By Rudi Te Velde
"Aquinas on God" offers an available exploration of Thomas Aquinas' perception of God. concentrating on the "Summa Theologiae", the paintings containing Aquinas' so much systematic and whole exposition of the Christian doctrine of God, Rudi te Velde acquaints the reader with Aquinas' theological figuring out of God and the metaphysical ideas and propositions which underlie his undertaking. Aquinas' notion of God isn't really handled as an remoted metaphysical doctrine, yet from the viewpoint of Aquinas' huge theological view which underlies the scheme of the Summa. Readers attracted to Aquinas, historic theology, metaphysics, and metaphysical discourse on God within the Christian culture will locate this new contribution to the stories of Aquinas important.
Read or Download Aquinas on God: The 'Divine Science' of the Summa Theologiae (Ashgate Studies in the History of Philosophical Theology) PDF
Similar biographies books
In 1271, 17-year-old Marco Polo traveled from Venice to satisfy the nice ruler of the east, Kublai Khan. This ruler of the large Mongol Empire invited Polo into his carrier; therefore all started Polo's 25 years of trip to the a long way corners of the Mongol empire. whilst Polo again to Venice, he wrote The e-book of Marco Polo, a booklet that will turn into international well-known.
A chain that examines the lives of people that have had an immense influence at the historical past or present perform of faith. This quantity follows the lifetime of Mohandas Gandhi, chief of the Indian fight for independance.
Within the 1640s--a decade of epidemic and war throughout colonial North America--eight Jesuit missionaries met their deaths by the hands of local antagonists. With their collective canonization in 1930, those males, identified to the religious because the North American martyrs, might develop into the continent's first legit Catholic saints.
- Devoted to Death: Santa Muerte, the Skeleton Saint
- 41 und 14. Meine unmögliche Liebe zu einem Teenager
- Dark Mysteries of the Vatican
- Brian Urlacher (Football Superstars)
- Zendaya. Capturing the Stage, Screen, and Modeling Scene
- Jackie Robinson, Graphic Biography
Additional resources for Aquinas on God: The 'Divine Science' of the Summa Theologiae (Ashgate Studies in the History of Philosophical Theology)
The general prologue in which Thomas explains the purpose of the Summa theologiae: ‘Since the teacher of Catholic truth (veritas catholica) has not only to instruct the advanced but it is his task also to educate the beginners, as Paul says, “as infants in Christ I fed you A Masterpiece of Theology 2 3 4 5 6 7 31 with milk, not solid food” (I Cor. 3:1–2), the purpose we have set before us in this work is to hand on what relates to the Christian religion in a way that is appropriate for the formation of beginners.
Pesch, ‘Um den Plan der Summa theologiae des hl. 411–37. The recent literature about the structure of the Summa is discussed by B. Johnstone, ‘The Debate on the Structure of the Summa theologiae of St. Thomas Aquinas: from Chenu (1939) to Metz (1998)’, in P. van Geest, H. Goris and C. 187–200. A. P. F. 53–64. Exceptions to the standard interpretation of the plan of the Summa are M. Corbin, Le Chemin de la Théologie chez Thomas d’Aquin (Paris, 1974) and W. Metz, Die Architektonik der Summa theologiae des Thomas von Aquin (Hamburg, 1998).
From a modern viewpoint this may seem very odd and even out of order. The rational undertaking of demonstrating the existence of God demands, it is often thought, that the alleged truths of revelation and of the religious tradition should be put in parentheses. One cannot settle the issue of God’s presumed existence by an appeal to revelation, since without God there is no revelation. From the standpoint of modernity one must choose: either follow the way of reason and prove the existence of God without appeal to religious texts, or follow the way of faith and accept the existence of God on the authority of the Bible.