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Author Te Velde, Rudi

Title Aquinas on God : the 'Divine Science' of the Summa Theologiae
Published Farnham : Ashgate Pub., 2007
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Description 1 online resource (201 pages)
Series Ashgate Studies in the History of Philosophical Theology
Ashgate studies in the history of philosophical theology.
Contents Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction: Thinking Systematically about God from Within the Christian Tradition; 1 A Masterpiece of Theology Aims, Method and Composition of the Summa theologiae; 2 The First Thing to Know: Does God Exist? On the Five Ways; 3 The Heart of the Matter: What God Is (Not); 4 Divine Names On Human Discourse about God; 5 God's Proper Action On the Causality of Creation; 6 A God of Grace On Human Freedom and Divine Grace; Epilogue: Aquinas' God and the Language of Participation; Select Bibliography; Index
Summary Aquinas on God presents an accessible exploration of Thomas Aquinas' conception of God. Focusing on the Summa theologiae - the work containing Aquinas' most systematic and complete exposition of the Christian doctrine of God - Rudi te Velde acquaints the reader with Aquinas' theological understanding of God and the metaphysical principles and propositions that underlie his project. Readers interested in Aquinas, historical theology, metaphysics and metaphysical discourse on God in the Christian tradition will find this new contribution to the studies of Aquinas invaluable
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Form Electronic book
ISBN 0754687805 (electronic bk.)
9780754687801 (electronic bk.)