Knowing the Unknowable God: Ibn-Sina, Maimonides, Aquinas

University of Notre Dame Pess
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In Knowing the Unknowable God, David Burrell traces the intellectual intermingling of Muslim, Jewish, and Christian traditions that made possible the medieval synthesis that served as the basis for Western theology. He shows how Aquinas's study of the Muslim philosopher Ibn-Sina and the Jewish thinker Moses Maimonides affected the disciplined use of language when speaking of divinity and influenced his doctrine of God.
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David B. Burrell, C.S.C., is currently Theodore Hesburgh Professor in Philosophy and Theology at the University of Notre Dame. He is the author of Friendship and Ways to Truth and Freedom and Creation in Three Traditions, also published by the University of Notre Dame Press.

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University of Notre Dame Pess
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Published on
Jan 31, 1992
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Pages
136
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ISBN
9780268158996
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Language
English
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Genres
Philosophy / Religious
Religion / Comparative Religion
Religion / Theology
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