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    • Duns Scotus and Medieval Christianity

    • By: Ralph McInerny
    • Narrated by: Lynn Redgrave
    • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Roman Empire became Christian in 323 AD; about two centuries later, the rest of Europe began to convert. Medieval culture blurred the line between the sacred and the secular. While political and religious hierarchies vied for influence, liberal arts education claimed to seek sacred truths through secular means. But when Aristotle's works were first translated from Arabic, there began a conflict between reason and faith. Franciscan John Duns Scotus was one philosopher who tried to bridge this gap.

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