Periphyseon

Periphyseon This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before This IS NOT an OCR d book with strange characters introduced typographical errors and jumbled words This book may have occasional imperf

  • Title: Periphyseon
  • Author: Johannes Scottus Eriugena I.P. Sheldon-Williams
  • ISBN: 9782890076341
  • Page: 358
  • Format: Paperback
  • This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923 This IS NOT an OCR d book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process We beThis is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923 This IS NOT an OCR d book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.

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    1. John Scotus Eriugena, an Irishman transplanted to France, translated early Greek church scholars into Latin.Whew! You don't see many of them these days.What Scotus talks about – the nature of God, man and the Trinity – generally drives me nuts. Yet the man himself, his underlying sense of hope and humor, a certain restrained passion. I can't justify my interest through philosophy; it's a personal reaction to someone I'd love to share a few beers with across the table. I see the Irishman peek [...]

    2. Let me begin by saying that the only reason this book receives four stars as opposed to five is due to the fact that it is heavily abridged. Aside from that, it is an excellent summation of the key themes found in what has been referred to as the greatest speculative and philosophical achievement of the early Middle Ages.

    3. Eriugena has given us another classic work of Christian Platonism, true, profound, difficult and destined to be ignored by all lightweight church historians (falsely so-called).

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