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The language and logic of the Bible : the earlier Middle Ages

Author: G R Evans
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1984.
Series: The Language and logic of the Bible.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: G R Evans
ISBN: 0521263719 9780521263719 0521423937 9780521423939
OCLC Number: 10456759
Description: xix, 199 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The Fathers on the Bible's language --
Lectio, disputatio, predicatio --
The background --
The monastic way --
Rupert of Deutz and 'holy reading' --
Anselm of Canterbury: a new look at the Bible's language --
Bible study in the schools --
The academic way --
Introducing the Bible --
The use of the artes --
A standard commentary: the Glossa Ordinaria --
Lectio: surface and depths --
Words and things and numbers --
Words and things --
Numbers --
The historical sense and history --
Exegesis and the theory of signification --
The theory of signification --
Imposition --
Dictionaries --
Grammar and practical criticism --
Joint meanings: consignification --
More meaning than appears: implicitness in words --
Implicit propositions --
No meaning on their own --
Transference of meaning --
Similitudes and analogies --
Figures of speech --
The four senses --
Disputatio --
Contradictory authorities --
A new approach to resolving contradictions.
Series Title: The Language and logic of the Bible.
Responsibility: G.R. Evans.
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