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Author Falque, Emmanuel

Title Saint Bonaventure and the Entrance of God Into Theology
Published Ashland : The Franciscan Institute, 2018


Description 1 online resource (241 pages)
Contents Intro; Halftitle Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Author's Note to the American Edition; Note on the Revision; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Author's Preface to the American Edition; Opening: Confrontation with Étienne Gilson; Preliminary Matter: Letter from Martin Heidegger to a Doctoral Student; Foreword: A Note on the Methodology; Introduction: The Breviloquium and the Phenomenological Hypothesis; A) Scholasticism and phenomenology; B) The question of God's entrance; C) The choice of the Breviloquium; Part One: God and Theology; Chapter I: Toward a Descriptive Theology (Brev. prol.)
1. A summa of revealed Trinitarian theologyA) Scripture and theology: Trinitarian origins; B) The Breviloquium: A summa of revealed theology; C) Capax Trinitatis and capacitas humana; 2. Descriptio and expositio; A) Scriptural descriptio; B) Theological expositio; C) The descriptio-expositio chiasmus; 3. Performativity and descriptivity; A) The hermeneutic circle; B) A performative theology; C) A descriptive theology; Chapter II: How God Enters Theology (Brev. I, 1-2); 4. The end of the empire of the ti esti; A) Quid; B) Quis; C) Quomodo; 5. Performing a reduction
A) Reducing and proving GodB) The hyper-knowability of the divine; C) The monadological hypothesis; Part Two: God in the Beginning; Chapter III: The Origin at Work in the Work (Brev. I, 3-4); 6. From the departure from metaphysics to the creative Trinity; A) Principiality and causality: beyond metaphysics; B) Primacy and goodness: toward an affirmative theology; C) The Trinity as Maker (fabricatrix): the "primum diffusivum sui"; 7. The search for an origin; A) Primacy and princepality; B) Paternity, begetting, and similitude; C) The Thomistic reversal
Chapter IV: The "In-Common" of God (Brev. I, 2)8. The sense of God; A) Necessary reasons and the argument from piety; B) The sense of God, and Trinitarian auto-affection; C) The divine being-with; 9. Condilection or anti-jealousy in God; A) The impasses of love; B) Eros and agapê; C) From "Common Friend" to "Loving-in-common"; Part Three: The Manifestation and Naming of God; Chapter V: From the Ontology of Poverty (Brev. I, 3-4): To the Manifestation of the Trinity (Brev. I, 5); 10. Toward an ontology of poverty; A) The gift, or the passage from sufficiency to superabundance
B) The givable, or the act of "giving the gift"C) Abandonment, or "perfect poverty"; 11. The Trinitarian manifestation; A) The expression of the Trinity: the beauty and grandeur of God; B) The divine indwelling: mission and inhabitation, acts of appearing, manifestation; C) The Trinitarian theophany: "so much appearance so much being"; Chapter VI: Expressing God (Brev. I, 4 and Brev. I, 6-9); 12. The use of metaphor; A) Categories and the corporeal works of God; B) The metaphorical transposition (dÉplacement); C) The metaphorical truth; 13. The search for what is proper to God
Notes A) Ways of expressing God
Print version record
Subject Bonaventure, Saint, Cardinal, approximately 1217-1274. Breviloquium.
SUBJECT Breviloquium (Bonaventure, Saint, Cardinal) fast
Subject God (Christianity) -- Knowableness.
Theology, Doctrinal.
God (Christianity) -- Knowableness
Theology, Doctrinal
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1576594262