Stephen Langton, Quaestiones Theologiae: Liber I

Hardcover | September 18, 2014

EditorRiccardo Quinto, Magdalena Bieniak

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Before Stephen Langton (- 1228) was consecrated Archbishop of Canterbury, he was a prominent master of theology, belonging to the first generation of masters working in the Theology Faculty of the University of Paris. The Quaestiones Theologie constitute his chief theological work. Themanuscript tradition of the Quaestiones originates in written reports (reportationes) of oral disputations held by Langton in Paris between c. 1180 and 1206. They reflect the development of Parisian educational practices and bring the contemporary reader very close to the first university lessons. The volume offers the first critical edition of Stephen Langton's Quaestiones Theologiae, Book I, containing 23 Quaestiones on theological language, Trinity and God's attributes. Each question is accompanied by a critical apparatus, extensive source notes and a separate philological introductionwhich explains the history of transmission and the main editorial problems of each text. The volume also contains a general introduction to the whole corpus of Langton's Quaestiones, a presentation of philosophical and theological contents of Book I (including a chapter by E. Jennifer Ashworth) andan appendix, offering the first critical edition of a short fragment of Langton's Summa.The edition offered in this book, and the philological analysis which precedes it, represent a significant contribution to the history of the early scholasticism, offering a ground-breaking study of an extremely complex work, which originates in oral teaching.

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Before Stephen Langton (- 1228) was consecrated Archbishop of Canterbury, he was a prominent master of theology, belonging to the first generation of masters working in the Theology Faculty of the University of Paris. The Quaestiones Theologie constitute his chief theological work. Themanuscript tradition of the Quaestiones originates ...

Riccardo Quinto is Associate Professor of History of Philosophy at the University of Padua. In 1990 he obtained a Ph.D research degree in Philosophy from the Catholic University of Milan. He furthered his training with periods of study in Munich, Copenhagen (Institut du Moyen Age Grec et Latin), and at the Catholic Universities of Leu...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:400 pagesPublished:September 18, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Editorial Policies and AbbreviationsIntroduction1. General Introduction2. Introduction to Quaestiones Theologiae, Book I3. Theological Contents of Book I: Summary4. Introduction to Book I: SummaryQuaestiones Theologiae, Liber IAppendix: Stephanus Langton, Summa, cap. De innascibilitate