Joachim of Fiore


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Joachim of Fiore

(ˈfjɔːreɪ)
n
(Biography) ?1132–1202 ad, Italian mystic and philosopher, best known for teaching that history can be divided into three ages, those of the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost
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Scholars of theology and church history offer readers of theologian Joachim of Fiore (1135-1202) background, context, and a sample of responses to his work.
He also further substantiates previous work, showing that Guiard evinced a widespread apocalyptic sensibility tied to the writings of Joachim of Fiore and Peter of John Olivi, one in which religious authorities might be the Antichrist acting against God's chosen ones.
For the Calabrian abbot Joachim of Fiore, the Trinity lay at the heart of his work, a work eventually culminating in a tradition which profoundly influenced, directly or indirectly, the ideals, vocabulary and the worldview of many totalist heterodoxies.
The first chapter surveys millenarian legends, including the ideas of Joachim of Fiore, as well as the prophetic Trovas of Bandarra, and shows how these worked together with the foundational Portuguese legend of Ourique--in which Dom Afonso Henriques defeated the numerically superior army of the Moors in 1139--to promote the cultural belief in a hidden, promised, desired king who would liberate Portugal from its enemies.
Victor, Joachim of Fiore, Thomas Aquinas, Bonaventure, Rashi, Abraham ibn Ezra, and Nicolas of Lyra, ending with John Wyclif.
Drawing on the thought of Joachim of Fiore as appropriated by Franciscan radicals such as Peter John Olivi, the Spirituals saw themselves as playing a central role as the faithful remnant persecuted by Antichrist, and eventually as a source of eschatological redemption and renewal for the Church.
The most common reason for turning to such violent gestures of renunciation and self-immolation were expectations of the end of the world inspired by the teachings of Joachim of Fiore.
Peter's Square in Vatican City and headed to a library to do research about Joachim of Fiore for his doctoral work on medieval studies when he thought he recognized the white-haired scholarly cardinal.
An essay by Marjorie Reeves on Joachim of Fiore is mentioned, but Mills seems unaware that she and Warwick Gould wrote a book actually on Joachim of Fiore and the myth of the Eternal Evangel in the nineteenth century--dealing specifically with its literary reverberations.
On the way he reflects on the medieval millenarianism of Joachim of Fiore, the influence of the modern prophet Hal Lindsey, and the apocalyptic views of Ronald Reagan.
29) The following century would prove to be an even more creative period in the Latin theology of history, due in large part to apocalyptic thinker Joachim of Fiore (d.
The title is taken from Revelations and is a setting by JancAek (an agnostic) of a 19th century text which features the medieval mystic Joachim of Fiore, here given a heroic but sometimes overwrought reading by tenor Adrian Thompson.