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BoethiusThe Consolations of Music, Logic, Theology, and Philosophy

Boethius: The Consolations of Music, Logic, Theology, and Philosophy

Henry Chadwick

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198265498
eISBN:
9780191682896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265498.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Philosophy of Religion

The Consolations of Philosophy by Boethius, whose English translators include King Alfred, Geoffrey Chaucer, and Queen Elizabeth I, ranks among the most remarkable books to be written by a prisoner ... More

Maximus the ConfessorJesus Christ and the Transfiguration of the World

Maximus the Confessor: Jesus Christ and the Transfiguration of the World

Paul M. Blowers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199673940
eISBN:
9780191815829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673940.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Philosophy of Religion

This book contextualizes the achievement of a strategically crucial figure in Byzantium’s turbulent seventh century, the monk and theologian Maximus the Confessor (580–662). Building on newer ... More

Origen and the Life of the StarsA History of an Idea

Origen and the Life of the Stars: A History of an Idea

Alan Scott

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263616
eISBN:
9780191682612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263616.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Philosophy of Religion

It was widely assumed by intellectuals from antiquity to the Middle Ages that the beauty and regularity of the heavens was a sign of their superior life. Through this belief the stars gained an ... More

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