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Thomas Aquinas on God and Evil

Brian Davies

Abstract

This book offers an in-depth study of Saint Thomas Aquinas's thoughts on God and evil, revealing that Aquinas's thinking about God and evil can be traced through his metaphysical philosophy, his thoughts on God and creation, and his writings about Christian revelation and the doctrines of the Trinity and the Incarnation. The book first gives an introduction to Aquinas's philosophical theology, as well as a nuanced analysis of the ways in which Aquinas's writings have been considered over time. For hundreds of years scholars have argued that Aquinas's views on God and evil were original and dif ... More

Keywords: Thomas Aquinas, God, evil, creation, Christian revelation, Trinity, Incarnation, philosophical theology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199790890
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790890.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Brian Davies, author
Fordham University
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