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The closing of the Western mind : the rise of faith and the fall of reason, Charles Freeman

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The closing of the Western mind : the rise of faith and the fall of reason
Title
The closing of the Western mind
Title remainder
the rise of faith and the fall of reason
Statement of responsibility
Charles Freeman
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the first alliance of church and state in the fourth century, marked by the Roman emperor Constantine's conversion to Christianity, and how this decision irrevocably compromised the Roman Empire's intellectual tradition of rationalism
Cataloging source
DWT
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1947-
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Freeman, Charles
Dewey number
940.12 F855c 2005
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
CB245
LC item number
.F73 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Civilization, Western
  • Christianity
  • Church and state
  • Church history
  • Church history
  • Civilization, Western
  • Hellenism
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Christentum
  • Auswirkung
  • Politische Kultur
  • Wissenschaftliches Denken
  • Römisches Reich
  • Christianity
  • Church and state
  • Church history
  • Church history
  • Civilization, Western
  • Civilization, Western
  • Hellenism
  • Intellectual life
  • Europe
Label
The closing of the Western mind : the rise of faith and the fall of reason, Charles Freeman
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 405-416) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Thomas Aquinas and "the triumph of faith" -- The quest for certainty -- The quest for virtue -- Changing political contexts: Alexander and the coming of the Hellenistic monarchies -- Absorbing the East, Rome and the integration of Greek culture -- "All nations look to the majesty of Rome" : the Roman Empire at its height -- The empire in crisis, the empire in recovery: political transformations in the third century -- Jesus -- Paul, "the founder of Christianity"? -- "A crowd that lurks in corners, shunning the light": the first Christian communities -- Constantine and the coming of the Christian state -- "But what I wish, that must be canon": emperors and the making of Christian doctrine -- "Enriched by the gifts of matrons" : bishops and society in the fourth century -- Six emperors and a bishop: Ambrose of Milan -- Interlude: Quintus Aurelius Symmachus and the defence of paganism -- The ascetic odyssey -- Eastern Christianity and the emergence of the Byzantine Empire, 395-600 -- The emergence of Catholic Christianity in the West, 395-640 -- "We honour the privilege of silence which is without peril": the death of the Greek empirical tradition -- Thomas Aquinas and the restoration of reason
Edition
1st Vintage Books ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 432 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1029287807
Label
The closing of the Western mind : the rise of faith and the fall of reason, Charles Freeman
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 405-416) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Thomas Aquinas and "the triumph of faith" -- The quest for certainty -- The quest for virtue -- Changing political contexts: Alexander and the coming of the Hellenistic monarchies -- Absorbing the East, Rome and the integration of Greek culture -- "All nations look to the majesty of Rome" : the Roman Empire at its height -- The empire in crisis, the empire in recovery: political transformations in the third century -- Jesus -- Paul, "the founder of Christianity"? -- "A crowd that lurks in corners, shunning the light": the first Christian communities -- Constantine and the coming of the Christian state -- "But what I wish, that must be canon": emperors and the making of Christian doctrine -- "Enriched by the gifts of matrons" : bishops and society in the fourth century -- Six emperors and a bishop: Ambrose of Milan -- Interlude: Quintus Aurelius Symmachus and the defence of paganism -- The ascetic odyssey -- Eastern Christianity and the emergence of the Byzantine Empire, 395-600 -- The emergence of Catholic Christianity in the West, 395-640 -- "We honour the privilege of silence which is without peril": the death of the Greek empirical tradition -- Thomas Aquinas and the restoration of reason
Edition
1st Vintage Books ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 432 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1029287807

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