Theological Foundations 1st Semester Notes

Theological Foundations 1st Semester Notes - Theologian...

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Theologian Presentations 03/11/2009 16:45:00 What major movement did Jonathan Edwards greatly influence through his ministry? - The First Great Awakening What is the name of Jonathan Edward’s most famous sermon? -“Sinners in the Hands of Angry God” Rene Descartes was known as the “Father of… Modern Philosophy or Analytical Geometry What does “Cogito ergo sum” mean? I think, therefore I am What religious order did Teresa of Avila start? -Discalced Carmelites What was the topic of Teresa’s writings? -Her mystical experiences What were Francis Xavier’s two native languages? Basque and Romance Francis Xavier was also known as… The “apostle of the Indies”
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Who in St. Gregory’s family were saints? Mother and two aunts What type of Church hymn is named after St. Gregory? Gregorian Chant What was Julian of Norwich known as? An Anchoress Christ explained Creation to Julian in the form of what? A Hazelnut
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The Middle Ages 03/11/2009 16:45:00 The Middle Ages Early Church: The Who? The What? o Patristic Era They ask about who he is and what he is? Chalcedon (412CE) answers these questions What kind of nature of Christ? And the Holy Spirits  relationship to God Middle Ages: The How? And Why? o Scholastic Period How is it possible for someone to be God and Man? Why is it  necessary in the Church and our beliefs? Medieval Developments Universities o Originally attached to cathedrals (Paris,  Rome) Church Structure and Order o Papal Power The Pope is considered a King.  (Empire Power) Christianity was declared the official  religion of the Empire. Muslim Invasions: In East o Brought documents and scholars to the  West (Translated Greek to Latin) o Reintroduced Aristotle because of the  language barrier The Philosopher: Aristotle o Bonaventure and Thomas Aquinas
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Thomas Aquinas refers to him as  “the philosopher” Bonaventure was the 1 st  to bring  together the two writings of the early  church. Made them believe that  Aristotle’s way of thinking fit  with the Church. Synthesizers of Aristotle’s Philosophy o Applied Philosophy and Christianity Patristic: the “fathers” of the early church Intuitional and mystical o Mystery of the Church Inclined towards Platonism o Ideas and Thoughts (From the last of the Apostles up until Augustine) Platonic Scholasticism: Based  on Rationalism o Led by Reason and Science Started from the discussions of the dialecticians (Studying the works of the “Father”)
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