Holy Teaching: Introducing the Summa Theologiae of St. Thomas Aquinas

Holy Teaching: Introducing the Summa Theologiae of St. Thomas Aquinas

by Frederick Christian Bauerschmidt, Aquinas Thomas Saint
     
 

ISBN-10: 1587430355

ISBN-13: 9781587430350

Pub. Date: 07/01/2005

Publisher: Baker Publishing Group

There comes a time in the life of every Christian when he or she desires to go deeper in his or her walk with God. For many, this task can seem daunting.

Enter St. Thomas Aquinas. He wrote his great Summa theologiae, or summary of theology, to fill the need for a thorough survey of Christian teaching. Unfortunately, the Summa theologiae is thousands of

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Overview

There comes a time in the life of every Christian when he or she desires to go deeper in his or her walk with God. For many, this task can seem daunting.

Enter St. Thomas Aquinas. He wrote his great Summa theologiae, or summary of theology, to fill the need for a thorough survey of Christian teaching. Unfortunately, the Summa theologiae is thousands of pages and can be intimidating to the beginner.

Now Frederick Bauerschmidt has come to the rescue. Holy Teaching presents key parts of the Summa theologiae, which are explained by Bauerschmidt. These selections will encourage students, pastors, and interested laypeople to spend quality time in the company of a great Christian teacher.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781587430350
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/01/2005
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue to the Summa theologiae27
The first part
Question 1The nature of holy teaching31
Question 2The existence of God45
Question 3The simplicity of God57
Question 12Knowledge of God61
Question 13The names of God66
Question 27The procession of the divine persons73
Question 29The divine persons80
Question 32Knowledge of the trinity86
Question 36The person of the holy spirit93
Question 45The way in which things come forth from the fist principle101
The first half of the second part
Question 3What is happiness?109
Question 4Those things that are required for happiness112
Question 5The attainment of happiness116
Question 91The various kinds of law119
Question 109The necessity of grace122
The second half of the second part
Question 2The act of faith133
Question 17Hope145
Question 19The gift of fear148
Question 23Charity152
Question 174Different kinds of prophecy156
The third part
Question 1The fittingness of the incarnation163
Question 2The mode of union of the word incarnate176
Question 8The grace of Christ, as he is the head of the church182
Question 9Christ's knowledge in general187
Question 16What is fittingly said of Christ192
Question 17Christ's unity with regard to his existence198
Question 27The sanctification of the blessed virgin204
Question 40Christ's way of living209
Question 42Christ's teaching219
Question 46The suffering of Christ223
Question 47The efficient cause of Christ's suffering237
Question 48What Christ's suffering did240
Question 53Christ's resurrection245
Question 59Christ's power as judge249
Question 61The need for the sacraments253
Question 62The sacraments' principle effect, which is grace258
Question 63The other effect of the sacraments, which is a seal263
Question 65The number of the sacraments267
Question 66The sacrament of Baptism274
Question 68Those who receive baptism278
Question 75The conversion of the bread and wine285
Question 80Receiving the Eucharist297
Question 83The rite of this sacrament302

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