filioque clause and papal supremacy
- definintion of the Sacraments - Eucharist - Radbertus (real presence) vs Ratramnus (symbolic)
Persecution of Christians slow down.
All 27 Books
Plato and Moses
Logos as Jesus
Plato and Moses
Born in Asia Minor, but educated in Greece
Bishop in Lyons
Wrote against heresy, mostly against the gnostics
Theory of Recapitulation
Jerusalem and Athens - "What does Jerusalem have to do with Athens?"
Dim view of philosophy.
Earliest interpretation of scripture - 3 part
Founder of monasticism
Desert Fathers and Mothers (Amas and Abbas)
Seperation from the Church
Theory of Original Sin
his struggles with sex before giving himself to Christ
'Theft of the Pears' - What does it mean when humans do evil?
Introduced the notion of the "Will" -
Image and Likeness - we all have the image of God, but our goal is to be in the likeness of God - Eastern idea of becoming perfect (as God is perfect)
Iconoclast controversy - should images be used to worship God? Well, since there was an incarnation, God was here in human form so now we are allowed.
Article by Timothy Ware
Rebirth in the importance of reason
Credo ut Intelligam - believe in order to understand
Patron saint of Animals and Ecology
Wandering poor preachers
Church saw his views as a threat- his poverty and the Church's wealth.
The Great Synthesis - reason and revelation
Aristotle - "The Philosopher"
The Dominicans - emphasized teaching and preaching
Argument for the Existence of God.
Argument for Design
Doctor Subtilis - the subtle doctor
haecceitas - "thisness"
- modern reorientation of looking at the specific of things - Scientific Method is born out of this
"Primacy of the Will"
built upon Duns Scotus
his opinion of Ethic - God may change God's mind about what is good, so we should just accept it - unpredictability of God
waning of reason
Sacred Pain - using pain to understand the nature of human experience
Trinity - God as the Father, motherhood of God in Jesus,
founded her own monastic order of women.
She was named a doctor of the Church
Answered who the figure of Jesus was.
Doctrine of 2 Natures