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The theology of Hugh of St. Victor : an interpretation

Author: Boyd Taylor Coolman
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
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"In the context of the early twelfth-century urbanization of Paris, Hugh of St. Victor developed a pioneering program of intellectual and moral practices focused on reforming the soul. Boyd Taylor Coolman identifies the signature theme of spiritual re-formation as the unifying motif to Hugh's theology, and analyzes the symbolic and aesthetic dimensions of re-formation conceived as 'soul-construction', in the manner  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Hugh, of Saint-Victor; Hugh, of Saint-Victor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Boyd Taylor Coolman
ISBN: 9780521886253 0521886252
OCLC Number: 502304216
Description: x, 247 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: a theology of re-formation; Part I. Formation in Wisdom: 1. Creation as formation; 2. Rational creation: formed by wisdom for beauty; 3. Fall as de-formation; Part II. Re-Formation in Wisdom: 4. Christ; 5. Church and sacraments; 6. Scripture; Part III. Practices of Re-Formation: 7. Memory practices; 8. Meditative practices; 9. Moral practices; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
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