Infiniti contemplatio: Grundzuge der Scotus- und Scotismusrezeption im Werk Huldrych Zwinglis

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Infiniti contemplatio provides the first thorough inquiry of Zwingli’s roots in late medieval, particularly Franciscan, thought - based on an extensive editorial appendix presenting annotations of Zwingli to Duns Scotus, Stephanus Brulefer, the Theologia Damasceni and extracts of Konrad Summenhart and John Eck.
After a survey of previous research (part I), the evolution of the Scotistic ideas of actual infinity and formal distinction is traced from high scholasticism via Duns, Mayronis, Ockham, Brulefer, Mair and others up to about 1510 (part II), leading to Zwingli’s reception, manifest from 1525 onward and contributing to Reformed confessionalization (part III).
A key for Zwingli’s adaption of scholasticism proves to be a distinctly dual, but partially convergent reception of Scotus in Scotism and Ockhamism - and hence the two wings of early Reformation.

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'Bolliger’s book is both an important instance of such study, and an exemplary case of the required methodology.'
Richard Cross, Journal of Ecclesiastical History, 2003.
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Meet the Author

Daniel Bolliger, Dr. theol., is Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter of the Institut für Schweizerische Reformationsgeschichte at the University of Zurich.
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Table of Contents

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I. “Via antiqua—Via moderna”—Geschichte eines historiographischen Schemas
II. Scholastikrezeption als gegenstand der Zwingliforschung

III. Intensive Unendlichkeit Gottes
IV. Die Einheit des unendlichen Gottes im Lichte seiner formalen Nichtidentitäten

V. Rezeptionsgeschichte
VI. Zwinglis infiniti contemplatio
VII. Zwingli als ‘formaliçans’
VIII. Die scotistische Creator–Creatura-Differenz im praktisch-ethischen Denken Zwinglis
IX. Historiographischer Ertrag und forschungsstrategische Relevanz

Ausführliches Verzeichnis zur Edition (Anhang 1–Anhang 5)
Abbildungen 1–4
Anhang I. Huldrych Zwingli: Annotationen zur Bagnacavallo-Ausgabe der scotischen Ordinatio in Auszügen
Anhang II. Stephan Brulefer: Schriften in Auszügen einschliesslich der Annotationen Huldrych Zwinglis
Anhang III. Konrad Summenhart: Septipertitum opus de contractibus, Tract. I, qq. 9 u. 10 in Auszügen
Anhang IV. Johannes Eck: Chrysopassus Praedestinationis, Fünfte Zenturie in Auszügen einschliesslich der Annotationen Huldrych Zwinglis
Anhang V. ‘Theologia Damasceni’ in Auszügen einschliesslich der Annotationen Huldrych Zwinglis
Anhang VI. Nachtrag zur transepochalen Kontinuität des franziskanischen Infinitismus

1. Nachschlagewerke und Allgemeines
2. Quellen
3. Literatur
Moderne Autoren

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