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By Thomas Wagner
In einer redaktionskritischen Analyse bietet dieses Buch die Rekonstruktion der Entwicklung der kābôd-Theologie und zeigt dabei drei literarische Profile auf, die die Autoren des Alten Testaments durch die Transformation der Tradition vom göttlichen Königtum entwickelten. Drawing on ...
The theme of the book is the Hellenistic epistolary novel which describes a fictional meeting between Democritus and Hippocrates. The author traces the later history of this story as part of the legend of the laughing philosopher on the one hand and of the history of melancholy on the other.
This analysis shows the Denkschrift as the center of Isaianic literature. The study contains a wide research in the Ancient Near Eastern sources and outlines the influence of historical events on theological ideas.
This book sheds light on the 13th/14th-century debate about whether beatitude is a reflexive act. It reconstructs this discussion on the basis of the original sources. Furthermore it investigates into hermeneutical matters of medieval text interpretation.
This book examines the rediscovery of the Mu'tazila, a key-event in modern Arab-Islamic thought. It offers a critical assessment of the concept of "Neo-Mu'tazilism" by evaluating the various intentions and contexts underlying the use of Mu'tazilite ideas.
This study provides insight into the meaning of an early collection of Jesus’ sayings, the Gospel of Thomas. Focussing on its relationship to Q, the author highlights Thomas’ independence from the Synoptic Gospels, and the distinctive character of its teachings.
The philosophical implications of one of Gregory of Nyssa's major later works, De Vita Moysis, allow important insights into his thought. The main aim of this study is to demonstrate the connections between rhetoric, theology and philosophy in Gregory's work.
This book deals for the first time with the unexplored world of medieval Latin speeches. It presents a number of highly interesting Latin texts each accompanied by a historical introduction, a German translation, and an extensive analysis of the rhetorical quality.
Starting from theories on dreams, the innovative philosophical atmosphere of the Western 12th century are examined here. It is shown that the integration of Arabic medical know-how eventually opened perspectives which brought about the new interest in the Byzantine and Arabic Aristotle. Anhand ...
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