Angelic Doctor


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Angelic Doctor

soubriquet of St. Thomas Aquinas (c. 1225-1274), scholastic philosopher. [Ital. Hist.: Benét, 44]
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Though slightly repetitive, as one might expect with so simple a theme as the reality of the world, Paine shows us why a man who never made any formal study of the Angelic Doctor could be credited by Gilson with writing the best book about him.
He engages the Angelic Doctor in extensive conversations showing how the two sons of St.
In fact, it is surprising that he makes no reference to Aquinas's exposition of Job, since the Angelic Doctor there explicitly states that his purpose is to discuss human affairs as ruled by divine providence, especially affairs dominated by evil.
Throughout the twentieth century, the Church has been served by a powerful array of thinkers formed in the school of the Angelic Doctor [St.
Yet, it is a scholarly commonplace that history, post-Aquinas, presents us with the development of many variant and perhaps deviant Thomisms undreamt of by the Angelic Doctor.
The thought is critically important in reminding us that the battles we wage on that front today are but different aspects of the same internal and external fights the Angelic Doctor fought more than 800 years ago.
Politely but flatly disagreeing with classical writers of note--Fenelon, Bossuet, the Angelic Doctor himself--C, states his case.
These essays show how the Angelic Doctor remains a necessary conversation partner for moral theology today, and this landmark collection ensures that the conversation will occur.
wrestles with a good deal of moral theology, past and present, which he believes has either paid insufficient attention to the Angelic Doctor or has departed radically from that tradition.