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Agape and Eros Part I, A study of the Christian idea of love : Part II, The history of the Christian idea of love by Anders Nygren

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Published by SPCK in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Love (Theology) -- History of doctrines.

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Edition Notes

StatementAnders Nygren ; translated by Philip S. Watson.
ContributionsWatson, Philip S.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBV4639
The Physical Object
Pagination764p. ;
Number of Pages764
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14984966M
ISBN 100281040060

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Eros in mystery-piety is the vulgar eros of the sense-world; eros in Plato is the heavenly striving for the transcendent world of ideas. While Nygren finds no connection between vulgar eros and agape, heavenly eros is agape's chief rival. In both its vulgar and heavenly versions, however, the agape differs from eros in kind, not degree/5(9). Translation of: Eros och Agape. Notes: Translation of Den kristna kärlekstanken genom tiderna. Description: xxvi, pages ; 22 cm: Contents: A study of the Christian idea of lovept. 2. The history of the Christian idea of love. Other Titles: Eros och agape. Responsibility: by Anders Nygren ; authorized translation by Philip S. Watson. Agape and Eros. Anders Nygren. Westminster Press, - Agape - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying love commandment of love conception Contra Celsum Cupiditas descends desire Deum Deus Dionysius Divine love egocentric element enim Eros and Agape Eros motif eternal ethical faith fellowship flesh fundamental. The four Greek words for love are agape, phileo, eros and storge. Three of them appear in the Bible. If we are going to deeply understand the Bible and the biblical world, it is important that we understand what these words mean and how they differ and where they are used in the Bible.

Eros and Agape is a treatise in the fields of philosophy and religion. It was written in by the Swedish theologian Anders Nygren, who held a professorship at the University of Lund and also. The Boston Review, Watson s Agape, Eros, Gender probably represents the most pervasively theological interpretation of biblical texts available An impressive and invaluable illustration of what theological interpretation might look like. Philip Esler, Journal of Theological Studies, 'This is an important and absorbing book. Eros, Agape and Philia book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The philosophy of loveFor centuries, popular writers and respected /5(23). Book; Search. Search for: Search. Book. There are 3 types of experiences with love. The first is the euphoric visual that boy meets girl, boy likes girl, boy and girl date, fall in love and live happily ever after. While this happens for some, it does not occur for most. The second option is .

  "The book analyses the connotations of two ancient Greek words for love, eros and agape (unconditional love). Nygren argues that eros is an egocentric and acquisitive kind of love, needs-based and we love out of eros — whether we love a god or another human being —, we love out of self-interest and in order to acquire and possess the object of our love. The former is called eros, the latter agape. In this article Dr. Alice von Hildebrand discusses eros, the love that can exist between man and woman, and agape, the distinctly Christian love of. Eros in mystery-piety is the vulgar eros of the sense-world; eros in Plato is the heavenly striving for the transcendent world of ideas. While Nygren finds no connection between vulgar eros and agape, heavenly eros is agape's chief rival. In both its vulgar and heavenly versions, however, the agape differs from eros in kind, not degree/5(4). Agape x Eros. likes. Yuri!!! On Ice unofficial fan artbook by Brilcrist and Kuso TaisaFollowers: