Philosophy and theology in the Middle Ages / G.R. Evans.

In the ancient world being a philosopher was a practical alternative to being a christian. Philosophical systems offered intellectual, practical and moral codes for living. By the Middle Ages however philosophy was largely, though inconsistently, incorporated into Christian belef. From the end of th...

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Main Author: Evans, G. R. (Gillian Rosemary)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 1993.
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Summary:In the ancient world being a philosopher was a practical alternative to being a christian. Philosophical systems offered intellectual, practical and moral codes for living. By the Middle Ages however philosophy was largely, though inconsistently, incorporated into Christian belef. From the end of the Roman Empire to the Reformation and Renaissance of the sixteenth century Christian theologians had a virtual monopoly on higher education. The complex interaction between theology and philosophy, which was the result of the efforts of Christian leaders and thinkers to assimilate the most sophi.
Physical Description:1 online resource (x, 139 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 125-135) and index.
ISBN:0415246148
9780415246149
0203031970
9780203031971
9786610104628
661010462X