Aquinas, while studying at the University of Naples, joined the Dominican monastic order in 1244. Under St. Albert the Great he embarked on a life of teaching, preaching, and writing. He was formally canonized in 1323.
Summa Theologica (Part 2.2)by Thomas Aquinas
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This brilliant synthesis of Christian thought has had a decisive and permanent impact on religion since the 13nth century and has become substantially the official teaching of the Catholic Church. The Summa Theologica, as the title indicates, is a summing up of all that can be known about God and humanity's relations with God. It is divided into three parts dealing with god, man, and the God-man respectively. It consists of 38 tracts, 631 questions, about 3000 articles, 10,000 objections and their answers. Essential reading for all who are interested in core Christian thought.
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My feelings on this book are mixed. It does a good job of condensing the Summa, but be warned that it ends where Aquinas stopped writing. The full Summa has 4 books. The remainder were finished by Br. Reginald, who was Aquinas' scribe. Aquinas did not write his own books but dictated them to Reginald, so he has a better idea than anyone has to how Aquinas would have finished the Summa.
[ Explainations for the story Burnt Sienna at 'cit' res. ] <p> The number names: <br> At birth, each person is given a number. 14 was one of the first, thus getting the name Fourteen. <p> Days: <br> Day 1315144125 = Monday <br> Day 20215194125 = Tuesday <br> Day 2354145194125 = Wednesday <br> Day 2082118194125 = Thursday <br> Day 61894125 = Friday <br> Day 1912021184125 = Saturday <br> Day 1921144125 = Sunday <p> Weeks: <br> Week 15145 = Week One <br> Week 202315 = Week Two <br> Week 2081855 = Week Three <br> Week 6152118 = Week Four <p> Months: <br> Month 101142111825 = January <br> Month 652182111825 = February <br> Month 1311838 = March <br> Month 11618912 = April <br> Month 13125 = May <br> Month 1021145 = June <br> Month 10211225 = July <br> Month 1217211920 = August <br> Month 19516205132518 = Semptember <br> Month 15320152518 = October <br> Month 1415225132518 = November <br> Month 4535132518 = December <p> [ Continued next res. ]