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The Emotions of God in the Theology of St. Augustine

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume I : Ancient and Medieval Traditions

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...That absolute immutability and impassibility became solidly established attributes of God in Christian theology is due mostly to the influence of Augustine. Theologians have recently begun to question whether views of God which uphold...

St Augustine’s ‘two cities’ – antidote for modern secular progressivism?

Conservative Moments : Reading Conservative Texts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Thus the things necessary for this mortal life are used by both kinds of men and families alike, but each has its own ... widely different aim in using them. The earthly city, which does not live by faith, seeks an earthly peace...

Representations Part II: Angelic Mediations

Stuart McWilliams

Stuart McWilliams is Lecturer in English at Åbo Akademi University, Finland. His research interests include English literary and intellectual history, medieval studies and the philosophy of history. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Magical Thinking : History, Possibility and the Idea of the Occult

Continuum International Publishing Group, 2012

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...Wer, wenn ich schriee, hörte mich denn aus der Engel Ordnungen? Who, if I cried out, might hear me – among the ranked Angels? Twins? On Saturday 21 January 1893, William Butler Yeats advanced to the degree of Adeptus Minor...

Representations Part I: Demonological Aesthetics

Stuart McWilliams

Stuart McWilliams is Lecturer in English at Åbo Akademi University, Finland. His research interests include English literary and intellectual history, medieval studies and the philosophy of history. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Magical Thinking : History, Possibility and the Idea of the Occult

Continuum International Publishing Group, 2012

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...In order not to believe, my child, you would have to shut your eyes and plug your ears. In order not to see, not to believe. Something in the air One of the most philosophically notable aspects of Augustine...

Augustine and the Rhetoric of Roman Decline

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume I : Ancient and Medieval Traditions

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...An earlier version of this essay was presented at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association. For helpful comments on that occasion, I thank Nadia Urbinati. Thanks go also to Cary Nederman, Scott Huelin and John...

Time

Harry Jansen

Harry Jansen was Associate Professor in the Philosophy of history at the Department of History at the Radboud University in Nijmegen, The Netherlands Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Key Concepts

...Introduction Since antiquity, a host of philosophers have been racking their brains about the question “What is Time?” Various answers arise throughout history. One of the first is the Greek Aristotle (384–322 BCE), who relates time...

Introduction

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume I : Ancient and Medieval Traditions

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...As the first volume of the series, we are going to deal with the beginning of historical writings from ancient times to around the fourteenth century. Yet we are immediately confronted with the question: where should we begin? As explained...