By Thomas L. Humphries Jr.
Great, take part to a lesser quantity in the same undertaking. They utilized pneumatology to theological anthropology. Thomas L. Humphries, Jr. labels that improvement "ascetic pneumatology," and beings to trace many of the overdue old colleges of considered the Holy Spirit. the second one argument issues the
reception of Augustine within the centuries instantly after his loss of life: assorted humans learn Augustine in a different way. Augustine's theology was once recognized and understood to various levels in numerous areas. Humphries demonstrates major engagements with Augustine's theology because it was once correct to Pelagianism (evidenced in Prosper of Aquitaine), because it used to be appropriate to Gallic Arians (evidenced with the Lérinian theologians), and because it used to be correct to African Arians and likely questions posed
of Nestorianism (evidenced with Fulgentius of Ruspe). rather than trying to rank a number of theologians as larger and worse "Augustinians," Humphries argues that there have been other forms of "Augustinianisms" even within the years instantly after Augustine. The 3rd argument issues Gregory the Great
and his assets. when we see that ascetic pneumatology was once a pressure of suggestion during this period and notice that there are other kinds of Augustinianisms, we will see that Gregory will depend on either Augustine and Cassian. within the ultimate chapters, Humphries argues that Gregory makes use of Cassian's ascetic pneumatology, and this enables Gregory's synthesis of Cassian and Augustine to face in better aid than it has ahead of. The learn starts off with Cassian, ends with Gregory, and is responsive to Augustine
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