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Author Lowe, Elizabeth

Title The Contested Theological Authority of Thomas Aquinas : the Controversies Between Hervaeus Natalis and Durandus of St. Pourcain, 1307-1323
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014


Description 1 online resource (278 pages)
Series Studies in Medieval History and Culture
Studies in medieval history and culture.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; ABBREVIATIONS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE THE DOMINICAN ORDER AND ITS EDUCATIONAL STRUCTURES; Charismatic Origins; Translation into an Institution; Early Growth; Study, Schools, and Scholars; Friar Preachers at the University; CHAPTER TWO THE DOMINICAN INTELLECTUAL TRADITION; The Friar Preachers and the Methodology of the Schools; Aristotle among the Friar Preachers; Thomas Aquinas, the Condemnations, and Their Consequences; Dominican Reactions to the Condemnations
CHAPTER THREE THE HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF THE CONTROVERSIESEarly Dominican Thomists; The Predominance of the Augustinian Tradition, 1277-1307; The Antagonists; Herveaus Natalis and Durandus of St. Pourçain; Conclusion; CHAPTER FOUR SELECTED ISSUES IN THE CONTROVERSIES; The Debate over Relation; The Debate over Cognition; The Debate over Theology; CHAPTER FIVE THE CONTROVERSIES AND THE QUESTION OF AQUINAS' THEOLOGICAL AUTHORITY; Medieval Conceptions of Theological Authorities; Natalis' and Durandus' Concepts of Auctoritas; The Controversies and Aquinas' Auctoritas; CONCLUSION; ENDNOTES
Summary This book explains how the authority Thomas Aquinas's theological teachings grew out of the doctrinal controversies surrounding it within the Dominican Order. The adoption and eventual promotion of the teachings of Aquinas by the Order of Preachers ran counter to every other current running through the late thirteenth-century Church; most scholastics, the Dominican Order included, were wary of the his unconventional teachings. Despite this, the Dominican Order was propelled along their solitary via Thomas by conflicts between two groups of magistri: Aquinas's early Dominican followers and thei
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Subject Thomas, -- Aquinas
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781135384289