By Mark D. Jordan
Responding to the new upsurge of curiosity in Thomas Aquinas, this booklet is going directly to the center of the modern debates approximately Thomism.
- Focuses at the inspiration of authority, either by way of Aquinas’s personal angle to authority, and the way the Church specialists have used Aquinas’s texts.
- Engages with appropriations of Aquinas’s paintings by means of a number theologians, from liberal Catholics to the creators of radical orthodoxy.
- Argues for destiny readings of Aquinas that are considerably diversified from these that have long gone before.
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