A Short History Of The Christian Church; For Students And General Readers

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byJohn Wildman Moncrief

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...Faith against the Gentiles; Translation of the Works of Aristotle; See Strong: Christian Ethics, pp. 298-301. Commentary on the Four Books of Sentences of Peter bard; The Sum of All Theology--Summa Totius Theolo-giae. This last is the greatest production of his mind and remained unfinished. It is divided into three parts, treating respectively of God, Man, and the God-Man. It proceeds by questions. The question is stated. Then the doctrinal errors against it, then the answers to the errors, then the full body of the article "The philosophy of St. Thomas," says Janet, "is the faithful image of his times. It is the central point of the Middle Age--it is the Middle Age itself." In Thomas we reach the culmination of the scholastic theology. He to this day remains the theologian of Romanism. (j) John Duns Scotus (1266-1308) The great activity and wide influence of Thomas Aquinas, the Dominican, excited the jealousy and called forth the energy of the Franciscans. They at last found a worthy rival in John Duns Scotus. Thomas was known as the Universal and Angelic Doctor, Scotus became known as the Subtle Doctor. It is uncertain whether he was born in Ireland, Scotland, or England. He began his career at Oxford, was removed to Paris, and finally had charge of a convent at Cologne. He was a typical Franciscan, the very incarnation of obedience. It is claimed that Scotus was the equal of Thomas in dialectical skill, and his superior in acuteness, and that "he anticipated the inductive method of Bacon and Newton, and thus formed a connecting link between the schools of ancient and modern philos-See Hist. tie la. Sri. Pol. Vol. I, p. 336. ophy." He doubts whether theology can ever be in the true sense of the word a science. It certainly must...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...Faith against the Gentiles; Translation of the Works of Aristotle; See Strong: Christian Ethics, pp. 298-301. C...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:116 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.24 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021742872X

ISBN - 13:9780217428729

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