TITLE

SAINT THOMAS AQUINAS AND IMAM AL-GHAZALI ON THE ATTAINMENT OF HAPPINESS

AUTHOR(S)
Shah, R. Rania
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Listening: Journal of Communication Ethics, Religion & Culture;Winter2013, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the common notion of happiness of theologian and philosopher Saint Thomas Aquinas. It discusses Aquinas' "Summa Theologica" which deals the ageless topic of happiness through the insight of human nature and the framework of Christian theology. It highlights how Aquinas shows that the notions of philosopher Aristotle of self-sufficiency and absolutely ultimate end are engrafted with the hierarchical order of the natural law.
ACCESSION #
91994007

 

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