By Rudi Te Velde
"Aquinas on God" offers an available exploration of Thomas Aquinas' belief of God. targeting the "Summa Theologiae", the paintings containing Aquinas' so much systematic and entire exposition of the Christian doctrine of God, Rudi te Velde acquaints the reader with Aquinas' theological knowing of God and the metaphysical rules and propositions which underlie his venture. Aquinas' belief of God isn't really handled as an remoted metaphysical doctrine, yet from the viewpoint of Aquinas' extensive theological view which underlies the scheme of the Summa. Readers drawn to Aquinas, historic theology, metaphysics, and metaphysical discourse on God within the Christian culture will locate this new contribution to the experiences of Aquinas worthy.
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758. th. 1, ad 1. th. 8, ad 2. ) are the authors of the Old Testament, the apostles of the New Testament. In article 7 Thomas rejects the suggestion that Christ may constitute the primary subject of the sacred doctrine. The science of sacred doctrine deals primarily with God, and it deals with other things, such as with the meaning of Christ, in relation to God. The question remains, however, whether Thomas conceives the notion of sacred doctrine with or without Christ. th. 1. Ibid. This is the reason why Thomas speaks about ‘salvation’; he does not mention the state of sin, from which man needs to be saved.
Th. I-II, prol. Cf. 418), who rightly observes that the distinctive feature of the Tertia Pars consists in the soteriological dimension of Christ. Compare also the prologue of the Tertia Pars, where Thomas speaks of Christ as the ‘way whereby we may attain to the beatitude of immortal life by rising again (immortalis vitae resurgendo)’. In the Secunda Pars the expression ‘eternal life’ is used. In contrast to this the term ‘immortal life’ includes a reference to sin as a consequence of which human life has lost its original immunity to death.
The teachings of this scientia principally concern God; they are true of God. But the reality that they are true of ﬁrst requires an intelligible determination, which cannot be taken from revelation as such. The Summa’s keyword with regard to the status and role of philosophical reason in the exposition of the doctrine of faith is manuductio. By what is known through natural reason, the human intellect is led more easily to that which is above reason. Philosophy thus plays a mediatory role: it mediates the human intellect and the full intelligibility of revealed truth of God, which is beyond the grasp of reason.