[Milton-L] De Doctrina Christiana
michael.bryson at csun.edu
Fri Jan 9 16:10:18 EST 2009
Well, since you bring up Erasmus, I'll mention
Luther (though he is certainly not before the
Reformation). Luther certainly made such a
distinction when (in The Babylonian Captivity of the
Church) he referred to the figure we now call
Pseudo-Dionysius as "more of a Platonist than a
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Date: Fri, 9 Jan 2009 15:49:26 -0500
From: "James Rovira" <jamesrovira at gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [Milton-L] De Doctrina Christiana
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You're going very far back with that distinction,
Peter -- end of the second century. What would
Dante or Erasmus think?
On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 3:40 PM, Peter C. Herman
<herman2 at mail.sdsu.edu> wrote:
Wasn't it Tertullian who famously asked: "What
does Athens have to
do with Jerusalem?"
Clearly, some people most certainly
distinguished between the two.
Peter C. Herman
At 12:34 PM 1/9/2009, you wrote:
Can you really distinguish
between "classical" and "Christian" in most
Christian thinking prior to the Reformation?
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