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St. Thomas Aquinas was a man of genius living at a time when Western intellectualism and education reached a peak in the first flowering of the great universities. This is a collection of his ideas as expressed in the monumental "Summa of Theology" and more than 30 other great works.
Paperback, 372 pages
Published January 15th 1991 by Pocket Books (first published 1960)
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Nov 18, 2014 John Castagna rated it it was amazing
It makes you think more thoroughly than you're accustomed to. It's not, after all, rat-tat-tat Hemingway. You can, as I did, connect his expressions of deeper meaning to modern life in clear and meaningful ways though. I used it, for example, in a speech, a section about how we're all connected and need one another to thrive. It is not an everyday book, but a reference you should appreciate.













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Saint Thomas is one of the greatest Catholic Saints who translated a-lot of Aristotle's Metaphysics and merged it into Catholic Theology. I was introduced to this book when I attended Siena College. This is a great selection of some of his works.
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Thomas Aquinas (sometimes styled Thomas of Aquin or Aquino), was a Dominican friar and priest notable as a scholastic theologian and philosopher. He is honored as a saint and "Doctor of the Church" in the Roman Catholic tradition.

Aquinas lived at a critical juncture of western culture when the arrival of the Aristotelian corpus in Latin translation reopened the question of the relation between fai
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