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The philosopher and theology.

Author: Etienne Gilson
Publisher: New York, Random House [1962]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The subject of this book is the long adventure of a young Frenchman brought up in the Catholic faith who was indebted to the Church for his entire enducation and to the University of Paris for his phiosophical training, who found himself confronted by Clio with the task of discovering the precise nature of theology, and who, after devoting many years of his life to the discussion of this problem, found the answer  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gilson, Etienne, 1884-1978.
Philosopher and theology.
New York, Random House [1962]
(OCoLC)644464937
Named Person: Etienne Gilson; Etienne Gilson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Etienne Gilson
OCLC Number: 1040815
Notes: Autobiographical.
Description: 236 pages 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Theological infancy --
The world of secular learning --
Confusion in the city --
Theology lost --
Theology regained --
The Bergson affair --
Wisdom takes a holiday --
The uninvited handmaid --
Christian philosophy --
On being a Thomist --
The future of Christian philosophy.
Responsibility: Translated from the French by Cecile Gilson.

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"The subject of this book is the long adventure of a young Frenchman brought up in the Catholic faith who was indebted to the Church for his entire enducation and to the University of Paris for his phiosophical training, who found himself confronted by Clio with the task of discovering the precise nature of theology, and who, after devoting many years of his life to the discussion of this problem, found the answer too late to put it to use." [Preface].

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