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Franciscan and Dominican Trinitarian Theology (Thirteenth Century): Bonaventure and Aquinas

Joseph Wawrykow

in The Oxford Handbook of the Trinity

Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780199557813
Published online January 2012 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199557813.003.0014

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Religion and Theology

Franciscan and Dominican Trinitarian Theology (Thirteenth Century): Bonaventure and Aquinas

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This article explores Franciscan and Dominican Trinitarian theology during the thirteenth century, focusing on the thoughts of Saint Bonaventure and Thomas Aquinas. It underscores the centrality of Trinitarian theology for both theologians and highlights their areas of agreement as well as their distinctive features. It explains that Bonaventure put the good and love at the heart of his account of God and emphasized the primacy of the Father. It highlights Aquinas' understanding of divine persons in terms of subsistent relations.

Keywords: Trinitarian theology; Saint Bonaventure; Thomas Aquinas; God; Father; divine persons; subsistent relations

Article.  7854 words. 

Subjects: Religion ; Philosophy of Religion ; Christianity ; Religious Studies

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