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Unformatted text preview: The Bible 15/01/2008 10:02:00 The reason: medieval thought represents a dual imperative, Greek philosophy and religion Is the truth of revealed religion compatible with revealed religion It is important to understand how future readers (Christians) viewed the bible, one of their critical texts Two components: old and new testaments and their differences New testament seen as the completion of the old testament Found to be fulfillments of the Old Testament Very contestable as to who John: in the beginning was the word, Logos (reason) Greek audience Mark: earliest, very cryptic (Pilate: are you the son of God, so you say) Bible (biblion, books) Both books are anthologies which cover wide range of topics Book books provide ideas that greatly conflict with each other Provides a problem to create a unified Catholic philosophy in the middle ages These conflict narratives is the reason you can justify any ideology that you want There is one particular theme: What is the relationship between god and humanity?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course MUAR 395 taught by Professor Michaelethan during the Spring '08 term at McGill.
- Spring '08