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‘A Mechanism of Attachments’

Julia T. Meszaros.

in Selfless Love and Human Flourishing in Paul Tillich and Iris Murdoch

March 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Religion; Christian Theology. 13757 words.

Chapter 6 examines Iris Murdoch’s understanding of the self. It is shown that Murdoch accepts modern insights into the disunited and fluctuant nature of the self, yet also attempts to...

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Alnwick, Martin

S. F. Brown.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Education; Philosophy; Theology. 581 words.

Alnwick, Martin (d. 1336), Franciscan friar, theologian, and philosopher, doubtless came from Northumberland. Possibly the Martinus occasionally recorded as participating in Oxford...

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Analytic Theology

Edited by Oliver D. Crisp and Michael C. Rea.

February 2009; p ublished online May 2009 .

Book. Subjects: Christian Theology; Philosophy of Religion. 336 pages.

Philosophy in the English-speaking world is dominated by analytical approaches to its problems and projects; but theology has been dominated by alternative approaches. Many would say that...

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Another Look at Divine Hiddenness

Terence Cuneo.

in Ritualized Faith

March 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Religion; Christian Theology. 7108 words.

In his book The Wisdom to Doubt, J. L. Schellenberg builds a case for religious skepticism by advancing a version of the Hiddenness Argument. This argument rests on the claim that God could...

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The Aporia of the Concept of Revelation

Jean-Luc Marion and Stephen E. Lewis.

in Givenness and Revelation

March 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Religion; Christian Theology. 9367 words.

The chapter sketches the surprising history of the concept of “revelation”. Thomas Aquinas distinguished between revealed and non-revealed knowledge of God, thus developing a strictly epist...

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Aquinas and Aristotelian Hylomorphism

Raymond Hain.

in Aristotle in Aquinas’s Theology

October 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology; Philosophy of Religion. 11354 words.

This chapter first develops St. Thomas Aquinas’s appropriation of Aristotle’s hylomorphic account of human nature by considering Aquinas’s commentary on the De anima and Aquinas’s own...

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Aristotelian Doctrines in Aquinas’s Treatment of Justice

Christopher A. Franks.

in Aristotle in Aquinas’s Theology

October 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology; Philosophy of Religion. 14056 words.

In the treatise on justice in the Summa theologiae, Aquinas often borrows from Aristotle’s moral vocabulary. But Aquinas does not thereby root justice in a nature disengaged from...

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Aristotelianism and Angelology According to Aquinas

Serge-Thomas Bonino, OP.

in Aristotle in Aquinas’s Theology

October 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology; Philosophy of Religion. 10411 words.

This chapter treats Aristotle’s role in the angelology of Aquinas, both in his Summa theologiae and in other works. For Aquinas, our knowledge of angels comes largely from divine...

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Aristotle and Aquinas’s Theology of Charity in the <i>Summa Theologiae</i>

Guy Mansini OSB.

in Aristotle in Aquinas’s Theology

October 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology; Philosophy of Religion. 9422 words.

Since charity is the love of God poured into our hearts by the Holy Spirit and is a gift that raises us to share in Trinitarian life, it is distinguished from the natural love of God suited...

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Aristotle and the Mosaic Law

Matthew Levering.

in Aristotle in Aquinas’s Theology

October 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology; Philosophy of Religion. 12512 words.

In Aquinas’s treatise on the Old Law in the Prima Secundae of the Summa theologiae, question 100 quotes Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics sixteen times, while question 105 quotes the Politics ...

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