this issue
previous article in this issuenext article in this issue

Preview first page
Document Details :

Title: Heinrich Seuse, Thomas von Aquin und die Summa theologiae Deutsch
Author(s): RETUCCI, Fiorella
Journal: Recherches de Théologie et Philosophie Médiévales
Volume: 77    Issue: 2   Date: 2010   
Pages: 283-297
DOI: 10.2143/RTPM.77.2.2062479

Abstract :
Preserved in just one fourteenth-century manuscript, the Middle-High German translation of Thomas Aquinas’ Summa theologiae has until now been considered a text of very poor quality that had no circulation in the Middle Ages. This study offers evidence of a first, important example of the reception of this text: the Little Book of the Truth, in which the author, the German Dominican Henry Suso, uses verbatim quotations from the Middle-High German Summa theologiae in defending Eckhart’s thought against the papal condemnation.

Download article