Item description for The Language and Logic of the Bible: The Earlier Middle Ages by G. R. Evans & Gillian R. Evans...
Overview Learning in the Middle Ages had the purpose of making it possible to understand the Bible better. This study looks at the assumptions within which Western Bible students from Augustine through the 12th century approached their reading and developed more refined critical methods.
Publishers Description All the apparatus of learning in the earlier Middle Ages had the ultimate purpose - at least in principle - of making it possible to understand the Bible better. The fathers laid foundations on which their successors built for 1000 years and more and which helped to form and direct the principles of modern criticism. This study looks at the assumptions within which students of the Bible in the West approached their reading, from Augustine to the end of the 12th century, when new skills in grammar and logic made it possible to develop more refined critical methods and to apply fresh tools to the task.
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Studio: Cambridge University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.44" Width: 5.47" Height: 0.48" Weight: 0.6 lbs.
Release Date Nov 29, 1991
Publisher Cambridge University Press
ISBN 0521423937 ISBN13 9780521423939
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More About G. R. Evans & Gillian R. Evans
G. R. Evans is Professor of Medieval Theology and Intellectual History at the University of Cambridge. She is the author of numerous, critically-acclaimed books in the fields of patristic, medieval and Reformation history and theology, including Augustine on Evil (1982), Problems of Authority in the Reformation Debates (1992), The Church and the Churches (1994), Philosophy and Theology in the Middle Ages (1993), Law andTheology in the Middle Ages (2002), and Anselm (1989). G. R. Evans is also the author of A Brief History of Heresy (2003), and the editor of The Medieval Theologians (2000), also in the Great Theologians series, both published by Blackwell.
G. R. Evans currently resides in Cambridge. G. R. Evans was born in 1944 and has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Cambridge Cambridge University Cambridge University Sidn.
G. R. Evans has published or released items in the following series...
Classics of Western Spirituality (Paperback)
Earlier Middle Ages
Great Medieval Thinkers (Hardcover)
Great Medieval Thinkers (Paperback)
HarperCollins Spiritual Classics
Lincoln Studies in Religion and Society
Outstanding Christian Thinkers (Paperback Continuum)