TITLE

What Aquinas Really Said About Women

AUTHOR(S)
George, Marie I.
PUB. DATE
December 1999
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Dec1999, Issue 98, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Probes the assertion made by philosopher Thomas Aquinas in the book `Summa Theologiae,' that women are intellectually inferior. Influence of Aristotle's reproductive biology on Aquinas' concepts; Argument on the importance of imperfection to create diversity and represent God; Recognition of the Blessed Virgin Mary's exultance in grace.
ACCESSION #
2584709

 

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