Summa Theologiae: Volume 47, The Pastoral and Religious Lives: 2a2ae. 183-189 by Thomas AquinasSumma Theologiae: Volume 47, The Pastoral and Religious Lives: 2a2ae. 183-189 by Thomas Aquinas

Summa Theologiae: Volume 47, The Pastoral and Religious Lives: 2a2ae. 183-189

byThomas AquinasEditorJordan Aumann

Paperback | October 26, 2006

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The Summa Theologiae ranks among the greatest documents of the Christian Church, and is a landmark of medieval western thought. It provides the framework for Catholic studies in systematic theology and for a classical Christian philosophy, and is regularly consulted by scholars of all faiths and none, across a range of academic disciplines. This paperback reissue of the classic Latin/English edition first published by the English Dominicans in the 1960s and 1970s, in the wake of the Second Vatican Council, has been undertaken in response to regular requests from readers and librarians around the world for the entire series of 61 volumes to be made available again. The original text is unchanged, except for the correction of a small number of typographical errors.
Thomas Aquinas, the most noted philosopher of the Middle Ages, was born near Naples, Italy, to the Count of Aquino and Theodora of Naples. As a young man he determined, in spite of family opposition to enter the new Order of Saint Dominic. He did so in 1244. Thomas Aquinas was a fairly radical Aristotelian. He rejected any form of spec...
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Title:Summa Theologiae: Volume 47, The Pastoral and Religious Lives: 2a2ae. 183-189Format:PaperbackDimensions:312 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.71 inPublished:October 26, 2006Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521029554

ISBN - 13:9780521029551

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Table of Contents

Editorial notes; Introduction; Question 183. The offices and states of men in general; Question 184. The state of perfection in general; Question 185. The episcopal state; Question 186. The essential elements of the religious state; Question 187. Activities of religious; Question 188. Distinction of religious institutes; Question 189. Entrance into religious life; Glossary; Index.