The theology of Thomas Aquinas

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University of Notre Dame Press, 2005 - Religion - 472 pages
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This comprehensive volume provides an in-depth overview of every major aspect of Thomas Aquinas' theology. Contributors offer fresh and compelling readings of Aquinas on the Trinity, creation theology, theory of analogy, anthropology, predestination and human freedom, evil and original sin, Christology and grace, soteriology, eschatology, sacramentology, ecclesiology, moral theology, the relation between theology and philosophy, and scriptural exegesis. Contributors to The Theology of Thomas Aquinas come from seven different countries and a variety of specialties within the discipline of theology. Their diverse perspectives add considerable merit to the depth and breadth of this project. Contributors both outline the thought of Aquinas in its own right and bring it into dialogue with present theological concerns. The high quality of these essays make this volume an essential reference work. It will establish itself as the best scholarly introduction to the theology of Thomas Aquinas and belongs on the bookshelf of every theologian and Thomistic scholar. It will be read with appreciation by students and scholars alike.

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Contents

two Trinity
36
three Trinity and Creation
58
four Analogy Creation and Theological Language y
77
five Divine Foreknowledge Providence Predestination
99
six Trinitarian Anthropology
123
Thomas Aquinas on Original Sin
143
The Parameters
167
nine Grace
192
eleven The Humanity of Christ the Incarnate Word
252
th1rteen Theology of Church
303
fourteen Sacraments
326
Carlo Leget
365
sixteen Thomas Aquinas as Interpreter of Scripture
386
seventeen Philosophical Theology and Analytical Philosophy
416
e1ghteen Faith and Reason Follow Glory
442
A Note on the Literature
460

ten Hypostatic Union
222
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