By Stanley M. Burgess
follow The Holy Spirit: Medieval Roman Catholic and Reformation Traditions (Sixth-Sixteenth Centuries)
is the 3rd in a sequence of 3 volumes dedicated to the background of Christian pneumatology.
In the 1st quantity, The Holy Spirit: historic Christian Traditions (formerly titled The Spirit and the Church: Antiquity), Stanley M. Burgess exact Christian efforts from the top of the 1st century to the top of the 5th century A.D. to appreciate the divine 3rd individual. quantity 1 explored the tensions among the constructing institutional order and numerous prophetic parts within the Church.
The moment quantity, The Holy Spirit: jap Christian Traditions, introduced jointly a wealth of fabric at the Spirit from japanese Christian traditions, a wealthy background usually missed in Western Christianity. by way of exploring a few of the ways that japanese theologians understood the 3rd individual of the Trinity, quantity 2 confirmed how smooth Christians can achieve a much broader imaginative and prescient and fuller figuring out of the workings of the Holy Spirit in background and in our personal generation.
This concluding quantity examines medieval Roman Catholic and Reformation attitudes towards the Holy Spirit starting with the writings of medieval Catholic theologians from Gregory the nice and Bede to Aquinas and Bonaventure. next sections describe the contributions of influential ladies such Hildegard of Bingen, Birgitta of Sweden, and Catherine of Siena; "fringe" figures akin to Joachim of Fiore and the Cathars; the magisterial reformers Luther, Zwingli, and Calvin; major Catholic reformers similar to Ignatius of Loyola; and the "radical reformers" Thomas Muntzer and Menno Simons.