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Durandus of St Pourcain: A Dominican Theologian in the Shadow of Aquinas

Isabel Iribarren


The controversy between the Dominican Durandus of St Pourcain and his order plays a central role in explaining how Thomas Aquinas became one of the most influential medieval theologians. Covering a period of almost twenty years in the early fourteenth century, this controversy saw the confrontation of two first-rate Dominican theologians, at a time when the order was fully engaged in promoting the doctrine of Aquinas. Hervaeus Natalis was a hard-line follower of Aquinas, who saw in Durandus an indep ... More

Keywords: Durandus of St Pourcain, Hervaeus Natalis, Dominican Order, fourteenth-century theology, theological controversies, Thomism, Mendicant Orders, Avignon, papacy, censures

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780199282319
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2006 DOI:10.1093/0199282315.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Isabel Iribarren, author
Junior Research Fellow in Theology, St John's College, Oxford
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