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Edited and introduced by Ulrich L. Lehner
Despite the importance the monks had as carriers of programmatic Enlightenment ideas, few of their original texts are available in modern editions. This edition contributes to filling this lacuna by publishing Dom Beda Mayr’s (1742–1794) ecumenical Catholic theology.
Edited by Arjan van Dixhoorn and Susie Speakman Sutch
This volume questions the present-day assumption holding the Italian academies to be the model for the European literary and learned society, by juxtaposing them to other types of contemporary literary and learned associations in several Western European countries.
Based on an analysis of the most important polemics of the Investiture Contest, this book outlines the characteristics of the public sphere during the Contest and how these characteristics relate to the particular arguments used by the polemical writers.
Russell L. Friedman
This book presents an overview of the later medieval trinitarian theology of the rival Franciscan and Dominican intellectual traditions, and includes detailed studies of thinkers such as Thomas Aquinas, Henry of Ghent, John Duns Scotus, William Ockham, and Gregory of Rimini.
Marcia L. Colish
An in-depth study of Peter Lombard's thought, treating his exegesis, the systematic theology developed in his Sentences in the context of the intellectual debates of his time, and the reasons for his immediate and enduring medieval influence.
John of Salisbury. Edited by J. van Laarhoven
Edited by Charles Fantazzi
The Companion contains chapters on Vives's life and writings, including his works on the education of women, relief of the poor, political treatises, works on rhetoric and dialectic, defense of the Christian religion, and later influence.
Edited by Torrance Kirby. With a foreword by Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury
Richard Hooker explained and defended the Elizabethan religious and political settlement, and shaped the self-understanding of the Church of England for generations. This Companion offers a comprehensive and systematic introduction to Hooker’s life, works, thought, reputation, and influence.
Edited C. Fantazzi and C. Matheeussen. Translated by C. Fantazzi
This is a critical edition of Book I of Juan Luis Vives, De Institutione Feminae Christianae, with facing English translation, full critical apparatus and pertinent commentary. It is the most important treatise of the Renaissance on the education of women, with far-reaching influence through the ...
Edited by Yoav Ariel, Shlomo Biderman and Ornan Rotem
A collection of essays in which philosophers of widely different interests grapple with the problem of the relative and the absolute in philosophy and religion. A concluding article tries to advance beyond the simple antithesis to a more sophisticated and adequite conception.
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