Life of the Servant (Classics of Mysticism)

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Ivo of Chartres”). the text book in the newly developing universities. Because it was created by God and was sustained every moment by his intervening support, the universe was viewed as non-eternal (created in time), non-necessary (contingent upon God), and non-absolute. The contextual criteria for making such an assessment include sources and influences (the dimension of the past, whether the philosopher's ideas grew out of the collective experience of the Jewish people), the intended audience or the philosopher's motivation (the dimension of the present, whether the philosopher is attempting to address Jewish concerns, or whether Jewish concerns motivate the philosophizing), and impact (the dimension of the future, whether the philosopher's ideas had an impact on subsequent Jewish thought) – questions for which there may not always be a clear and unequivocal answer, especially for recent philosophers whose impact cannot yet be gauged.

Pages: 150

Publisher: James Clarke & Co (April 1, 1990)

ISBN: 0227678621

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