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(?1090 - 1142)

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Based on an article in The Oxford Concise Dictionary of the Christian Church. ed. E.A. Livingstone, (Oxford, 1996).

THEOLOGIAN. Little is known of his life except that c. 1115 he entered St. Victor, an Augustinian house of canons in Paris . He wrote on grammar, geometry, and philosophy; the Didascalion, which is a guide to the study of the artes and of theology; Biblical commentaries; a commentary on Pseudo-Dionysius’ Celestial Hierarchy; a treatise on the Sacraments; and works on spirituality. In all these fields he made a distinctive contribution, with no parade of learning or claims to originality.

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