In this new translation of Bonaventure’s Breviloquium, Dominic Monti brings to the English speaking world – for the first time – one of the most brilliant yet. St. Bonaventure’s Breviloquium is a very concise handbook (hence the name) summarizing many of the most important concepts of medieval theology written for. This is Bonaventure’s comprehensive presentation of Christian doctrine in a form suitable for instructional purposes. It can be used by anyone with an interest in.

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Bonaventure is interested, not in the distinction between theology and philosophy, hut in the love of God, revealed in the Scriptures, accessible through reason, hut also communicated directly to loving souls through the channels of mystical grace. breviloquikm

Exploring the Person and Work of Christ. Please try again later. In this new translation of Bonaventure’s Breviloquium, Dominic Monti brings to the English speaking world – for the first time – one of the most brilliant yet neglected works of the Seraphic Doctor.

Bonaventuraconsist of a Commentary on the Sentences of Lombardin four volumes, and eight other volumes, including a Commentary on the Gospel of St Luke and a number of smaller works; the most famous of which are The Mind’s Road to God Itinerarium mentis in Deuman outline of his theology or Brief Reading BreviloquiumReduction of the Arts to Theology De reductione artium ad theologiamand Soliloquy on the Four Spiritual Exercises Soliloquium de quatuor mentalibus exercitiisThe Tree of Life Lignum vitaeand The Triple Way De Triplici viathe latter three written for the spiritual direction of his fellow Franciscans.


He holds a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy from St.

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These [prophetical] breviloquiuum are thus in a way a recalling of the whole body of moral and doctrinal precepts. Wer ist der Autor von De reductione?

Scripture, then, deals with the breviloqkium universe, the high and the low, the first and the last, and all things in between. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. But though the method may seem rbeviloquium the exposition often rises to poetical and lyrical heights that make the “Breviloquium” rather a sustained canticle of praise than a manual of theology.

A Companion to Bonaventure. So, through the instrumentality of this faith, we are given the knowledge of Scripture in the measure of the blessed Trinity’s outpouring, as the apostle clearly intimates in the first part of the passage with which we began. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly.

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The bonaenture deals in a literal way with the forms of being in the world, through which it points to our individual restoration, as appears in the accounts of the world’s creation.

Rather, being the highest knowledge and the highest teaching, it resolves everything in God as the first and supreme Principle.

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And because the authority of one who is liable to deceive or to be deceived is not absolute, and there is none who can neither be deceived nor deceive but God and the Holy Spirit, therefore Scripture, to be perfectly authoritative, as it must be, was handed down, not through human research, but breviloqium divine revelation. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.



Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Jacob Andrews rated it it was amazing Apr 22, To him, the purely intellectual element, though never absent, is of inferior interest when compared with the living power of the affections or the heart.

Gnome Books rated it it was amazing Sep 28, There are five books in the first group, ten in the second, bteviloquium in the third, and six in the fourth: In a way that is not true of Aquinas or Albert or Scotus, Bonaventure does not survive well the transition from his time to ours. Through Him, the grace of unction runs down brevilquium the supreme Head, God, not only upon the beard, but even to the skirt of His garment: Luke rated it it was amazing Jul 02, II, Chapter 5, “St.

It is, in a sense, an intelligible cross 41 in which the whole organism of the universe is described and made to be seen in the light of the mind.