Aquinas: Summa Theologiae, Questions on God

Aquinas: Summa Theologiae, Questions on God

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Thomas Aquinas (1224/6-1274) was one of the greatest of the medieval philosophers. His Summa Theologiae is his most important contribution to Christian theology, and one of the main sources for his philosophy. This volume offers most of the Summa's first 26 questions, including all of those on the existence and nature of God. Based on the 1960 Blackfriars translation, this version has been extensively revised by Brian Davies and also includes an introduction by Brian Leftow which places the questions in their philosophical and historical context. The result is an accessible and up-to-date edition of Aquinas' thoughts on the nature and existence of God, both of which have continuing relevance for the philosophy of religion and Christian theology.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 344 pages
  • 155 x 229 x 21mm | 510g
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0521528925
  • 9780521528924
  • 1,069,544

Table of contents

1. The nature and scope of sacred doctrine; 2. Does God exist?; 3. God's simplicity; 4. God's perfection; 5. The general notion of good; 6. God's goodness; 7. God's limitlessness; 8. God's existence in things; 9. God's unchangeableness; 10. God's eternity; 11. God's oneness; 12. How God's creatures know Him; 13. Talking about God; 14. God's knowledge; 15. On God's ideas; 18. On God's life; 19. God's will and providence; 20. Love in God; 21. God's justice and mercy; 22. God's providence; 25. God's power; 26. God's beatitude.
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About Brian Leftow

Brian Davies is Professor of Philosophy at Fordham University, New York. Brian Leftow is Nolloth Professor of the Christian Religion, University of Oxford.
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