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Agape and Eros book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Shelves: christology, agape-motif. This classic documents how the Agapē motif, the core of the Christian message, was obscured by Plato's Eros motif in the dark ages and how Agapē was recovered by the Lutheran Reformation. The only real /5.   "The book analyses the connotations of two  ancient Greek  words for  love,  eros  and  agape  (unconditional love). Nygren argues that  eros  is an egocentric and acquisitive kind of love, needs-based and desire-based. Eros, Agape and Philia book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The philosophy of loveFor centuries, popular writers and respected /5(23). Eros and Agape is a treatise in the fields of philosophy and religion. It was written in by the Swedish theologian Anders Nygren, who held a professorship at the .

Agape, that is supernatural love, is limited to love of God and love of neighbor. In the modest frame of this article, I shall limit myself to discussing eros, the love that can exist between man. Agape and Eros Agape and Eros, Anders Nygren Issue of Frye annotated: Author: Anders Nygren: Publisher: Westminster Press, Original from: the University of California: Digitized: Feb 4, Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. What makes Nygren's tome so important to the current science and theologies of love interface is the book's formal contribution: Agape and Eros implanted on the Western psyche the notion that when the word "agape" is used to speak of love, we refer to something distinctive/5(5). Book; Search. Search for: Search. Book. There are 3 types of experiences with love. The first is the euphoric visual that boy meets girl, boy likes girl, boy and girl date, fall in love and live happily ever after. While this happens for some, it does not occur for most. The second option is what most of us have experienced.

The Four Loves is a book by C. S. Lewis which explores the nature of love from a Christian and philosophical perspective through thought experiments. The book was based on a set of radio talks from which had been criticised in the U.S. at the time for their frankness about : C. S. Lewis. "Eros is acquisitive, egocentric or even selfish; agape is a giving love. Eros is an unconstant, unfaithful love, while agape is unwavering and continues to give despite ingratitude. Eros is a love that responds to the merit or value of its object; while agape creates value in its object as a result of loving it. Translation of: Eros och Agape. Notes: Translation of Den kristna kärlekstanken genom tiderna. Description: xxvi, pages ; 22 cm: Contents: A study of the Christian idea of lovept. 2. The history of the Christian idea of love. Other Titles: Eros och agape. Responsibility: by Anders Nygren ; authorized translation by Philip S. Watson.   Books, Toys, Games and much more. Agape and Eros by Anders Nygren, Philip S. Watson (Translator) Paperback $ $ Save 10% Current price is $, Original price is $ You Save 10%. Ship Author: Anders Nygren.