ON FAITH AND REASON / Edition 1

ON FAITH AND REASON / Edition 1

by Thomas Aquinas
     
 

The selections included in this anthology, drawn from a variety of Aquinas' works, focus on the roles of reason and faith in philosophy and theology. Expanding on these themes are Aquinas' discussions of the nature and domain of theology; the knowledge of God and of God's attributes attainable through natural reason; the life of God, including God’s will,

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The selections included in this anthology, drawn from a variety of Aquinas' works, focus on the roles of reason and faith in philosophy and theology. Expanding on these themes are Aquinas' discussions of the nature and domain of theology; the knowledge of God and of God's attributes attainable through natural reason; the life of God, including God’s will, justice, mercy, and providence; and the principal Christian mysteries treated in theology properly speaking--the Trinity and the Incarnation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872204560
Publisher:
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
293
Sales rank:
1,061,829
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

General Introduction

 
PART I: Faith, Reason, and Theological Knowledge

     The Scientific Aspects: Summa Theologica, Prologue and Part One, Q. 1

     The Declarative Aspects: Exposition of the "De Trinitate" of Boethius, Q. 2

     Dimensions of Faith: Summa Theologica, Second Part of Part Two, Qs. 1-7

 
PART II: Reason and the Natural Knowledge of God

     God's Existence: Summa Theologica, Part One, Q. 2

     Manner of God's Existence: Summa Theologica, Part One, Qs. 3 and 4

     The Divine Operations: Summa Theologica, Part One, Qs. 18-22

 
PART III: The God of Christian Faith

     The Triune God: Summa Theologica, Part One, Qs. 30-32

     God Incarnate: I. Commentary on the Gospel of Saint John, Lectures 1 and 7

                               II. Sermon on the Apostles' Creed, II-IV

 
 Key to Aquinas's Sources

 Bibliography

 

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