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Aquinas 101: A Basic Introduction to the Thought of Saint Thomas Aquinas

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Sprinkled amid the basic topics of St. Thomas's thought-knowledge of God, the virtues, good and evil, and the soul-are overlooked aspects of his philosophy such as angels, the emotions, the Old Law, and the resurrection. In Aquinas 101, Reverend Francis Selman highlights both the standard and neglected themes from one of the Catholic Church's greatest minds. The result is an engaging, readable, and immensely useful introduction to St. Thomas Aquinas that provides a broad overview for novices and fresh material ...
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Overview

Sprinkled amid the basic topics of St. Thomas's thought-knowledge of God, the virtues, good and evil, and the soul-are overlooked aspects of his philosophy such as angels, the emotions, the Old Law, and the resurrection. In Aquinas 101, Reverend Francis Selman highlights both the standard and neglected themes from one of the Catholic Church's greatest minds. The result is an engaging, readable, and immensely useful introduction to St. Thomas Aquinas that provides a broad overview for novices and fresh material for Aquinas scholars.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780870612435
  • Publisher: Ave Maria Press
  • Publication date: 9/28/2007
  • Pages: 226
  • Sales rank: 838,772
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.52 (d)

Table of Contents


Preface     8
Abbreviations     9
Prologue     11
How Can We Know God?     19
Creation     31
Good and Evil     43
Word and Image     57
Angels     71
The Soul     85
The Emotions     99
The Virtues     119
The Old Law     137
The Sacrament of Salvation     151
The Eucharist     167
The Resurrection     179
Charity and Friendship     189
Glossary     205
Notes     209
Index     217
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 6, 2012

    St. Thomas made easy. A must have for every theology and philosophy student.

    Well organized and logically explained. Definitions list at the back of the book are very helpful

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