Christian Humanism: Essays in Honour of Arjo Vanderjagt

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A. Alasdair A. MacDonald, Zweder R. W. M. von Martels, Jan Riepke Veenstra
BRILL, 2009 - History - 494 pages
It is a misconception that Christianity and Humanism are in any way in conflict with each other. The present book shows that through many centuries, and especially in the Renaissance, the two stood in a relation that was mutually complementary. The contributions in this volume treat aspects and manifestations of this cultural symbiosis, and they throw new light on authors and texts both more and less familiar. The subject-areas discussed include: religion, history, philosophy, literature and education. The age of Renaissance and Reformation is the central focus, but earlier and later periods are also featured. The contributions comprise a Festschrift for Professor Arjo Vanderjagt, whose work deals centrally with both Christianity and Humanism. Contributors are Fokke Akkerman, Istv n P. Bejczy, Alexander Broadie, Chris-toph Burger, Marcia L. Colish, Albrecht Diem, Stephen Gersh, Berndt Hamm, Volker Honemann, Adrie van der Laan, Alasdair A. MacDonald, Peter Mack, Zweder von Martels, Matthieu van der Meer, Hans Mooij, Simone Mooij-Valk, Just Niemeijer, John North, Willemien Otten, Jan Papy, Detlev P tzold, Rob Pauls, Marc van der Poel, Burcht Pranger, Peter Raedts, Han van Ruler, Rudolf Suntrup, Jan R. Veenstra, and Ronald Witt.
 

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Contents

Coluccio Salutati in the Footsteps of the Ancients RON WITT
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Heinrich Bebel Johannes Casselius und Leonhard Clemens verfassen Offizien zu den Festen des heiligen Hieronymus und der heiligen Anna VOLKE...
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der Zusammenhang von Verdiesseitigung und Religiosität in der Gedächtnispflege der Humanisten BERNDT HAMM
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a Case for Theology as a Humanist Discipline WILLEMIEN OTTEN
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John of Wales Breviloquium de virtutibus ALBRECHT DIEM
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the Medieval Unease with a Stoic Idea ISTVÁN P BEJCZY
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Some Applications of an Ancient Ideal ALASDAIR A MACDONALD
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The First Christian Defender of Stoic Virtue? Justus Lipsius and Ciceros Paradoxa stoicorum JAN PAPY
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Types of Inconsistency in the Astrology of Ficino and Others JOHN NORTH134
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The Metaphysical Unity of Music Motion and Time in Augustines De musica STEPHEN GERSH
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Nicholas of Cusas View of Time and Eternity MATTHIEU VAN DER MEER
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Humanism and Scholarly Debate MARC VAN DER POEL
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Humanism and Hermeticism in the De magia naturali JAN R VEENSTRA
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Dutch Humanists and the Medieval Past PETER RAEDTS
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Höhere Bildung im 17 Jahrhundert Die Schola Carolina in Osnabrück auf dem Weg vom Humanistischen Gymnasium zur Jesuitenuniversität RUDOL...
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Ubbo Emmius the Eternal edict and the Academy of Groningen ZWEDER VON MARTELS
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Coornhert on Virtue and Nobility HANS AND SIMONE MOOIJVALK
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The De veritate fidei christianae of Juan Luis Vives MARCIA L COLISH
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Montaigne and Christian Humanism PETER MACK
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Humanism and Religion in the Works of Spinoza FOKKE AKKERMAN
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Erasmus of Rotterdam and Late Medieval Theologians on the Doctrine of Grace CHRISTOPH BURGER
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The philosophia Christi its Echoes and its Repercussions on Virtue and Nobility HAN VAN RULER
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Pretending and Understanding Selfhood in Descartes and Fichte DETLEV PÄTZOLD
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Introduction Text and Translation ALEXANDER BROADIE
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Rudolph Agricolas Address to Innocent VIII ADRIE VAN DER LAAN
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Solitude and the Inaccessible Light in the Sermons of Isaac of Stella JUST NIEMEIJER
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Anselm Calvin and the Absent Bible BURCHT PRANGER
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The Theology of Melanchthons Loci communes of 1521 ROB PAULS
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INDEX
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Alasdair A. MacDonald, Ph.D. (1978), University of Edinburgh, is Professor of English Language and Literature of the Middle Ages, University of Groningen. He has published widely on the literary culture of Scotland in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.
Zweder von Martels, Ph.D. (1989), University of Groningen, is Lecturer in Classics at the University of Groningen. He has published on Travel Literature, Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini, and Humanist Scholarship.
Jan R. Veenstra, Ph.D. (1997), Faculty of Philosophy, University of Groningen, is currently Lecturer in English at the University of Groningen. He has published in the areas of Literature, and Intellectual History.

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