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Contemplating Aquinas

Fergus Kerr

Contemplating Aquinas

on the varieties of interpretation

by Fergus Kerr

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Published by University of Notre Dame Press in Notre Dame, Ind .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Fergus Kerr
SeriesFaith in reason
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB765.T54 C633 2006
The Physical Object
Pagination286 p. ;
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24560079M
ISBN 100268033161
ISBN 109780268033163
LC Control Number2006032113

In Contemplating the Trinity, Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa, the preacher to the papal household, invites readers to turn to the Trinity so that they can enter into and experience the relationship of love that the divine Persons share with one another/5(3). Contemplation and Kingdom Aquinas Reads Richard of St. Victor Hart, Kevin. Contemplation and Kingdom seeks to retrieve aspects of Richard of St. Victor's treatment of contemplation, principally in De arca mystica, and does so by weighing Thomas Aquinas's reservations about this treatment in the Summa Aquinas right to object, as Augustine does in De Doctrina Christiana, that our.

The contemplation of John was also perfect. For contemplation is perfect when the one contemplating is led and raised to the height of the thing contemplated. Should he remain at a lower level, then no matter how high the things which he might contemplate, the contemplation . Aquinas said earlier that pleasure helps assuage sorrow. While ice cream and chocolate might be a start, he explains that the deepest kind of pleasure comes when you become a better person from contemplating truth and growing in wisdom: “The greatest of all pleasures consists in the contemplation of truth.

Compare Plotinus Aquinas And Augustine  St. Augustine of Hippo vs. St. Thomas Aquinas- Contradicting Views Tamanpreet Kaur Gill Grand Canyon University: PHI 12 October St. Augustine of Hippo vs. St. Thomas Aquinas- Contradicting Views Saint Augustine of Hippo, as he is most commonly referred, of the early fifth century and Saint Thomas Aquinas, of the thirteenth . What, in the consensus of the wisdom of the early Greeks, of Plato and Aristotle, of the New Testament, of Augustine and Aquinas, is that condition of perfect bliss toward which all life and effort tend by nature? In this profound and illuminating inquiry, Pieper considers the nature of contemplation, and the meaning and goal of life.


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out of 5 stars Spend time contemplating Aquinas. Reviewed in the United States on Febru Verified Purchase. I highly recommend this work.

It is another excellent book by the editor Fergus Kerr OP. It is beautifully bound in keeping with the fine articles inside. This series by Notre Dame Press is superb.5/5(2).

Contemplating Aquinas book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Among the many fruitful and challenging sites for mutual engagement 4/5. Get this from a library. Contemplating Aquinas: on the varieties of interpretation. [Fergus Kerr;] -- "Among the many fruitful Contemplating Aquinas book challenging sites for mutual engagement of theology and philosophy, the renewed study of St.

Thomas Aquinas has proven to be both lively and controversial. Given. The essays here arise out of a conference held in at Heythrop College, University of London, which was introduced by Bishop Malcolm McMahon, OP.

This collection reflects the state of Aquinas studies throughout North America, Britain, and Northern Europe, and provides an introduction to this diversity for a general and scholarly readership.

Contemplating Aquinas by Fergus Kerr,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(3). 26 For attributing “infused contemplation” to Aquinas, see for instance R.

Garrigou-Lagrange, Christian Perfection and Contemplation (Rockford, Ill.: Tan Books, ), and Jean-Pierre. We are meditating on that part of the Via Negativa that is about silence and contemplation. One might call it the “mind-emptiness Contemplating Aquinas book leads to mind-fulness.” Thomas Aquinas () is best known as a theologian who ushered the scientist Aristotle into Western culture, insisting that religion without science is sure to make many mistakes about Aquinas on Contemplation.

Contemplating Aquinas aims to provide a more general scholarly English readership with access to a far greater variety of approaches to Aquinas than they will have been so far accustomed, as a way of expanding and developing the reception of the contemporary reading of Aquinas. The book does not aim to give a coherent or exhaustive picture of Reviews: 2.

Thomas Aquinas, Italian Dominican theologian and Roman Catholic saint, the foremost medieval Scholastic. He was responsible for the classical systematization of Latin theology, and he wrote some of the most gravely beautiful eucharistic hymns in the church’s liturgy.

Learn more about Aquinas. The first quote (constituting the first two paragraphs) is from Christian Perfection and Contemplation by the eminent Dominican theologian and Thomist, Father Garrigou-Lagrange; the second quote (constituting the final two paragraphs) is directly from the encyclical, Studiorum Ducem, written by Pope Pius XI in honor of Saint Thomas Aquinas.

The aim of this book is to highlight the variety of interpretations of Aquinas' work that have begun to develop since the s. It introduces readers to differing readings of Aquinas, and provides a context and an invitation to go deeper into the scholarship from which each chapter emerges. 6in Blue Wood Guardian Angel Silver Cross - Gift Boxed.

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In order to navigate out of this carousel please use Cited by: 1. At the heart of the Thomas Aquinas College curriculum are the great books, the original works of the greatest minds in our tradition, both ancient and modern. The College’s syllabus is composed exclusively of the seminal texts that have, for good or for ill, animated Western civilization.

Each one speaks to the reality at the core of human experience, a reality that transcends time or place. The book goes through the classical three stages of the ascetical and mystical life. It shows that the way of perfection is not just for the cloistered or religious, but for everyone.

This thinking helped pave the way for Vatcan II's "universal call to holiness."5/5(12). Enjoy the best Thomas Aquinas Quotes at BrainyQuote.

Quotations by Thomas Aquinas, Italian Theologian, Born Share with your friends. In this delightful book, Matthew Fox expresses the radical vision and rapturous heart of the historically misunderstood Thomas Aquinas who speaks often a child-like, brilliant and clear metaphysic of cosmic love.

This is a timely book for both the old and the young alike in our culture of suspicion and cynicism. Contemplating Aquinas: On the Varieties of Interpretation Among the many fruitful and challenging sites for mutual engagement of theology and philosophy, the renewed study of St.

Thomas Aquinas has proven to be both lively and controversial. out of 5 stars Spend time contemplating Aquinas. Febru Format: Paperback Verified Purchase. I highly recommend this work. It is another excellent book by the editor Fergus Kerr OP. It is beautifully bound in keeping with the fine articles inside.

This series by Notre Dame Press is superb. One person found this helpful. According to Aquinas, the highest form of life is the contemplative which communicates the fruits of contemplation to others, since it is based on the abundance of contemplation (contemplari et contemplata aliis tradere) (ST, III, Q.

40, A. 1, Ad 2). This thrilling, exalted, fierce, sublime book by our greatest and wisest living Christian prophet reveals Thomas Aquinas not only as the Bach of Christian Mystics, boundlessly and groundedly creative, majestic and pragmatic--but also as the most inspired and vibrant possible companion for all sacred activists now struggling to birth a new world.Saint Thomas Aquinas (also Thomas of Aquin, or Aquino; c.

– 7 March ) was an Italian Catholic priest in the Order of Preachers, a philosopher and theologian in the scholastic tradition, known as Doctor Angelicus, Doctor Universalis and Doctor is the foremost classical proponent of natural theology, and the father of the Thomistic school of philosophy and theology.Contemplating Aquinas: on the varieties of interpretation - Book | See esp.

Fergus Kerr, 'The Varieties of Interpreting Aquinas', pp.for an interesting, albeit provocative, account of the study of Aquinas in a st c. British context, and Otto-Hermann Pesch, 'Thomas Aquinas .