Summa Theologiae: Volume 39, Religion and Worship: 2a2ae. 80-91

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Cambridge University Press, Oct 26, 2006 - Religion - 308 pages
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The Summa Theologiae ranks among the greatest documents of the Christian Church, and is a landmark of medieval western thought. It provides the framework for Catholic studies in systematic theology and for a classical Christian philosophy, and is regularly consulted by scholars of all faiths and none, across a range of academic disciplines. This paperback reissue of the classic Latin/English edition first published by the English Dominicans in the 1960s and 1970s, in the wake of the Second Vatican Council, has been undertaken in response to regular requests from readers and librarians around the world for the entire series of 61 volumes to be made available again. The original text is unchanged, except for the correction of a small number of typographical errors.
 

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Contents

Article 1 are the virtues annexed to justice correcdy enumerated?
2
Article 1 is religion concerned only with our relationship
10
God?
11
Article 2 is religion a virtue?
17
Article 3 is religion one virtue?
19
Article 4 is religion a special virtue?
21
Article 5 is religion a theological virtue?
23
Article 6 is religion better than the other moral virtues?
25
Article 2 is devotion an act of religion?
37
Article 3 do contemplation and meditation cause devotion?
39
Article 4 is joy an effect of devotion?
43
PRAYER 46 Article 1 is prayer an act of the cognitive or appetitive powers?
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Article 2 is prayer useful?
51
Article 3 is prayer an act of religion?
55
Article 4 should we pray only to God?
57
Article 5 should we ask for something definite when we pray?
59

Article 7 does religion have any external actions?
27
Article 8 are religion and sanctity identified?
31
DEVOTION 34 Article 1 is devotion a special act?
35
Article 6 may we request temporal goods when we pray?
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Article 7 should we pray for others?
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Article 8 must we pray for our enemies?
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About the author (2006)

O'Rourke is the director of the Center for Health Care Ethics and Professor of Clinical Ethics, Department of Internal Medicine, Saint Louis University.