Sale! View Preview Aquinas’s Shorter SummaSaint Thomas's Own Concise Version of His Summa Theologica by Saint Thomas Aquinas Format Choose an optioneBookPaperback Quantity Aquinas's Shorter Summa quantity Add to cart The essentials of Catholic doctrine— clearly and succinctly presented Two years before he died, St. Thomas Aquinas — probably the greatest teacher the Church has ever known — was asked by his assistant, Brother Reginald, to write a simple summary of the Faith of the Catholic Church for those who lacked the time or the stamina to tackle his massive Summa Theologica.In response, the great saint quickly set down — in language that non-scholars can understand — his peerless insights into the major topics of theology: the Trinity, Divine Providence, the Incarnation of Christ, the Last Judgment, and much more.Here, then, is not only St. Thomas's concise statement of the key elements of his thought, but a handy reference source for the essential truths of the Catholic Faith.St. Thomas will show you: Why faith is reasonable, not blindWhy evil can never be as powerful as goodSolid arguments for Christ's ResurrectionPowerful arguments for God's existenceWhy angels are necessary in creationHow Adam's sin differed from Eve'sWhy Jesus descended into HellWhy we must suffer for Adam's sinWhy the truths that you can knowonly through Revelation are nevertheless rationalStartling details about God's forgivenessFacts about the punishment of the damned:both spiritual and bodilyHow a soul's damnation can becompatible with God's goodnessWhat Christians should thinkabout “fate” and “chance”What life after resurrection will be likeThree ways in which God is in all thingsEternal life: what it is; how to understand itHow you can know God through reasonHell-fire: whether it's real or symbolicWhy God became manWhy God allows evilHow Jesus “grew in wisdom”How Christ can have existed for all eternityand yet be God's SonThe Beatific Vision: what it really isWhy God's knowledge of the futuredoesn't deny man's free willHow the Holy Trinity is threedistinct Persons, yet one GodMuch more that will help you knowand love God with greater understanding! Endorsements An invaluable introduction to St. Thomas's wisdom and insight.Edward Cardinal EganA gem, a precious pearl, a masterpiece!Peter KreeftThomas Aquinas at his clearest and best. A treasure.Ralph McInerny Details Pages 432 ISBN or UPC 978-1-928832-43-0 Dimensions N/A Weight N/A SKU d20993 SKU 431 Reviews There are no reviews yet. Add your review Cancel replyYour rating * Rate… Perfect Good Average Not that bad Very poor Your review *Name * Email * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. You Might Also Like Always Inspired The Aquinas Catechism The Springtime that Never Came Why Bad Things Happen to Good Catholics The Sign of the Cross
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