Contributions to this omnibus quantity from twenty-seven the world over well known students will introduce scholars of philosophy, technology, and theology to the present kingdom of study and a number of views at the paintings of Albert the nice.
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Post. 28 (87a38). , Summa de mir. scient. 2, 13, lns. 9–15: “cum dicit Philosophus, quod ‘una scientia est, quae est unius generis’ subiecti, intelligitur unum genus in communi ad unitatem generis et unitatem proportionis sive analogiae. ” 24 henryk anzulewicz scientific-theoretical prerequisites for both a “specific” theological science, in the sense of a doctrine of God, and for a “general” theological science are in effect met. Albert makes no such distinctions with respect to theology, however.
5 We will therefore begin by briefly outlining the scope of Albert’s concept of theology as a science, and then, picking up on the discussions of High Scholasticism, attempt to elucidate it in the light of his own statements on the subject. The main objective of this study is, however, as mentioned above, to describe that portion of Albert’s theology that we have referred to here—utilizing modern terminology—as his “systematic” theology. I A. 7 What seems to be of primary importance in this context is the fact that in the 12th and in the early 13th century, the term theologia was not univocal in its usage nor entirely parallel to the older terms sacra pagina or divina pagina.
Colon. , Super Dion. Myst. theol. , Ed. Colon. 37/2. 74 Systematic theology may therefore be seen as providing the framework for his entire work. I would like to proceed by introducing the main topics of this theology, and I shall attempt to assess its historical significance. In this sketch we shall also consider the chronology of his writings, in order to better follow and understand Albert’s theological career, including the external preconditions and the evolution of his doctrine. 1 The Theology of the Good A.
A Companion to Albert the Great: Theology, Philosophy, and the Sciences (Brill's Companions to the Christian Tradition: A Series of Handbooks and Reference Works on the Intellectual and Religious life of Europe, 500–1800, Volume 38)