Peter Abelard


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French philosopher and theologian

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Keywords: Bonaventure, Peter Abelard, al-Ghazali, Moses, miracles, magic, prophecy, certainty.
Peter Abelard (1079-1142), whose view of the atonement has traditionally been described as subjective, considered the contemplation of the cross adequate to bring about repentance and the transformation of human life.
Second, the pieces themselves are placed in the context of her contemporaries' work: her compositions are interspersed with songs by Peter Abelard (the Biblical plaint Planctus David super Saul et Ionatha and the hymn O Quanta Qualia) and a selection of anonymously composed examples of early Aquitanian polyphony taken from the St.
It was not long before the Anselmian school's best-known student, the lively, restless, and independent-minded Peter Abelard (1079-1143), who found the Anselmians stodgy (to say the least), was a master at the royal abbey school of Ste.
To me there quite unexpectedly appeared the figure of Peter Abelard, the author of Historia Calamitatum (The Story of My Misfortunes).
Lovers Peter Abelard and Heloise prefigure a certain equality in romantic relationships.
Helen Waddell (1889-1965), a well-known Medieval scholar, brought the middle ages to a wide audience in The Wandering Scholars (1927) and in her novel Peter Abelard (1933).
Yet the history of philosophy does furnish at least one great earthly love affair: Peter Abelard and Heloise.
Later Christian writers such as Anselm of Canterbury and Peter Abelard develop an atonement theology in which Jesus' death on Calvary is directly linked to his public ministry as the culmination of his life of loving service of humanity, a loving service that his followers were to emulate in their own lives.
1) That mixture of enthrallment and frustration, tempered with the crippling inability to attain a concrete meaning, is probably familiar to many readers of this famous 12th century French intellectual's correspondence with her husband and former teacher, Peter Abelard.
Also, as before, the 20,000 quotations have been organised according to source, whether author or book so that we begin with Peter Abelard, the twelfth-century French theologian and end a world away with Zoroastrian Scriptures.
Almost every romantic knows the love story of Peter Abelard and Heloise.
Drawing on sources reaching from Peter Abelard to evolving script changes in Star Trek and the explosive expansion of non-Western churches, the author forthrightly states his perspectives, while recognizing the limits of projecting the future.
If Peter Abelard believes that the sad mess known as the Phoenix Initiative is progress then I would suggest that he is not a Coventry kid.
They include William of Conches, Thierry of Chartres, and perhaps more surprisingly, Peter Abelard.