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The Theological Character of the Scholastic “Division of the Text” with Particular Reference to the Commentaries of Saint Thomas Aquinas

John F. Boyle

in With Reverence for the Word: Medieval Scriptural Exegesis in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195137279
eISBN:
9780199849482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137279.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

In his commentary on the Gospel according to Saint John, Saint Thomas Aquinas states the principal point—the unifying theme—of the Gospel: to “show the divinity of the incarnate Word”. In view of ... More


Return of the Cultural Hero

Frank Graziano

in The Millennial New World

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195124323
eISBN:
9780199784561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195124324.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter studies how the death of heroes is undone in myths through resurrection, reconstitution, reawakening, mistaken or assumed identity, exile or hiding, ascension into heaven, mysterious ... More


The Four “Senses” and Four Exegetes

Edward Synan

in With Reverence for the Word: Medieval Scriptural Exegesis in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195137279
eISBN:
9780199849482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137279.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The four senses of scripture honored during the Middle Ages generated two memorable lines of verse, a distich, that would be cited by Nicholas of Lyra around the year 1330 as if well known to all his ... More


What Cannot Be Said in Saint Thomas's Essence-Existence Doctrine

W. Norris Clarke, SJ

in The Creative Retrieval of Saint Thomas Aquinas: Essays in Thomistic Philosophy, New and Old

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229284
eISBN:
9780823236671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229284.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter explores the limits of Saint Thomas's essence-existence doctrine. In the Thomistic sense of drawing back to a ground, many metaphysicians explain the bond of unity by reducing the ... More


The Metaphysics of Religious Art: Reflections on a Text of Saint Thomas

W. Norris Clarke, SJ

in The Creative Retrieval of Saint Thomas Aquinas: Essays in Thomistic Philosophy, New and Old

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229284
eISBN:
9780823236671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229284.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines the relation between religious art and metaphysics as studied by Saint Thomas. It aims to uncover the underlying metaphysical and epistemological structures supporting the ... More


The Creative Retrieval of Saint Thomas Aquinas: Essays in Thomistic Philosophy, New and Old

W. Norris Clarke

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229284
eISBN:
9780823236671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229284.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book contains fifteen chapters, five of which appear here for the first time, as the most significant of the more than seventy essays the book's author has written over the course of a long ... More


Is the Ethical Eudaimonism of Saint Thomas Too Self-Centered?

W. Norris Clarke, SJ

in The Creative Retrieval of Saint Thomas Aquinas: Essays in Thomistic Philosophy, New and Old

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229284
eISBN:
9780823236671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229284.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter answers the question: Is the ethical eudaimonism of Saint Thomas too self-centered? This criticism of the teleological approach of Saint Thomas deserves careful reflection on the part of ... More


Conscience and the Person

W. Norris Clarke, SJ

in The Creative Retrieval of Saint Thomas Aquinas: Essays in Thomistic Philosophy, New and Old

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229284
eISBN:
9780823236671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229284.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses the relation between conscience and the person. Conscience refers to that “inner voice” that advises a person and commands him in the presence of a moral decision as to how to ... More


The Immediate Creation of the Human Soul by God and Some Contemporary Challenges

W. Norris Clarke, SJ

in The Creative Retrieval of Saint Thomas Aquinas: Essays in Thomistic Philosophy, New and Old

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229284
eISBN:
9780823236671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229284.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter presents traditional Catholic doctrine on the creation of the human soul by God. It provides information on the classic philosophical argumentation of Saint Thomas regarding the latter ... More


The Integration of Personalism and Thomistic Metaphysics in Twenty-First-Century Thomism

W. Norris Clarke, SJ

in The Creative Retrieval of Saint Thomas Aquinas: Essays in Thomistic Philosophy, New and Old

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229284
eISBN:
9780823236671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229284.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses the integration of personalism and metaphysics in twentieth century Thomism. There are several steps to unveiling the personalist dimension. The first step is to discover what ... More


The Boethian Solution

Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski

in The Dilemma of Freedom and Foreknowledge

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195107630
eISBN:
9780199852956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195107630.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

In the previous chapter, it was argued that the Accidental Necessity Version of the divine foreknowledge dilemma is very strong. In addition, there is the problem of the Causal Necessity Version. ... More


The African Slave Trade, 1660–1815

David M. Stark

in Slave Families and the Hato Economy in Puerto Rico

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060439
eISBN:
9780813050669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060439.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Baptismal records can be used to locate and identify Africans brought to Puerto Rico in the years 1660 to 1815. Small numbers of Africans were baptized which confirms that few Africans arrived when ... More


Experience of God: A Response to John D. Caputo

Michael J. Scanlon and O. S. A.

in The Experience of God: A Postmodern Response

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225187
eISBN:
9780823237135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225187.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

John D. Caputo reminds us that the impossible immobilizes us on the cognitive level, but then we shift to the conative, to the sphere of praxis and the pragmatic order. This ... More


Faith and Nature

María M. Portuondo

in The Spanish Disquiet: The Biblical Natural Philosophy of Benito Arias Montano

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226592268
eISBN:
9780226609096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226609096.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Arias Montano’s magnum opus drew from two genres that were vehicles for discussions about the relationship between the revealed Word, the study of nature and the purpose of natural philosophy: ... More


Leipzig (1723–30)

Malcolm Boyd

in Bach

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195307719
eISBN:
9780199850785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307719.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines developments in the musical career of Johann Sebastian Bach in Leipzig during the period from 1723 to 1730. In 1723, Bach took his family to Leipzig when he was appointed Kantor ... More


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