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Peter the Lombard

(Petrus Lombardus; ca. 1100–ca. 1160/64). “Magister sententiarum”; Scholastic (see Scholasticism); b. near Novara, Lombardy, It.; taught at Paris ca. 1139; bp. Paris 1159; helped blend mysticism and scholasticism. Works include Sententiarum libri quatuor, a collection of doctrinal statements of the fathers, with contradictions resolved dialectically; long used as a textbook. See also Sentences.

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