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Anselm at the point of mystery

I realise I’m a week late for Trinity Sunday, but I read this in St Anselm’s Monologion last night, and I thought I’d share it here. 206 more words

Christianity

The Unchangeable God and His Changeable Creation, by Cameron Daly

One point of St. Augustine’s I’d like to highlight is the changeability of all creatures—that is, of all things created by God—spiritual and corporeal alike. 1 It’s interesting and relevant for me in particular as it ties in with something I was discussing with my mom recently: the seeming eternal unchangeability of heaven and of people after they’ve died. 448 more words

God

Book Review #2: Saint Thomas Aquinas

  1. McInerny, Ralph, ed. 1998. Thomas Aquinas: Selected Writings. New York: Penguin Classics.
  2. Pegis, Anton C., ed. 1948. Introduction to St. Thomas Aquinas. New York: Random House.
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Books

Philosophy Forum 12/01/2017 -Avicenna's Theory of Supposition: Allan Back

Dear All

next week the forum will use this paper to pursue the notion of Avicenna’s ‘triplex status naturae’ as raised in the paper on haecceity. 11 more words

Medieval Philosophy

The Trinity and the Hidden Godhead?

This is our last week of reading the works of Meister Eckhart, and we have finally come to the sermon that contains one of the most interesting statements from Eckhart concerning his beliefs about the Godhead or the God beyond God. 741 more words

Scripture And Spirituality

Some Thoughts on Detachment, Love, and Divine Impassibility in Eckhart.

I have been continuing my studies of the writings of Meister Eckhart this week, and I find his doctrine/philosophy concerning perfect detachment to be especially interesting as it relates both to God’s impassibility and its superiority to love. 516 more words

Scripture And Spirituality