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The closing of the Western mind : the rise of faith and the fall of reason, Charles Freeman

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The closing of the Western mind : the rise of faith and the fall of reason
Title
The closing of the Western mind
Title remainder
the rise of faith and the fall of reason
Statement of responsibility
Charles Freeman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1947-
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Freeman, Charles
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
CB245
LC item number
.F73 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Civilization, Western
  • Christianity
  • Church and state
  • Church history
  • Church history
  • Civilization, Western
  • Hellenism
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Europe
Label
The closing of the Western mind : the rise of faith and the fall of reason, Charles Freeman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [405]-416) and index
Contents
Thomas Aquinas and "the triumph of faith" -- The quest for certainty -- The quest for virtue -- Changing political contexts : Alexander and the coming of the Hellenistic monarchies -- Absorbing the East, Rome and the integration of Greek culture -- "All nations look to the majesty of Rome" : the Roman empire at its height -- The empire in crisis, the empire in recovery : political transformations in the third century -- Jesus -- Paul, "the founder of Christianity"? -- "A crowd that lurks in corners, shunning light" : the first Christian communities -- Constantine and the coming of the Christian state -- "But what I wish, that must be canon" : emperors and the making of Christian doctrine -- "Enriched by the gifts of matrons" : bishops and society in the fourth century -- Six emperors and a bishop : Ambrose of Milan -- Interlude : Quintus Aurelius Symmachus and the defence of paganism -- The ascetic odyssey -- Eastern Christianity and the emergence of the Byzantine Empire, 395-600 -- The emergence of Catholic Christianity in the West, 395-640 -- "We honour the privilege of silence which is without peril" : the death of the Greek empirical tradition -- Thomas Aquinas and the restoration of reason
Control code
51306061
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st American ed
Extent
xxiii, 432 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781400040858
Lccn
2002044821
Other physical details
ill., map
Label
The closing of the Western mind : the rise of faith and the fall of reason, Charles Freeman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [405]-416) and index
Contents
Thomas Aquinas and "the triumph of faith" -- The quest for certainty -- The quest for virtue -- Changing political contexts : Alexander and the coming of the Hellenistic monarchies -- Absorbing the East, Rome and the integration of Greek culture -- "All nations look to the majesty of Rome" : the Roman empire at its height -- The empire in crisis, the empire in recovery : political transformations in the third century -- Jesus -- Paul, "the founder of Christianity"? -- "A crowd that lurks in corners, shunning light" : the first Christian communities -- Constantine and the coming of the Christian state -- "But what I wish, that must be canon" : emperors and the making of Christian doctrine -- "Enriched by the gifts of matrons" : bishops and society in the fourth century -- Six emperors and a bishop : Ambrose of Milan -- Interlude : Quintus Aurelius Symmachus and the defence of paganism -- The ascetic odyssey -- Eastern Christianity and the emergence of the Byzantine Empire, 395-600 -- The emergence of Catholic Christianity in the West, 395-640 -- "We honour the privilege of silence which is without peril" : the death of the Greek empirical tradition -- Thomas Aquinas and the restoration of reason
Control code
51306061
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st American ed
Extent
xxiii, 432 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781400040858
Lccn
2002044821
Other physical details
ill., map

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