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Published by At the Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Neoplatonism

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Edition Notes

StatementProclus ; a revised text with translation, introduction and commentary by E.R. Dodds.
ContributionsDodds, E. R. 1893-
LC ClassificationsPA4400I6 1963
The Physical Object
Paginationxlvi, 348 p. :
Number of Pages348
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14304150M

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The Liber de Causis (Book of Causes) is not a work by Proclus, but a summary of his work the Elements of Theology, likely written by an Arabic interpreter. It was mistakenly thought in the Middle Ages to be a work of Aristotle, but was recognised by Aquinas not to be Ancient philosophy. Jul 18,  · Biblical Theology in the Life of the Church Michael Lawrence. In this accessible book, biblical theology is taken down from the shelves of misunderstanding and neglect and placed in pastors’ hands as the practical, everyday tool it is. Dec 16,  · It’s amazing to me how many book reviews skip this part. In order to appreciate all the other elements of the review, the reader needs to know the book’s structure, the titles of the chapters, and a summary of the book’s argument. The goal is to state the . The Constituent Elements of Human Nature. B. The Origin of the Soul in the Individual. III. Man as the Image of God The Use of the Term “Regeneration” in Theology. C. The Essential Nature of Regeneration. D. Effectual Calling in Relation to External Calling .