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After Aquinas

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This guide to the most interesting work that has recently appeared on Aquinas reflects the revival of interest in his work.

Written by one of the foremost Roman Catholic theologians currently writing in English.

Offers a guide to the most interesting work that has recently appeared on Aquinas, reflecting the revival of interest in his work.

Brings together in one volume, a r
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Paperback, 264 pages
Published September 27th 2002 by Wiley-Blackwell (first published 2002)
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Jacob Aitken
In exploring the many varieties of Thomism, Fergus Kerr hints at a re-reading of St Thomas' thought. Instead of the stale, two-story view of St Thomas, Kerr offers a vision of Thomas that is rich and grace-oriented. He gives us a vision of ethics that posits man as a movement to God. And he gives us a God that is not the static entity of Aristotle, but the fiery dynamism of Exodus 3:14.

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RE Anthropology: Kerr sees regenerate man as a divine spirit desiring face-to-face communion wit
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Jul 01, 2016 Luke rated it liked it
This book accomplishes a daunting task quite well: it is both an introduction to Aquinas as well as to Thomism and contemporary interpretations of Thomas. The book does a better job in the latter category as Thomas' stances are framed by Kerr in terms of contemporary theological disputes: Kerr tells us not only about Transcendental Thomism versus Existential Thomism, but also how Thomas sheds light on issues raised by Barth, Heidegger, Jenson, and Pannenberg. I highly recommend this work for stu ...more
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Jul 05, 2011 Steven Wedgeworth rated it really liked it
This is a very valuable resource. It seeks to explain both the thought of Thomas as well as the history of interpretations of his thought, and it does so in an easy-to-read and brisk manner. Kerr doesn't nearly do justice to classic Protestant theology, nor the older Protestant Thomists, but the rest of the work is so good that I'm willing to largely overlook this flaw. The view of Thomas that Kerr finally presents is a balanced one that answers modern critics while remaining traditional.
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Fergus Kerr OP is a Dominican friar, theologian, and philosopher known primarily for his work on Thomas Aquinas and Ludwig Wittgenstein.
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