St. Thomas Aquinas

Paperback | March 15, 1982

byRalph McInerny

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"McInerny . . . does a good job of relating the key concepts in Aquinas's natural and supernatural theologies. This is a reliable introduction for people who are not already experts in Thomistic studies--and it has many insights for those few who are." —Vernon J. Bourke

St. Thomas Aquinas enables the reader to appreciate both Thomas's continuity with earlier thought and his creative independence. After a useful account of the life and work of St. Thomas, McInerny shows how the thoughts of Aristotle, Boethius, and Augustine and Pseudo-Dionysius were assimilated into the personal wisdom of St. Thomas. He also offers a helpful study of the distinctive features of Aquinas's Christian theology.

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"McInerny . . . does a good job of relating the key concepts in Aquinas's natural and supernatural theologies. This is a reliable introduction for people who are not already experts in Thomistic studies--and it has many insights for those few who are." —Vernon J. Bourke St. Thomas Aquinas enables the reader to appreciate both Thomas's ...

Ralph McInerny (1929–2010) was professor of philosophy and the Michael P. Grace Professor of Medieval Studies at the University of Notre Dame. He was the author and editor of numerous books, including his autobiography, I Alone Have Escaped to Tell You (University of Notre Dame Press, 2006), and the first two volumes of The Writings of...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:200 pages, 8 × 5.38 × 0.5 inPublished:March 15, 1982Publisher:University Of Notre Dame Press

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ISBN - 10:0268017077

ISBN - 13:9780268017071

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“McInerny should attract new readers to St. Thomas and give fresh insights to those who already know him somewhat. His book is remarkably comprehensive.” —The Heythrop Journal