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Title Thomas Aquinas : teacher of humanity : proceeding from the first conference of the Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquiinas held in the United States of America / edited by John P. Hittinger and Daniel C. Wagner
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholar Pub., 2015


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Contents Intro; Table of Contents; Foreword; Introduction; Apostolic Letter; Acknowledgements; Part I: Karol Wojty a; Part II: Humanism; Part III: Transhumanism; Part IV: Knowledge; Part V: Love, Marriage, and Gender; Part VI: Politics; Part VII: Theology; Afterword; Thomas Aquinas; St. John Paul II's Thomism; The Political Praxis of Karol Wojty a and St. Thomas Aquinas; What Does it Mean to be "Incommunicable?" and Why Does It Matter?; Wojty a; Thomas Aquinas, Wisdom, and Human Dignity; Sitting at the Feet of the Master; Aquinas and Humanity in the Cosmos; Is Thomism a "Humanism?"; The Passions
Humor, Hope, and the Human BeingThe Roots of Transhumanism; Thomas Aquinas; A Thomistic Appraisal of Human Enhancement Technologies; St. Thomas Aquinas on the Acquisition of Knowledge; Aquinas on a General Knowledge of God Possessed by Most People; The Challenge of the Thomistic Sensus Communis; Hylomorphic Dualism and the Challenge of Embodied Cognition; Grounding Natural Law without Human Nature; Gender Reality vs. Gender Ideology; Freedom, Justice, and the Authoritative Nature of Marriage; Aquinas as Teacher of Humanity; Aquinas on Prudence, Law and Subsidiarity
The Future of Western Civilization according to Jacques MaritainEducating the Whole Person; Verbum et Principium in Aquinas's Commentary on St. John; Theology, Philosophy, and History; Go Teach All Nations; The Beatitudes; Homily on St. Thomas Aquinas
Summary Pope John Paul II bestowed upon St. Thomas Aquinas the accolade of Doctor Humanitatis, or "Doctor of Humanity," because he was ready to affirm the good or value of culture wherever it is to be found. Thomas is a teacher for our time because of his "assertions on the dignity of the human person and the use of his reason." ("Inter Munera Academiarum," 1999). This collection of papers explores the various philosophical and theological aspects of the thought of both Thomas Aquinas and John Paul II pertaining to this theme of "teacher of humanity." The topics discussed here include the political pr
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274 -- Congresses
Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274
RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Systematic.
RELIGION -- Christianity -- General.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Form Electronic book
Author Hittinger, John
Wagner, Daniel C
ISBN 144388443X