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Author Edelheit, Amos, Ph. D.

Title Ficino, Pico and Savonarola [electronic resource] : the evolution of humanist theology 1461/2-1498 / by Amos Edelheit.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008.


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Description x, 503 p.
Series The medieval Mediterranean, 0928-5520 ; v. 78
Medieval Mediterranean ; v. 78.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [469]-483) and index.
Contents Giovanni Caroli, the conduit of the sense of spiritual and political crisis in Florence -- Introduction: Giovanni Caroli and his times -- Liber dierum lucensium : Prooemium and book one -- Liber dierum lucensium, book two -- Liber dierum lucensium, book three -- Humanist theology in practice -- The historical context -- Declamationum liber -- The Turkish danger and its religious connotations -- Classical, biblical, and patristic allusions : the disappearance of the doctors -- The attitude to rhetoric -- Ficino's praedicationes -- Poliziano's sermons -- Rinuccini's sermons -- Nesi's sermons -- Other sermons -- Marsilio Ficino and the conditio religionis : quandiu duram et miserabilem hanc ferrei seculi sortem sustinebimus? -- Some general introductory remarks -- De christiana religione : the "manifesto" of the new humanist theology -- Prisca religio and its divine inspiration : religion as the characteristic of man -- Praeparatio evangelica -- The incarnation as an intervention of the eternal in the temporal -- The teachings of Christ -- The apostles and the propagation of Christianity -- The decline of the Christian world and Ficino's proposals for renewal -- Giovanni Pico della mirandola and his theological method : between Opinio and fides -- The theological crisis -- Quia errare in opinione thomae, non est errare in fide-the dispute in Rome 1486 and the Apiologia -- Pico's attitude to philosophy : between academic skepticism and religious certainty -- The Savonarola affair-the government of God as republican practice -- The Savonarola a'air : a case-study in the history and in the historiography of the Renaissance -- Savonarola : an anti-humanist or a pro-humanist? -- Savonarola and politics -- The notion of reform : the transition from theology to politics -- Spiritual and political vision : the preaching prophet and his slogan.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Ficino, Marsilio, 1433-1499. De Christiana religione.
Pico della Mirandola, Giovanni, 1463-1494. Apologia.
Savonarola, Girolamo, 1452-1498.
Christianity and religious humanism.
Humanism -- Italy -- Florence -- History.
Philosophical anthropology.
Theological anthropology.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9789004166677 (hardback : alk. paper)
900416667X (hardback : alk. paper)

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