Wednesday, November 20, 2013

On Bashing the Middle Ages...

For those who still stick to the old paradigm that humanism of the Renaissance and Enlightenment brought the light of reason upon the so-called "Dark Ages" consider:

"Reassessment of medieval thought and culture have clearly indicated that humanism was not only a product of the the intellectual culture of the Middle Ages, but also that it arose, not only as a successor to scholasticism, but as a parallel development in the university faculties of the thirteenth century." 

Richard Muller Calvin and the Reformed Tradition p.20

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