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Thomas Aquinas: Faith, Reason, and Following Christ

Frederick Christian Bauerschmidt


Thomas Aquinas is widely recognized as one of history’s most significant Christian theologians and one of the most powerful philosophical minds of the western tradition. But what has often not been sufficiently attended to is the fact that he carried out his theological and philosophical labours as a part of his vocation as a Dominican friar, dedicated to a life of preaching and the care of souls. This book places Aquinas’ thought within the context of that vocation, and argues that his views on issues of God, creation, Christology, soteriology, and the Christian life are both shaped by and in ... More

Keywords: Thomas Aquinas, Dominican friar, God, creation, Christology, soteriology, Christian life, faith, reason

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199213146
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213146.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Frederick Christian Bauerschmidt, author
Associate Professor of Theology, Loyola University, Maryland