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  • God Saint Thomas
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    Saint Thomas Aquinas Saint Thomas Aquinas was a philosopher, theologian, Doctor of the Catholic Church, and is the patron saint of Catholic Universities, colleges, and schools. He was born in Rocca Secc a, Italy, in 1225 and was born into a wealthy family. He even was related to the kings of Aragon, Castile, and France. His journey into Catholic beliefs seemed predestined, for he was told when he was a young child that he would become a friar and no one would be equal to him. He started his ques...
  • Saint Thomas Love Of God
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    I chose to write about Saint Thomas Aquinas because I have heard of his life and found it interesting. There was also a large pool of knowledge to research from, about Saint Thomas Aquinas. I also knew he is called Doctor of the church and I wanted to learn more about that. I was interested in Saint Thomas Aquinas because he was misunderstood by his peers and was also called "the Dumb Ox". I wanted to understand how someone can be so misunderstood stood and be a brilliant philosopher. After read...
  • Sinful To Wage War
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    The Summa Theologica by Thomas Aquinas Born in Italy, Thomas Aquinas was one of the most educated men of his time. Aquinas, whose family were noble, was educated as a monk and later continued his education at the University of Naples followed by the University of Paris where he studied the ancient Greek thought of Aristotle. Educated in both philosophy and theology, Aquinas is thought to be one of the most important philosophers of Catholicism. One of Aquinas's most influential writings is the S...
  • Every Agent Acts For An End
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    ST THOMAS AQUINAS Aquinas writes that 'since the day of Aristotle, probably no one man has exercised such a powerful influence on the thinking world as did St Thomas Aquinas. He was born in 1225 in Italy of a noble family, thus separated by 900 years to Aristotle. He received his first education at the Abbey of Monte Cassino, going on from there to the University of Naples. In 1243, he joined the Dominican monastic order at Co login. His most influential teacher was another Dominican, Albertus M...
  • Peter Abelard And Thomas Aquinas
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    Who were some of the outstanding theologians of the High Middle Ages and what were their ideas Why was theology so important in the Middle Ages For about the first 1000 years after the death of Christ, paganism, propoganda and superstition were popular beliefs. The thoughts of two theologians of the time period, Peter Abelard and Thomas Aquinas, would change this belief system forever. Peter Abelard applied logic and reasoning in a systematic fashion to church doctrines, and greatly furthered th...
  • O Lord My God
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    THOMAS AQUINAS Also known as Doctor Angelic us; The Dumb Ox; The Universal Teacher; Doctor Communis; Great Synthesizer Memorial 28 January Profile Son of the Count of Aquino, born in the family castle in Lombardy near Naples. Educated by Benedictine monks at Monte Cassino, and at the University of Naples. Secretly joined the medic ant Dominican friars in 1244. His noble family kidnapped and imprisoned him for a year to keep him out of sight, and deprogram him, but he rejoined his order in 1245. ...

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