western history as one of shifting cultural ideals, and on the Christian Middle Ages. The volume is a Festschrift for Burcht Pranger of the ...
Edited by Michael Treschow, Willemien Otten and Walter Hannam
This volume contains essays by twenty-two eminent scholars from across North America and Europe, examining various aspects of the Hebraic, Hellenic, patristic, medieval, and early modern understandings of God and creation.
This book presents a study of twelfth-century humanism seen as an all-embracing discourse in which the human and the divine interact on equal terms. The book focuses on a number of twelfth-century intellectuals, especially Thierry of Chartres, Peter Abelard, William of Conches, Bernard ...
Edited by Nienke Vos and Willemien Otten
This collection of essays analyzes the role of demons and the devil in ancient and medieval Christianity. Proceeding from a variety of scholarly perspectives—historical, philosophical and theological, as well as philological, liturgical and theoretical—the volume’s diverse approach matches the ...
Edited by Maria Kardaun and Joke Spruyt
This volume discusses important chapters of the history of Platonism, from its pre-Socratic roots to the Middle Ages. It includes papers on Plato's and Platonic semantics, metaphysics, theology, logic, epistemology, natural philosophy and philosophy of art.
Edited by Willemien Otten & Karla Pollmann
This volume presents a broad variety of specifically Christian approaches to poetry and analyses modes of interpreting the Bible that are new in poetry compared with prose exegesis. Both theoretical statements on poetry by Christians and concrete poetic works from roughly 300 to 1250 AD are ...
This book deals with Eriugena's view of man in the context of his thinking on universal nature. Although man is seen as possessing a sinful created state, this does not prevent him from entertaining a free and direct relationship with God and the surrounding universe. It is shown that, while man ...
Edited by: Maarten Wisse, Marcel Sarot and Willemien Otten
The essays collected in Reformed Scholasticism continue Willem van Asselt's endeavours towards a reassessment of (Reformed) scholasticism through various historical case studies and theological analyses, while they also criticize various aspects of this reassessment.
Edited by Judith Frishman, Willemien Otten and Gerard Rouwhorst
The book deals with different sorts of authoritative sources, predominantly but not exclusively written ones, on which Christian communities have based their identity from the period of early Christianity to the twentieth century. Issues addressed are the processes leading to the development of ...
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