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Published in Toronto .
Written in English


  • Joachim, -- of Fiore, -- ca. 1132-1202.,
  • Christian life -- Catholic authors,
  • History -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History of doctrines -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.,
  • Theology -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Theological anthropology

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Edition Notes

Statementby Bro. James Heft.
The Physical Object
Pagination94 leaves ;
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20228523M
ISBN 100315512989

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Joachim Of Fiore, Fiore also spelled Floris, Italian Gioacchino Da Fiore, (born c. , /35, Celico, Kingdom of Naples [Italy]—died /02, Fiore), Italian mystic, theologian, biblical commentator, philosopher of history, and founder of the monastic order of San Giovanni in Fiore. He developed a philosophy of history according to which history develops in three ages of increasing spirituality: the . In the twelfth century, Joachim of Fiore (c. –) developed a powerful and original theology of history. In the twentieth century, particularly after World War Two, much interest was focused on the influence of his ideas, with the result that large and sometimes exaggerated claims were made for his impact on nineteenth- and twentieth-century thought. JOACHIM OF FLORIS (c. ), so named from the monastery of San Giovanni in Fiore, of which he was abbot, Italian mystic theologian, was born at Celico, near Cosenza, in Calabria. He was of noble birth and was brought up at the court of Duke Roger of Apulia. At an early age he went to . FORMED Book Club Books Videos Kids Theology of History in Bonaventure. X. $ $ (Online IP Book Discount on the subjects. Key to this new theology of time, claims Ratzinger, is Bonaventure's encounter with the prophecy of Joachim of Fiore?prophecy that threatened to tear the Franciscan Order apart.

Joachim of Fiore, "Amen. Come, Lord Jesus" (Apoc. ). The significance of these closing words of the New Testament for later Christian spirituality is the subject of this volume. This book makes available major texts in the Christian apocalyptic literature form the 4th to the 16th centuries. Controversial theology was the speciality of Cardinal Bellarmine (d. ), who defended almost the whole of Catholic theology against the attacks of the Reformers. Other defenders were the Spanish Jesuit Gregory of Valencia (d. ) and his pupils Adam Tanner (d. ) and James Gretser (d. ), who taught in the University of Ingolstadt. Joachim of Flora, or Joachim of Fiore, was an Italian monk, mystic, and biblical exegete who was the principal medieval proponent of apocalypticism or millenarianism (generally, any doctrine, usually based on the Book of Revelation, concerning the end of the temporal world, the Second Advent of Christ, and his thousand year reign). Historical Dictionary of Medieval Philosophy and Theology (Historical Dictionaries of Religions, Philosophies and Movements) | Stephen F. Brown, Juan Carlos Flores | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books.

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