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The Metaphysics of the Incarnation: Thomas Aquinas to Duns Scotus

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The period from Thomas Aquinas to Duns Scotus is one of the richest in the history of Christian theology. Cross aims to provide a thorough examination of the doctrine in this era, making explicit its philosophical and theological foundations.

About the Author

Richard Cross is Tutorial Fellow in Theology, Oriel College, and University Lecturer in Theology, University of Oxford.

Table of Contents

Introduction. The philosophical problem: substance and nature

1. Part I. Models for the hypostatic union The historical and philosophical background

2. The concrete whole-concrete part model: pro et contra

3. The substance-accident model: (1) Franciscans from Bonaventure to William of Ware

4. The substance-accident model: (2) Giles of Rome and his opponents

5. The substance-accident model: (3) Duns Scotus

Excursus 1 Consequences of the Union

6. Part II. Trinitarian Issues Some points of Christological consensus

7. The ratio terminandi: essence or personal property?

8. Part III. The communication of properties Christological predication

9. Relations and intrinsic properties

10. Christ's human activity: agency and predication

Excursus 2 Counting persons and natures

11. Part IV. Theories of subsistence The historical background

12. Esse theories of subsistence

13. Relation theories of subsistence

14. Negation theories of subsistence: (1) The thirteenth century

15. Negation theories of subsistence: (2) Duns Scotus

Conclusion A programme for Christology

Product Details

ISBN:
9780199281084
Subtitle:
Thomas Aquinas to Duns Scotus
Author:
Cross, Richard
Author:
null, Richard
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Theology | Philosophy of Religion
Subject:
Metaphysics
Subject:
Religion and Theology | Philosophy of Religion
Subject:
Religion & Theology | Philosophy of Religion
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Philosophy General
Publication Date:
20050526
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
53 color, 87 b/w illus.
Pages:
388
Dimensions:
6.1 x 9.1 x 0.8 in 1.3 lb

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