Becoming God: The Doctrine of Theosis in Nicholas of Cusa (review)

Journal of the History of Philosophy 45 (4):660-661 (2007)
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Thomas M. Izbicki - Becoming God: The Doctrine of Theosis in Nicholas of Cusa - Journal of the History of Philosophy 45:4 Journal of the History of Philosophy 45.4 660-661 Muse Search Journals This Journal Contents Reviewed by Thomas M. Izbicki Rutgers University Nancy J. Hudson. Becoming God: The Doctrine of Theosis in Nicholas of Cusa. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2007. Pp. xiii + 218. Cloth, $59.95. Students of the thought of Nicholas of Cusa know that he used the Greek term theosis and identified it with the Latin filiatio, becoming a "son." Nancy Hudson has given us in this volume a thoughtful, well-written study of what Cusanus meant by the term and how this enters into his thought on God and humanity. The book covers the Greek..

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