Knowing the Unknowable God: Ibn-Sina, Maimonides, Aquinas / Edition 1

Knowing the Unknowable God: Ibn-Sina, Maimonides, Aquinas / Edition 1

by David B. Burrell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0268012261

ISBN-13: 9780268012267

Pub. Date: 01/28/1992

Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press

“This study of Ibn-Sina, Maimonides, and Thomas Aquinas on the structure and significance of language about God reminds us that such ecumenical dialogue was immensely productive in the Middle Ages, and the author’s perspective suggests how richly rewarding the renewal of such conversations might be for current philosophy among Jews, Christians, and

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“This study of Ibn-Sina, Maimonides, and Thomas Aquinas on the structure and significance of language about God reminds us that such ecumenical dialogue was immensely productive in the Middle Ages, and the author’s perspective suggests how richly rewarding the renewal of such conversations might be for current philosophy among Jews, Christians, and Muslims.” —Bernard McGinn, Naomi Shenstone Donnelley Professor of Historical Theology and the History of Christianity, University of Chicago Divinity School

“Historians, philosophers, theologians, and those concerned with interreligious dialogue will all find this book important.” —George Lindbeck, Pitkin Professor Emeritus of Historical Theology and Religious Studies, Yale University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780268012267
Publisher:
University of Notre Dame Press
Publication date:
01/28/1992
Edition description:
1
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.30(d)

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