Philosophy and theology in the Middle Ages / G.R. Evans.Material type: TextPublication details: London ; New York : Routledge, 1993. Description: 1 online resource (x, 139 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 0415246148; 9780415246149; 0203031970; 9780203031971; 9786610104628; 661010462XSubject(s): Philosophy, Medieval | Theology, Doctrinal -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500 | PHILOSOPHY -- History & Surveys -- Medieval | Philosophy, Medieval | Theology, Doctrinal -- Middle Ages | Philosophie | Aufsatzsammlung | Theologie | Filosofie | Theologie | Filosofia medieval | Religião | Teologia | 600-1500 | Geschichte 400-1450 | Geschichte 500-1500 | Philosophy HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. | History. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Philosophy and theology in the Middle Ages.DDC classification: 189 LOC classification: B721 | .E86 1993ebOther classification: 08.22 | 11.52 Online resources: Click here to access online
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 125-135) and index.
Philosophy and theology -- Philosophical sources -- Knowing and language -- God -- The cosmos -- Man.
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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.