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Alan of Lille: The Frontiers of Theology in the Later Twelfth Century
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Cambridge Univ Pr
Publication date January 11, 2009
Pages 249
Binding Paperback
Edition 1
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780521094269
ISBN-10 0521094267
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.50 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.80 lbs.
Original list price $44.99
Other format details university press
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Alan of Lille was a notable figure in the second half of the twelfth century as a theologian and as a poet and he has seemed as rich and individual a writer to modern scholars as he did to his own contemporaries. This study examines his work as a whole, in an attempt to set his well-known literary achievement in the context of his theological writings. He was in many ways a pioneer, an experimenter with several of the new genres of his day, an innovator both as a teacher and as an author. He was not an original thinker so much as an eclectic, drawing on a wide range of the sources available to his contemporaries. He shows us what might be done by a lively-minded scholar with the resources of the day, within the schools of late twelfth-century France, to bring theology alive and make it interesting and challenging to his readers.

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About: Alan of Lille was a notable figure in the second half of the twelfth century as a theologian and as a poet and he has seemed as rich and individual a writer to modern scholars as he did to his own contemporaries.
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1 edition from Cambridge Univ Pr (January 11, 2009)
9780521094269 | details & prices | 249 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $44.99
About: Alan of Lille was a notable figure in the second half of the twelfth century as a theologian and as a poet and he has seemed as rich and individual a writer to modern scholars as he did to his own contemporaries.

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