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This study investigates the reception of contemporary religion in Hellenistic poetry. Using the cult of Artemis as a paradigm, it analyses Callimachus’ and Theocritus’ references to contemporary religious phenomena and their contextualization and transformation in literature.
It is widely agreed that protestant scholasticism influenced Kant’s thinking on the question of Divine Providence. But the nature and extent of that influence have never been explored in detail. This is the scholarly lacuna the present volume seeks to fill.
Based on a rich variety of sources this book analyses the concept of amor patria (love of country) as a key element in 16th and 17th century political thought and its use in the pamphlet propaganda of the political and religious conflicts after the Reformation in Germany.
This study researches the effects of John Laski’s church ordinance in Emden and London. It shows how these congregations conformed to each other over time, and makes a contribution to scholarship on early confessional development in the Reformed Church and to the history of religious refugees.
Edited by Cristina D'Ancona
The transmission of Greek learning to the Arabic-speaking world paved the way to the rise of Arabic philosophy. This volume offers a deep and multifarious survey of transmission of Greek philosophy through the schools of late Antiquity to the Syriac-speaking and Arabic-speaking worlds.
This volume offers a new and comprehensive study of a central aspect of Henry of Ghent’s († 1293) philosophical thought: his understanding of metaphysics. The study examines why, according to Henry, there has to be a science investigating being qua being and how such an inquiry is at all possible.
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.
Carmen Cardelle de Hartmann
In this monograph the dialogue production between 1200 and 1400 is presented in a detailed repertory. Building on this material, the author describes four genres of dialogue (didactic, polemical, introspective and philosophical dialogues), locating them in the literary tradition.
General reflections on the medieval university are followed by 8 studies of Central and East Central centers and conclude with 4 social-historical and prosopographical papers.
Herausgegeben von Herman J. Selderhuis und Markus Wriedt
In the focus of early modern history of education and professional training of theologians and clergy this collection of essays allows a wide range survey to persons, institution, texts and serial sources for the 16th and 17th centuries.
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