By by Jacquilyne E. Martin. 2001
Read or Download Cardinal Bessarion : mystical theology and spiritual union between East and West PDF
Similar theology books
Sikhism's brief yet quite eventful heritage offers a desirable perception into the operating of misunderstood and possible contradictory topics similar to politics and faith, violence and mysticism, tradition and spirituality, orality and textuality, public sphere as opposed to inner most sphere, culture and modernity.
With no Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) there could most likely be no glossy self-discipline of 'the philosophy of religion'. Kant's enormous effect has ensured that philosophers, in addressing spiritual questions, have concerned about such concerns as arguments for and opposed to the lifestyles of God; the query of immortality; the compatibility of human evil and transcendent goodness; and the connection among morality and the divine.
The top exponent of the "death of God" theology of the Sixties, Thomas J. J. Altizer created a media sensation on the time and outlined a huge new path in philosophical theology. Altizer has persisted to refine his idea all through his profession, and his systematic theological paintings has completed its top as proven during this collaborative serious reaction to his notion.
- Realism and Religion
- An Existentialist Theology : A Comparison of Heidegger and Bultmann (Pelican)
- Existence: Philosophical Theology, Volume Two
- Kierkegaard, Religion and the Nineteenth-Century Crisis of Culture
- Dirty Work
- Peace and Reconciliation
Additional info for Cardinal Bessarion : mystical theology and spiritual union between East and West
The Byzantine rhetorical tradition which so exemplified the Palaeologan revival was a constant educational feature throughout the entire Byzantine period. even during the so-called 'Dark Age' of the seventh and righth centuries. -4s was the case then. during the Palaeologan period. the economically depleted Empire could support very few scholars and SC holarship rapidly declinrd in the fi fieenth century. Throughout the entire Palaeologan penod. scholarship \vas limited in scope and nature. lacking innovation.
Bessarion's attempt to convince his fellow delcgates will be s h o w to be rooted in the apophatic tradition of his church. Other factors will also be addressed which were instrumental in his evoiving view: the expertise of the Latins. the intellectual decadence of the Greeks and his interaction with key individuals. The fifth chapter deals with Bessarion's attempts in the latter half of his life to bring material and spiritual substance to the union declared at Florence in 1439 in the face of the rapid estinction of the rernnants of the Byzantine Empire before the relentless advance of the Turks.
The religious and rhetorical nature of early Renaissance Humanism has been well established by Charles Trinkaus. In Ozrr Image and Likeness: Humanity und Divinity in Italiun Humcinisr Thozght. 2 vois. (Chicago. 1970): Charles L. Stinger. Inripin: in the Italian Renaissance (Albany. 1977);On religion, rhetoric and philosophy see Arthur Field. The Origins of ihe Platonic dcuderny of Florence. (Princeton. 1988): Jerrold E. Siegel. Rheroric and Philosophy in Rrnnissance Hiimanism: rhe union of eloqirence and wisdorn: Perrarch to Valla (Princeton, 1968).
Cardinal Bessarion : mystical theology and spiritual union between East and West by by Jacquilyne E. Martin. 2001