Summa (Quaestiones ordinariae) art. LVI - LIX

Henry of Ghent, edited by Gordon Wilson, Girard Etzkorn, and Bernd Goehring, and assisted by Linda N. Etzkorn

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Critical edition of articles 56–59 of Henry’s Summa on the properties of Father and Son

Articles 56–59 of Henry of Ghent’s Summa is devoted to the trinitarian properties. Henry was the most important Christian theological thinker in the last quarter of the 13th century and his works were influential not only in his lifetime, but also in the following century and into the Renaissance.

Henry’s Quaestiones ordinariae (Summa), articles 56–59 deal with the trinitarian properties and relations, topics of Henry’s lectures at the university in Paris. In these articles, dated around 1286, Henry treats generation, a property unique to the Father, and being generated, a property unique to the Son.

The university in Paris distributed articles 56–59 by means of two successive exemplars divided into peciae. Manuscripts copied from each have survived and the text of the critical edition has been established based upon the reconstructed texts of these two exemplars.

This publication is GPRC-labeled (Guaranteed Peer-Reviewed Content).

Format: Text edition - ebook

400 pages

ISBN: 9789461663931

Publication: June 15, 2021

Series: Ancient and Medieval Philosophy - Series 2: Henrici de Gandavo Opera Omnia

Languages: English | Latin

Bernd Goehring is a member of the Scotistic Commission of America, centered at the Medieval Institute, University of Notre Dame.
Girard J. Etzkorn is professor emeritus at St. Bonaventure University.
Gordon A. Wilson is professor emeritus at the University of North Carolina at Asheville. He is also a visiting professor at the De Wulf-Mansion Centre of the Institute of Philosophy of KU Leuven.