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Scholasticism - Evolution
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Part of Scholasticism:

1. Nature and Approaches

2. Evolution

A. Pre-Scholasticism

Pre-scholasticism is the term used to describe the theology and philosophy of the 7th to the 11th century, to distinguish it from the preceding patristic theology (see Patrology II, III) and the subsequent period of early scholasticism. A number of spiritual trends are combined, of which the common element may be said to be the effort to…

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Zoltan Alszeghy, Richard Heinzmann, Elisabeth Gössmann, Reinhold Weier and Otto Muck, “Scholasticism - Evolution”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 23 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2016

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