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Author Davies, Brian, 1951- author.

Title Thomas Aquinas's Summa Contra Gentiles : a guide and commentary / Brian Davies
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2016]


Description 1 online resource
Contents The Summa Contra Gentiles and Its context -- Approaching the question of God's existence (SCG 1,10-12) -- Arguing for God's Existence (SCG 1,13) -- God as eternal and simple (SCG 1,14-27) -- Talking about God (SCG 1,28-36) -- Goodness, oneness, and infinity (SCG 1,37-43) -- God's knowledge (SCG 1,44-71) -- God's will, life, and blessedness (SCG 1,72-102) -- God as omnipotent creator (SCG 2,1-29) -- Necessity in creatures, the eternity of the world, and distinctions among creatures (SCG 2,30-45) -- Intellectual creatures (SCG 2,46-101) -- Agents, ends, evil, and good (SCG 3,1-15) -- The end of all things and of people in particular (SCG 3,16-63) -- Providence at work (SCG 3,64-110) -- Providence in relation to rational creatures (SCG 3,111-163) -- Father, Son and Holy Spirit (SCG 4,2-26) -- God incarnate (SCG 4,27-49) -- The fittingness of the incarnation, the sacraments, the resurrection, and the final state of people and of the world (SCG 4,50-97)
Summary Presupposing no previous knowledge of Aquinas or of his works, the author offers an account and discussion of the Summa Contra Gentiles
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed August 12, 2016)
SUBJECT Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274. Summa contra gentiles.
Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274.
Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274 fast
Summa contra gentiles (Thomas, Aquinas, Saint) fast
Subject Apologetics -- Early works to 1800.
RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Apologetics.
Genre/Form Early works
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780190456559