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Robert Holcot

Author: John Thomas Slotemaker
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Series: Great medieval thinkers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an introduction the thought of Robert Holcot, a Dominican friar who flourished in the 1330's. Although Holcot produced a diverse and influential body of work-including scholastic treatises,  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Slotemaker, John Thomas.
Robert Holcot.
New York City : Oxford University Press, 2016
(DLC) 2016028228
Named Person: Robertus Holkot; Robertus Holkot
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Thomas Slotemaker
ISBN: 9780199391240 0199391246 9780199391257 0199391254
OCLC Number: 945231186
Description: xxii, 359 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: The Life of Robert Holcot --
The Writings of Robert Holcot --
A Life in Three Stages: A Friar's Life --
The Structure and Argument of the Book --
1. Covenantal Theology --
Introduction --
God's Covenant and the Ages of History --
Holcot's Obligational Theology and the Ars Obligatoria --
The Divine Covenant --
The Two Powers --
Conclusion --
2. On Faith --
Introduction --
Merit and Divine Acceptatio --
Faith and Cognitive Assent --
Conclusion --
3. Human Knowledge and the Divine Nature --
Introduction --
Human Reason and the Existence of God --
The Triune God --
Conclusion --
4. God, Creation, and the Future --
Introduction --
Future Contingents and Divine Foreknowledge --
Revelation and Divine Deception --
Conclusion --
5. The Sacraments: Baptism, Confession, and the Eucharist --
Introduction --
Baptism --
Confession and Penance --
Eucharist --
Conclusion --
6. The Biblical Commentary Tradition --
Introduction --
The Biblical Commentaries --
The Historical Context and Holcot's Sources --
Conclusion --
7. The Twelve Prophets --
Introduction --
Holcot's Exegesis --
The Pictures in Holcot's Commentary on Nahum --
The Development of the Picture Technique --
Conclusion --
8. The Book of Wisdom --
Introduction --
The Nature and Style of Holcot's Commentary on the Book of Wisdom --
The Prologue --
Holcot's Book of Wisdom in Outline --
Conclusion --
9. Holcot's Political Philosophy --
Introduction --
The Goal of Life --
The State of Innocence and the State of Nature --
Laws --
Justice and Equity --
Authority --
Family --
Conclusion --
10. Late Medieval Preaching --
Introduction --
The Late Medieval Sermon --
The Artes Praedicandi: Preaching Manuals --
Conclusion --
11. The Moralitates --
Introduction --
Contextualizing the Moralitates --
The Text of the Moralitates --
Reading the Moralitates --
Conclusion --
12. Holcot as Preacher --
Introduction --
Peterhouse 210: A Systematic Overview --
Holcot the Homilist --
Conclusion --
Appendices --
Appendix A Holcot's Commentary on the Sentences --
Appendix B The Quodlibetal Questions --
Appendix C The Wisdom Commentary: Dubitationes --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Primary Sources --
Secondary Sources.
Series Title: Great medieval thinkers.
Responsibility: John T. Slotemaker and Jeffrey C. Witt.

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