By Martin Lenz, Isabel Iribarren
The character and homes of angels occupied a well-liked position in medieval philosophical inquiry. Creatures of 2 worlds, angels supplied excellent floor for exploring the character of God and his production, being perceived as 'models' in accordance with which a complete diversity of questions have been outlined, from cosmological order, stream and position, to individuation, cognition, volition, and modes of language. This number of essays is an important scholarly contribution to angelology, focused at the functionality and value of angels in medieval hypothesis and its historical past. The unifying topic is that of the position of angels in philosophical inquiry, the place every one contribution represents a case learn within which the angelic version is noticeable to encourage advancements in particular components and classes of medieval philosophical inspiration.
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But more fundamental to Bonaventure’s visions is his sense of history,14 his sense that hierarchies have been 14 On this see J. Ratzinger, Die Geschichtstheologie des heiligen Bonaventura (MunichZurich: Schnell and Steiner, 1959); English trans. by Z. Hayes, The Theology of History in St. Bonaventure (Chicago, 1971). 28 ANGELS IN MEDIEVAL PHILOSOPHICAL INQUIRY built up in a successional way which allows him to claim for some of the most recent achievements, most notably those of the friars, the attainment of the highest stages of perfection.
Kapriev and A. Speer (eds), Die DionysiusRezeption im Mittelalter, Rencontres de philosophie médiévale, 9 (Brepols, 2000), pp. 159–75. ’ A small collection of deﬁnitions which circulated in the late twelfth century and which may have been composed by Alan of Lille, helped to disseminate the notion of hierarchy and also of theophany which means the manifestation or the apparition of divinity. 8 The collection was surely the harbinger of an explosion of interest in hierarchical patterns of thought.
But on p. 909 William restores the Gregorian arrangement, placing Principalities in the second hierarchy. On p. 909 William notes that ‘modern theologians’ ascribe to Virtues the work of performing divine miracles; Alan was among their number. Source: De universo (written between 1231 and 1236), in Guilelmi Alverni episcopi Parisiensis … Opera omnia (Venice, 1591), II, ii, c. 112–120, pp. 907–14; II, iii, c. 10, p. 976. g. virgin birth, incarnation) To announce lesser things 21 22 ANGELS IN MEDIEVAL PHILOSOPHICAL INQUIRY sacraments, virtues and vices.
Angels in Medieval Philosophical Inquiry. Their Function and Significance by Martin Lenz, Isabel Iribarren