Introducing Nicholas of Cusa: A Guide to a Renaissance Man

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780809141395
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication date: 5/28/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 480
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 1.07 (d)

Table of Contents

Editors' introduction
Acknowledgments
Guide to the citation of Cusanus' works
Abbreviations
Pt. I Introduction
Ch. 1 An appreciation 3
Ch. 2 Life and works 25
Pt. II Church and society
Ch. 3 Reform 59
Ch. 4 The church 113
Ch. 5 Political and legal ideas 141
Pt. III Humanism and spirituality
Ch. 6 Renaissance humanism 169
Ch. 7 Mystical theology 205
Ch. 8 Preaching 232
Ch. 9 Interreligious dialogue 270
Pt. IV Philosophy, theology, and science
Ch. 10 Knowledge and the human mind 299
Ch. 11 Christ and the knowledge of God 319
Ch. 12 Sacraments 347
Ch. 13 Mathematics and astronomy 373
Pt. V A guide to research
Ch. 14 Nicholas of Cusa in English 409
Ch. 15 A brief glossary of Cusan terms 458
Societies, sites, museums 465
Index 467
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