In the first part of his Summa Theologica, Thomas Aquinas developed his five arguments for God’s existence. These arguments are grounded in an Aristotelian ontology and make use of the infinite regression argument. Aquinas’ Five Ways argued from the unmoved mover, first cause, necessary being, argument from degree, and the teleological argument. The Existence of […]

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The Summa Theologiae of Thomas Aquinas stands among the finest expressions of the Catholic “understanding of faith” (intellectus fidei). Over a thousand commentaries have been written on it. A leading historian of Medieval Christian thought, Bernard McGinn will explore Thomas’s reason for writing the Summa and its principles, structure, and originality. Bernard McGinn is the […]

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“Prayer of St Thomas Aquinas” – Trinity Vineyard VISIT Trinity Vineyard’s WEBSITE at: http://www.trinityworshipmusic.org/trinityworship/ABOUT.html DOWNLOAD Trinity Vineyard’s music on ITUNES at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/prayers-of-the-saints/id212634886 “Prayer of St Thomas Aquinas” Lyrics: You have fed us, with the body And the blood of Your son While we, we were sinners, and unworthy Of the mercy You’ve shown Chorus: Thank […]

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Conference of Bishop Thomas Aquinas OSB at Saint Athanasius Catholic Church, Vienna, Virginia on October 28, 2016

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This is a video about Aquinas’ Virtues within Natural Law. I talk for a while about the influence of Aristotle upon Aquinas so that you can see why Aquinas included this element in his Natural Law Theory. However you will not need to talk at length about Aristotle in your examination.

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In this lecture from my Fall 2011 Introduction to Philosophy class at Marist College, we discuss Thomas Aquinas’s Summa Theologiae, Prima Secundae, question 2, focusing on the nature of Happiness

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In this lecture from my Fall 2011 Introduction to Philosophy class at Marist College, we discuss Thomas Aquinas’ Summa Theologiae, Prima Pars, question 2: on the existence of God

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A Prayer for Students – O Ineffable Creator – St. Thomas Aquinas (A Student’s Prayer) A Prayer for Students: Part I O ineffable Creator, who by the riches of Thy wisdom appointed three hierarchies of angels and set them in wondrous order over the highest heavens, and who apportioned the elements of the world most […]

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Chapter Thirteen from Book Two, Part Two of Bertrand Russell’s “The History Of Western Philosophy” (1945).

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