By Denis R. Janz
A cautious research of Luther’s notion within the context of his age, this quantity examines Luther’s hyperlinks with later medieval Thomism. The examine is equipped at the subject matter of theological anthropology—the kingdom of people inside a theological procedure. throughout the dialogue, Janz reports parallels and divergences among the idea of Luther and the concept of Thomas Aquinas, Peter Lombard, John Capreolus, Henry of Gorkum, Conrad Koellin, Karlstadt, and Cajetan. Janz means that at a few an important issues past due medieval Thomist instructing misrepresents the educating of Thomas Aquinas. This, compounding Luther’s loss of direct wisdom of Thomas, is helping to give an explanation for Luther’s competition not just to his personal nominalist academics yet to the scholastics mostly.
scholars of overdue medieval and Reformation theology will locate the wealth of basic quotation and the unique readings of the resources useful publications to the problems. scholars of faith drawn to modern difficulties in theological anthropology, within the normal potential of humanity for strong and evil, for instance, will locate the ancient Christian standpoint of significant curiosity.
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Luther and Late Medieval Thomism: A Study in Theological Anthropology by Denis R. Janz