James of Viterbo

[Revised entry by Antoine Côté on February 27, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] James of Viterbo (c. 1255 - 1308) is one of a number of highly significant theologians who were active in the last
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[Revised entry by Antoine Côté on February 27, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] James of Viterbo (c. 1255 - 1308) is one of a number of highly significant theologians who were active in the last quarter of the thirteenth century, alongside Godfrey of Fontaines, Henry of Ghent and Giles of Rome, three authors whose views he constantly discusses and with whom he often disagrees. Though decidedly influenced by the work and outlook of St. Augustine, James was very much an independent thinker, whose originality was fuelled by his attentive reading of the...

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