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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

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780823229284
Published online March 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780823236671 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5422/fso/9780823229284.003.0013
The Immediate Creation of the Human Soul by God and Some Contemporary Challenges

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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 Catholic doctrine. It also discusses new contemporary challenges to it from within Christian thought.

Keywords: human soul; God's creation; Catholic doctrine; Saint Thomas; Christian thought

Chapter.  7727 words. 

Subjects: Early Christianity

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