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100 1  Olsen, Glenn W.|q(Glenn Warren),|d1938-|eauthor. 
245 10 Supper at Emmaus :|bgreat themes in western culture and 
       intellectual history /|cGlenn W. Olsen. 
264  1 Washington, D.C. :|bCatholic University Of America Press,
264  4 |c©2016 
300    1 online resource (xxiii, 325 pages) :|billustrations. 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    computer|bc|2rdamedia 
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504    Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0  "Supper at Emmaus" traces important intellectual topics 
       from the ancient world to the modern period. Generally, as
       in its treatment of the question of whether the long-
       standing contrast between cyclical and linear views of 
       history is helpful, it introduces eminent thinkers who 
       have considered the question. One focus of the author is 
       the appearance and reappearance across the centuries of 
       patterns used to organize temporal and cultural 
       experience. After an opening essay on transcendental truth
       and cultural relativism, Glenn Olsen traces a distinction,
       common in historical writings during the past two 
       centuries, between an alleged ancient, classical "cyclic" 
       view of time and history, used to describe the claimed 
       repetitiveness of and similarities between historical 
       events, and a contrasting Jewish-Christian linear view, 
       sometimes described as providential in that it moves 
       through a series of unique events to some end intended by 
       God. In the latter, history is "about something," such as 
       the education of the human race or the redemption of 
       humankind. In each of the remaining essays, "Supper at 
       Emmaus" attempts to draw out the limitations of what the 
       current consensus on this topic has become, including, for
       example, the current understanding of religious tolerance,
       humanism, natural law, and teleology. Some of the essays, 
       such as those on the debate about Augustine's 
       understanding of marriage or the concluding essay on the 
       baroque city of Lecce, are published for the first time. 
       Others are based on previously published contributions to 
       the scholarly literature, although these chapters often 
       conclude with a postscript that engages current scholarly 
       debate on the subject. --Book Sleeve description. 
588 0  Description based on online resource; title from PDF title
       page (EBSCO, viewed December 1, 2016). 
590    eBooks on EBSCOhost|bEBSCO eBook Subscription Academic 
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600 00 Augustine,|cof Hippo, Saint,|d354-430|xMarriage. 
650  0 History|xPhilosophy. 
650 00 Philosophy of history. 
655  4 Electronic books. 
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830  0 Book collections on Project MUSE. 
856 40 |u
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       restricted to current Rider University students, faculty, 
       and staff. 
856 42 |3Instructions for reading/downloading the EBSCO version 
       of this eBook|u 
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