Christ the Light: The Theology of Light and Illumination in Thomas Aquinas

Christ the Light: The Theology of Light and Illumination in Thomas Aquinas

by David L. Whidden

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ISBN-13: 9781451472325
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 07/01/2014
Series: Emerging Scholars
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 497 KB

About the Author

David L. Whidden III is assistant professor of theology at Our Lady of the Lake College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He is the author of several articles in peer-reviewed publications, such as Nova et Vetera. This volume is a revision of his dissertation completed at Southern Methodist University under the direction of Bruce Marshall.

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations ix

Acknowledgements xi

Introduction 1

1 The Gift of Illumination 13

2 The Physics of Light 47

3 Light and Language 69

4 God is Light 95

5 Creation and the Light of God 135

6 Light and Morality 173

7 Christ the Light 199

Bibliography 223

Index 243

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