Image, Word and God in the Early Christian Centuries

Image, Word and God in the Early Christian Centuries

eBook - 2013
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This book investigates the concept of logos in pagan, Jewish and Christian thought, with a view to elucidating the polyphonic functions which the word acquired when used in theological discourse. Edwards presents a survey of theological applications of the term Logos in Greek, Jewish and Christian thought from Plato to Augustine and Proclus. Bringing together materials which are rarely synthesized in modern study, this book shows how Greek and biblical thought part company in their appraisal of the capacity of reason to grasp the nature of God, and how in consequence verbal revelation plays a.
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2013
ISBN: 9781283805148
1283805146
9781409473527
140947352X
9781409406464
1409406466
Characteristics: 1 online resource (220 pages)

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