Saint Thomas Aquinas

[Revised entry by Ralph McInerny and John O'Callaghan on May 23, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Thomas Aquinas (1225 - 1274) lived at a critical juncture of western culture when the
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[Revised entry by Ralph McInerny and John O'Callaghan on May 23, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Thomas Aquinas (1225 - 1274) lived at a critical juncture of western culture when the arrival of the Aristotelian corpus in Latin translation reopened the question of the relation between faith and reason, calling into question the modus vivendi that had obtained for centuries. This crisis flared up just as universities were being founded. Thomas, after early studies at...

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