Aquinas and Radical Orthodoxy: A Critical Inquiry

Aquinas and Radical Orthodoxy: A Critical Inquiry

by Paul DeHart


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ISBN-13: 9781138809529
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/10/2014
Series: Routledge Studies in Religion , #16
Pages: 270
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Paul J. DeHart is Associate Professor of Theology at Vanderbilt University. Born in Memphis, Tennessee, he studied theology at Yale University and the University of Chicago, where he obtained his Ph.D. in 1997. His previous books are Beyond the Necessary God (1999) and The Trial of the Witnesses (2006).

Table of Contents

Preface 1. Radical Orthodoxy: A Genealogy of a Genealogy 2. Aquinas among the Radically Orthodox: Investigations, Invocations, Altercations Part I. On Being Heard But Not Seen 3. Clashes at Cambridge: The Dispute with Nicholas Lash and the Emergence of Milbank’s Aquinas 4. Language or Ontology? Milbank’s Aquinas and the Nature of Analogy 5. Revelation’s ‘Evacuation’ of Metaphysics (I): First Philosophy as Ersatz Theology 6. Revelation’s ‘Evacuation’ of Metaphysics (II): The Truncated Object of First Philosophy Part II. On Seeing Only What One Wants to See 7. "Token Bumpkinhood" (I): Pickstock, Aquinas, and the Creative Dimension of Knowledge 8. "Token Bumpkinhood" (II): Pickstock, Aquinas, and the Truth in the Divine Ideas 9. The Creature as the Creator’s Unveiling: Aquinas as Phenomenologist According To Milbank 10. Knowing God’s Essence: Does ‘No’ Mean ‘No’? 11. Why all Knowledge is Supernatural: Milbank’s Aquinas, Aristotle, and the Demotion of Substance 12. Divine Revelation and Human Performance: Milbank’s Aquinas on the Trinity 13. Conclusion. Notes. Index

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