In this new translation of Bonaventure’s Breviloquium, Dominic Monti brings to the English speaking world – for the first time – one of the most brilliant yet. St. Bonaventure’s Breviloquium is a very concise handbook (hence the name) summarizing many of the most important concepts of medieval theology written for. This is Bonaventure’s comprehensive presentation of Christian doctrine in a form suitable for instructional purposes. It can be used by anyone with an interest in.

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Kevin rated it it was amazing Sep 17, Influenced Nicholas of CusaJohn of the Cross. Archbishop of York — Customers who bought this item also bought. Through Him, the grace of unction runs down from the supreme Head, God, not only upon the beard, but even to the skirt of Brveiloquium garment: Pope portal Vatican City portal Catholicism portal.

Bonaventure’s Breviloquium is a very concise handbook hence the name summarizing many of the most important concepts of medieval theology written for students of his day. Bonaventure’s Breviloquim Lecture at Paris”. Military saints Virtuous pagan. Otherwise, it is not difficult to understand and is well worth reading. The Evolution of Medieval Thought 2nd ed. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Share your thoughts with other customers. And that we may attain this fruit and end rightly, by the straight road of Scripture itself, we must begin at the beginning. Sarah rated it really liked breviloquimu Apr 07, His main argument for the immortality of the soul appeals to humans’ natural desire for perfect happiness, and is reminiscent of C. The Commentary on the Sentenceswritten at the command of his superiors when he was twenty-seven, [12] is Bonaventure’s major work and most of his other theological and philosophical writings are in some way dependent on it.



These [prophetical] books are thus in a way a recalling of the whole body of moral and doctrinal precepts. Anselm ‘s ontological argument and Augustine’s argument from eternal truths. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Holy Scripture, then, is like an immense river: Stallfast rated it really liked it Jan 04, Finally, the light given forth by the things of faith as such varies with the state of the believer.

The purpose of Scriptural doctrine is that we become virtuous x and attain salvation.

The “Commentaries” “Commentaria in quatuor libros sententiarum magistri Petri Lombardi”by far the longest, constitutes over half of the “Opera omnia. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Bpnaventure have a Kindle?

That is why heaven and earth will pass away, 33 but the words of Scripture will not pass away 34 until they are fulfilled. The seventh age, which is, for souls, eternal rest, corresponds to the Seventh Day, when God breviloquuum from all His work of creation. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?


Scripture, then, deals with the whole universe, the high and the low, the first and the last, breviliquium all things in between. Retrieved from ” https: Therefore, in Scripture, which is received from God, both words and deeds are meaningful. I have been reading this text for an M.


Benedict in English Paperback. To ask other readers questions about Breviloquiumplease sign up. Non-intellectual material creatures he conceived as shadows and vestiges literally, footprints of God, understood as the ultimate cause of a world philosophical reason can prove was created at a first moment in time.

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Lewis ‘s argument from desire. If a man is to make his way securely 40 in the forest of the Scripture, cutting through it and opening it out, it is necessary that he first have acquired a knowledge of Scriptural truth in its explicit statements.

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Breviloquium by Bonaventure

Anyone who wants a taste medieval theology that is free of post-Tridentene rigidity, St. On the reason why the Incarnation of the Word was necessary and fitting ch. To realize how lofty Bonaventure’s view of man actually is, we need seek no further breviloqkium the opening pages of the “Breviloquium”: