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The Four Books of Sentences

circa 1150

Why is it canonical?

This work was the standard text book of theology throughout the middle ages and through scholasticism. It compiled much of the extant theological thought, and inspired many theologians, including the most famous scholastics, to write commentaries on its contents.

Creators

Peter Lombard

Locations

Paris

Languages

Latin

Periods

Middle Ages

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Early text of the sentences

Resources

Sentences, full text in English