After Aquinas: Versions of Thomism

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - Religion - 264 pages
This guide to the most interesting work that has recently appeared on Aquinas reflects the revival of interest in his work.

  • Written by one of the foremost Roman Catholic theologians currently writing in English.
  • Offers a guide to the most interesting work that has recently appeared on Aquinas, reflecting the revival of interest in his work.
  • Brings together in one volume, a range of views that have previously only been accessible through different books, articles, and periodicals.
  • Represents a major revisionist treatment of Thomism and its significance, combining useful exposition with original, creative thinking.
  • Offers students, in one volume, all the material necessary for a rounded understanding of Aquinas.
 

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An excellent survey on the (surprisingly varied) takes on St. Thomas Aquinas' theology. Focused on contemporary scene but includes mini-histories of interpretations of St. Thomas' writings on ... Read full review

Contents

1 Life and Times
1
2 Overcoming Epistemology
17
3 Prolegomena to Natural Theology
35
4 Ways of Reading the Five Ways
52
5 Stories of Being
73
6 Natural Law Incommensurable Readings
97
7 Theological Ethics
114
8 Quarrels about Grace
134
9 Deified Creaturehood
149
10 Christ in the Summa Theologiae
162
11 God in the Summa Theologiae
181
12 Conclusion
207
Notes
211
Select Bibliography
244
Index
248
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Fergus Kerr, OP is Regent of Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Edinburgh. He is the editor of New Blackfriars, the periodical of the English Dominicans.

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