By Manfred Svensson,David VanDrunen
The Protestant philosophical and theological background of Thomas Aquinas
This significant new e-book presents an advent to Thomas Aquinas’s impression on Protestantism. The editors, either famous commentators on Aquinas, assemble a gaggle of influential students to illustrate the ways in which Anglican, Lutheran, and Reformed thinkers have analyzed and used Thomas throughout the centuries. Later chapters additionally discover how today’s Protestants may perhaps applicable the paintings of Aquinas to handle a couple of modern theological and philosophical issues.
The authors set the checklist instantly and disavow the frequent effect that Aquinas is an beside the point determine for the historical past of Protestant proposal. This assumption has ruled not just Protestant historiography but additionally Roman Catholic money owed of the Reformation and Protestant highbrow existence. The ebook opens the chance for modern reception, engagement, and critique or even intra-Protestant kinfolk and includes:
- Information at the fruitful appropriation of Aquinas in Anglican, Lutheran, and Reformed theologians over the centuries
- Important essays from major students at the teachings of Aquinas
- New views on Thomas Aquinas’s place as a towering determine within the background of Christian thought
Aquinas one of the Protestant is a ground-breaking and interdenominational paintings for college students and students of Thomas Aquinas and theology extra generally.
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Aquinas Among the Protestants by Manfred Svensson,David VanDrunen