TITLE

Thomas Aquinas: A Doctor for the Ages

AUTHOR(S)
Cessario, Romanus
PUB. DATE
March 1999
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Mar1999, Issue 91, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Chronicles the life of medieval Catholic priest, Thomas Aquinas. Family background; Social conflicts that dominate Aquinas' construction of his corpus of theological and philosophical writings; Political conflicts that affected Aquinas' personal background; Education with the Benedictine monks at Monte Cassino and in Naples.
ACCESSION #
1578580

 

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