philosopher and theologian. He became Bp. of Paris in 1228. He was a protector of the mendicant orders and exercised influence at the court of Louis IX. His prolific writings mainly form a vast philosophico-theological encyclopedia, the Magisterium Divinale ac Sapientale. He used Aristotelian language and principles of scientific procedure, but remained wary of many Aristotelian doctrines.
Subjects: Christianity — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).