This volume, three separate books in one edition, is a collection of Josef Pieper’s famous treatises on the three theological virtues of Faith, Hope, and Love. We summarize Josef Pieper’s “Faith, Hope, and Love.” The word count of this summary is: 4, words (7 total pages). PDF download of the contents of this. Booktopia has Faith, Hope, Love by Josef Pieper. Buy a discounted Paperback of Faith, Hope, Love online from Australia’s leading online bookstore.
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There are no discussion topics on this book pkeper. Marcela rated it it was amazing Apr 18, He discusses not only the theological virtue of caritas-agapebut also raith eros, sexuality, and even “love” of music and wine.
Jun 24, Jrome!! Plato and Thomas Aquinas in particular were the inspiring sources of a constructive criticism of contemporary culture. The last is on love, and is a deep and thought provoking look at the notion of love.
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Faith, Hope, Love South Australiana collection. Joe rated it it was amazing Jul 28, Oct 24, Al added it. He discusses not only the theological virtue of caritas-agape, but also of eros, sexuality, and even “love” of music and wine. Jeff rated it really liked it Jul 07, This is a whole new way to think.
Each of these treatises was originally published as a separate work over a period of thirty-seven years, and here they are brought together in English for the first time.
Other Editions and Formats. Each of these treatises was originally published hops a faiht work over a period of thirty-seven years, and here they are brought together in English for the first time.
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This is one of my new favorite people. Selected pages Title Page. Books by Josef Pieper. Nov 20, Dan Snyder rated it it was amazing. Faith,Hope, and Love being the spiritual virtues, a study of these books will set a ready well on their way to grappling with these themes in classical literature as well as scripture. Hence, “eros” is not evil as the Puritans and Freudians, among others, would have it, but it is right to say that a correct ordering of even self-love and love of another, in the erotic sense, is ordered toward and gives fuller expression to the love of God.
The main focus of his thought is the overcoming of cultural forms of secular totalitarianism and of its philosophical foundations through a rehabilitation of the Christian concept of man that is related to experience and action. It should be read along side of C.
Jonathan Cliff rated it liked it Oct 20, This volume, three separate books in one edition, is hpe collection of Josef Pieper’s famous treatises on the three theological virtues of Faith, Hope, and Love. Faith Hope Love By: I used this book, as well as Pieper’s book on the four cardinal virtues prudence, justice, fortitude, temperance as the backbone for a series of sermons on the seven virtues.
It will be hard to find a better work on the subject. Nick Morrison rated it really liked it Mar 20, It is amazing to read a philosophical writing on these Christian virtues.
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The first of the three that he wrote, On Piepef, was written in in response to the general feeling of despair of those times. Noteworthy is his dedicated resolve to challenge the notion that “eros” and “agape” are somehow mutually exclusive and opposed; rather, he marries these two expressions of love as being in unison under the lovs “amor”.
This is by far one of the best analysis on Love. Nov 29, David Haines rated it it was amazing. Pieper is an outstanding linguist as he clearly defines with laser-precision the definition and meanings of words such as belief, hope, and love.
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Lists with This Book. The whole book is insightful, but Pieper’s thoughts on hope are the best I’ve encountered anywhere.
Pieper now feels that this is the most important book he has written. Josef Pieper Josef Pieper faiht, perhaps the most popular Thomist philosopher of the twentieth century, was schooled in the Greek classics and the writings of St.
Pieper hhope an Aquanis scholar and so it reveals the rationality of a different age. One where it was understood that reality involved both the visible and the invisible.
The essay on love explores how the act of loving another person affirms and extends their realness – their being – by the declaration “It is good that you exist”. Guide to Thomas Aquinas. Account Options Sign in. Jake rated it it was amazing Nov 15, Oddly, Pieper avows that he doesn’t propose a theological book in some of the chaptersbut a purely philosophical discussion.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Throughout the series, I was continually thankful for this resource.
Faith, Hope, Love by Josef Pieper
The ending was a nice twist, it’s just too bad it took all that time to get there. All in all a book that should be read over and over again. Trivia About Faith, Hope, Love.