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De Thomae Aquinatis "Summa Theologica" annotamentum

(A note on Thomas Aquinas’ “Summa Theologica”)

I am imagining Thomas Aquinas sitting at his desk, writing a chapter of his “Summa Theologica”…

Aquinas derives his theory of human nature from Aristotle’s “De Anima”. 1,356 more words

Philosophy

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An article written some time ago (aboout a book written some more time ago...)

God of Love: Introduction and Chapter One Overview

Introduction

  1. Mirabai Starr’s description of her own relationship with spirituality and religion resonated with me greatly. I only attended church up until the second grade because Sunday School interfered with my brothers’ soccer games.
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Saint of the Week: St Thomas Aquinas

Happy Feast of St Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274)! I find myself surprised that I did not write about him when the Weekly Saints category was active, although he does come up a few times elsewhere, most especially ‘ 1,159 more words

Classic Christianity

The Accidental Punishment: Thomas Aquinas on the Cause of Evil

The “problem of pain” is both ancient and enduring: if there is an omnipotent, omniscient, omnibenevolent God, whence pain, corruption, and death?  Many think there are only two possible answers: either “God” does not exist, since such a being could not permit pain and suffering, or all pain and suffering is somehow, against all appearances, always caused by God as just punishment for sin.  1,084 more words

Theology

A most satisfying book: Boethius ,a Consolation of Philosophy

Boetius de philosophico consolatu, siue, De consolatio[n]e philosophi[a]e

Edward Gibbon  in The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire  stated that  A consolation of Philosophy… 1,128 more words

Rare Books

De Thomae Aquinatis "Summa Theologica" annotamentum

(A note on Thomas Aquinas’ “Summa Theologica”)

I am imagining Thomas Aquinas sitting at his desk, writing a chapter of his “Summa Theologica”…

Aquinas derives his theory of human nature from Aristotle’s “De Anima”. 1,356 more words

Philosophy