Summa Theologica All Complete Unabridged 3 Parts Supplement Appendix Interactive Links And Annotations

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Summa Theologica All Complete Unabridged 3 Parts Supplement Appendix Interactive Links And Annotations

Author : Thomas Aquinas
ISBN : 9788074842924
Genre : Religion
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This carefully crafted ebook: "Summa Theologica (All Complete & Unabridged 3 Parts + Supplement & Appendix + interactive links and annotations)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. This ebook is the best-known work of Thomas Aquinas (c.1225–1274). Although unfinished, the Summa is "one of the classics of the history of philosophy and one of the most influential works of Western literature." It is intended as an instructional guide for moderate theologians, and a compendium of all of the main theological teachings of the Catholic Church. It presents the reasoning for almost all points of Christian theology in the West. The Summa Theologica is divided into three parts, and each of these three parts contains numerous subdivisions. Part 1 deals primarily with God and comprises discussions of 119 questions concerning the existence and nature of God, the Creation, angels, the work of the six days of Creation, the essence and nature of man, and divine government. Part 2 deals with man and includes discussions of 303 questions concerning the purpose of man, habits, types of law, vices and virtues, prudence and justice, fortitude and temperance, graces, and the religious versus the secular life. Part 3 deals with Christ and comprises discussions of 90 questions concerning the Incarnation, the Sacraments, and the Resurrection. Some editions of the Summa Theologica include a Supplement comprising discussions of an additional 99 questions concerning a wide variety of loosely related issues such as excommunication, indulgences, confession, marriage, purgatory, and the relations of the saints toward the damned. Scholars believe that Rainaldo da Piperno, a friend of Aquinas, probably gathered the material in this supplement from a work that Aquinas had completed before he began working on the Summa Theologica. It seeks to describe the relationship between God and man and to explain how man’s reconciliation with the Divine is made possible at all through Christ. To this end, Aquinas cites proofs for the existence of God and outlines the activities and nature of God. Approximately one-half of the Summa Theologica then examines the nature and purpose of man. Finally, Aquinas devotes his attention to the nature of Christ and the role of the Sacraments in effecting a bridge between God and man. Within these broad topical boundaries, though, Aquinas examines the nature of God and man in exquisite detail. His examination includes questions of how angels act on bodies, the union of body and soul, the cause and remedies of anger, cursing, and the comparison of one sin with another. Aquinas is attempting to offer a truly universal and rational view of all existence. Thomas Aquinas, O.P. (1225 – 1274), also Thomas of Aquin or Aquino, was an Italian Dominican priest, and an immensely influential philosopher and theologian in the tradition of scholasticism, within which he is also known as the "Doctor Angelicus", "Doctor Communis", and "Doctor Universalis". He was the foremost classical proponent of natural theology, and the father of Thomism. His influence on Western thought is considerable, and much of modern philosophy was conceived in development or refutation of his ideas, particularly in the areas of ethics, natural law, metaphysics, and political theory.
Category: Religion

Upward Momentum

Author : Francis Herras
ISBN : 9781973637820
Genre : Religion
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Being humble is the way of the winning attitude in life! Successful people have a greater tendency to brag about their finances, wealth, riches, and possessions. As a result, they have a greater tendency to develop a worldview that is framed according to stuff, things, success, and accomplishments. This book will equip readers about the attitudes of humility (the secret ingredients towards success in life), show them the view from the top that guarantees a better way of life, and offer them an upward momentum to carry out their God-given purpose in life. Humility is the way of the winning attitude in life. Readers will • discover the sure way to guarantee promotion; • discover the secret ingredient to succeed in Christian life; • develop a belief system that honors God; • carry out their God-given purpose in life; • captures the view from the top; • learn that their vision is their destination; • balance the dilemma between making a living versus making a lifestyle; and • understand what work is, what the real purpose of work is, and why we work. The book will • help readers understand that humility cures pride and attracts success; • clarify the difference between responsibility and deserving; • educate readers about inner change to create outer change; • unveils the powerful antidote for loneliness; • reveal the key to happiness; • show the key to meaningfulness; • provide a perspective that life should measure time, not time measuring life; and • help readers realize their God-given ability to produce wealth.
Category: Religion

Die Ritterlich Un D Lobwirdig Rayss 1515

Author : Lodovico de Varthema
ISBN : UOM:39015028436262
Genre : History
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Narrative of travels in the Middle East & India by a Bolognese traveler.
Category: History