Aquinas

CATHOLIC THEOLOGY: A QUICK AND EASY CRASH COURSE FOR BEGINNERS

Oct 20th, 2017 | By

Catholic Theology: “Queen Of The Sciences” Traditionally speaking, theology was understood to be the “Queen Of The Sciences”. In other words, theology is not only a science but it is also one that holds a top rank above all other subjects as the queen of the sciences. The reason why is because theology holds a

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The Aquinas School Of Theology And Philosophy: Apologetics Curriculum

Oct 13th, 2017 | By

The purpose of apologetics, or as it has been traditionally called fundamental theology, is to show the rationality of believing in the Christian religion. This topic is extremely important, especially in our day when the intellectual foundations of the faith are so commonly challenged. Apologetics is also important for a second reason. Theology, in the

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The Aquinas School Of Philosophy And Theology Part 1: Orientation

Oct 12th, 2017 | By

As numerous popes have said in different ways, the philosophical and theological thought of St. Thomas Aquinas is critical for understanding the truth about higher things. In fact, what many people do not know is that the Church has not only praised and defended the use of scholastic theology and philosophy, but she has also looked

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WHY PUBLIC CORRECTION OF CHURCH LEADERS IS NOT ALWAYS SINFUL BUT OBLIGATORY

Aug 21st, 2017 | By

  Is it sinful to correct Church leaders, even publicly? A lot of Catholics seem to hold this view. They think that it is always wrong to publicly criticize a Church leader. However, both St. Thomas Aquinas and Canon law say otherwise! And in this episode of Spiritual Combat, I’ll tell you why. Click the play

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THE SILLY “WHO CAUSED GOD?” OBJECTION

Jul 28th, 2017 | By

Many times, when faced with a well-articulated First Cause argument for the existence of God, atheists will respond by saying something like “Ok, well if everything needs a cause, then who caused God?” Even intellectuals who should know better, like atheist Bertrand Russell and Richard Dawkins, have said this. However, this is sadly one of

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CAN CATHOLICS FOLLOW ANOTHER PHILOSOPHER INSTEAD OF AQUINAS?

Jul 20th, 2017 | By

Can a Catholic follow a philosopher other than Aquinas? The answer is that it depends! Some philosophies teach false doctrines that are opposed to the faith. However, there are, of course, great Catholic thinkers too. What should a Catholic think about Aquinas as opposed to other Catholic philosophers? (Credit goes to one of my mentors

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