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Author Jordan, Mark D., author

Title Teaching bodies : moral formation in the Summa of Thomas Aquinas / Mark D. Jordan
Edition First edition
Published New York, NY : Fordham University Press, 2017


Description 1 online resource
Contents The Summa's origins: three fables and a candid counterproposal -- Sacraments, gospel, incarnation -- Incarnation as instruction -- Seeing gospel stories -- Sacramental bodies -- Writing scenes of moral instruction -- Scenes of instruction -- From scenes to authorities -- The Summa in (our) libraries -- Moral theology on the way to its end -- The good that draws the will -- Stages on law's way -- The gifts of the spirit -- Vocations and Viae -- The good of reading
Summary Leading scholar of Christian thought Mark D. Jordan offers an original reading of the Summa of Theology of Thomas Aquinas. Reading backward, Jordan interprets the main parts of the Summa, starting from the conclusion, to reveal how Thomas teaches morals by directing attention to the way God teaches morals, namely through embodied scenes: the incarnation, the gospels, and the sacraments
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
SUBJECT Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274. Summa theologica.
Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274. Summa theologica
Summa theologica (Thomas, Aquinas, Saint) fast (OCoLC)fst01357563
Subject Ethics, Medieval.
RELIGION -- Theology.
Ethics, Medieval.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780823273829