Sentences | Critical Essay by Stephen F. Brown

This literature criticism consists of approximately 8 pages of analysis & critique of Sentences.
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Critical Essay by Stephen F. Brown

SOURCE: Brown, Stephen F. “Peter of Candia's Sermons in Praise of Peter Lombard.” In Studies Honoring Ignatius Charles Brady, Friar Minor, edited by Romano Stephen Almagno and Conrad L. Harkins, pp. 141-76. St. Bonaventure, N.Y.: The Franciscan Institute, 1976.

In the following excerpt, Brown analyzes Peter of Candia's sermons extolling Lombard as an appropriate personal model for theologians—one who points beyond himself to Christ.

The mid-fourteenth century statutes at the University of Paris demanded that every graduate student in the faculty of theology offer a solemn introduction to their commentaries on each book of Peter Lombard's Sentences.1 These solemn introduction or principia, if the Bologna pattern can serve as a model, were made up of a collatio or sermon in praise of theology or the Sentences of Lombard, a disputatio or theological...

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