In recent years, increased interest in medieval studies and Catholic theology have revealed St. Thomas as more than just quasi-official theologian to the Roman Catholic church, confirming his stature as one of the greatest thinkers the West has ever known. In his masterwork, the Summa, he synthesises Aristotelian concepts on the nature of the living world and man, with Biblical teaching on God's loving purpose in creating them.
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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. ]