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Thomas Aquinas

Christ the Center discusses some aspects of the life and thought of Medieval theologian Thomas Aquinas. Specifically Thomas’ doctrine of God and the nature/grace distinction come in for consideration. Especially useful is the discussion of the nature of Scholasticism and what value there is in reading Thomas. At the end of the day, the lesson is, do not throw the baby out with the bathwater.


Kretzmann, Norman. The Cambridge companion to Aquinas. Cambridge; New York NY USA: Cambridge University Press, 1993.

McInerny, Ralph. Aquinas. Oxford: Polity, 2003.

Stump, Eleonore. Aquinas. London; New York: Routledge, 2003.

Thomas. An exposition of the On the hebdomads of Boethius. Washington D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 2001.

_____. Aquinas scripture series. Commentary on Saint Paul’s Epistle to the Galatians. Albany N.Y.: Magi Books, 1966.

_____. On evil : disputed questions. Notre Dame Ind.; New York: University of Notre Dame Press; Wiley, 2002.

_____. On love and charity : readings from the Commentary on the sentences of Peter Lombard. Washington D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 2008.

_____. St. Thomas Aquinas on politics and ethics : a new translation, backgrounds, interpretations. 1st ed. New York: Norton, 1988.

_____. St. Thomas Aquinas Summa theologiæ. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1967.

_____. Summa contra gentiles Saint Thomas Aquinas. Notre Dame Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 1975.

_____. The commentary of St. Thomas Aquinas on Aristotle’s Treatise on the soul. [St. Paul Minn.]: College of St. Thomas, 1946.

_____. Thomas Aquinas : disputed questions on the virtues. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005.

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