A mediaevalist trying to be a philosopher and a philosopher trying to be a mediaevalist write about theology, philosophy, scholarship, books, the middle ages, and especially the life, times, and thought of the Doctor Subtilis, the Blessed John Duns Scotus.
Thursday, December 15, 2011
There is going to be a new Doctor of the Church. Scotus? No, Hildegard. Huh. Apparently Albert was also declared doctor before being canonized. So there is no reason why Scotus couldn't be as well. So why hasn't he? Oh right, thanks radical orthodoxy, Brad Gregory, Fr. Robert Barron, 99% of Catholic intellectuals.