Amor Dei in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries.

Amor Dei, ""love of God"" raises three questions: How do we know God is love? How do we experience love of God? How free are we to love God? This book presents three kinds of love, worldly, spiritual, and divine to understand God's love. The work begins with Augustine's...

Full description

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Bellusci, David C.
Other Authors: Ehland, Christoph.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Amsterdam : Editions Rodopi, 2013.
Series:Value inquiry book series.
Subjects:
Online Access:CONNECT
Description
Summary:Amor Dei, ""love of God"" raises three questions: How do we know God is love? How do we experience love of God? How free are we to love God? This book presents three kinds of love, worldly, spiritual, and divine to understand God's love. The work begins with Augustine's Confessions highlighting his Manichean and Neoplatonic periods before his conversion to Christianity. Augustine's confrontation with Pelagius anticipates the unresolved disputes concerning God's love and free will. In the sixteenth-century the Italian humanist, Gasparo Contarini introduces the notion of ""divine amplitude"" to.
Physical Description:1 online resource (175 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9789401209458
9401209456
1299879330
9781299879331