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Thomas Aquinas and the Greek Fathers / edited by Michael Dauphinais, Andrew Hofer, OP, and Roger Nutt.

Other author/creatorDauphinais, Michael, 1973- editor.
Other author/creatorHofer, Andrew (Theologian), editor.
Other author/creatorNutt, Roger W., editor.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Ave Maria, Florida : Sapientia Press of Ave Maria University, [2019]
Copyright Notice ©2019
Descriptionxviii, 360 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Christ and the Trinity in the Transfiguration : Aquinas and the Greek Fathers / Dominic Legge, OP -- Aquinas's reception of Origen : a preliminary study / Jörgen Vijgen -- The ontological grammar of salvation and the salvific work of Christ in Athanasius and Thomas Aquinas / Khaled Anatolios -- Divine paternity in the theology of SS. Gregory Nazianzen and Thomas Aquinas / John Baptist Ku, OP -- Aquinas and the Greek Fathers on the vision of the divinie essence / Gerald P. Boersma -- Thomas Aquinas's use of John Chrysostom in the Catena Aurea and the Tertia Pars / Brian Dunkle, SJ -- Analogy in Thomas and the Pseudo-Areopagite / Stephen M. Fields, SJ -- The Christocentric mystical theologies of Maximos the Confessor and Thomas Aquinas / Bernhard Blankenhorn, OP -- Thomas Aquinas and John of Damascus on the light of the Transfiguration : can we speak of a Greek patristic turn in Thomas? / Marcus Plested -- Worshiping the incarnate God : Thomas Aquinas on latria and the icon of Christ / John Sehorn / Quidam graecus : Theophylact of Ochrid in the Catena Aurea in Ioannem and Lectura Super Ioannem / Jane Sloan Peters -- The Greek Fathers in the Eucharistic theology of Thomas Aquinas / John Wawrykow.
Summary "Scholars have often been quick to acknowledge Thomas Aquinas's distinctive retrieval of Aristotle's Greek philosophical heritage. Often lagging, however, has been a proper appreciation of both his originality and indebtedness in appropriating the great theological insights of the Greek Fathers of the Church. In a similar way to his integration of the Aristotelian philosophical corpus, Aquinas successfully interwove the often newly received and translated Greek patristic sources into a thirteenth-century theological framework, one dominated by the Latin Fathers. His use of the Greek Fathers definitively shaped his exposition of sacra doctrina in the fundamental areas of God and creation, Trinitarian theology, the moral life, and Christ and the Sacraments. For the sake of filling this lacuna and of piquing scholarly interest in Aquinas's relation to the Fathers of the Christian East, the Aquinas Center for Theological Renewal at Ave Maria University and the Thomistic Institute of the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception at the Dominican House of Studies co-sponsored an international gathering of scholars that took place at Ave Maria University under the title Thomas Aquinas and the Greek Fathers. Sensitive to the commonalities and the differences between Aquinas and the Greek Fathers, the essays in this volume have sprung from the theme of this conference and offer a harvest of some of the conference's fruits. At long last, scholars have a rich volume of diverse, penetrating essays that both underscore Aquinas's unique standing among the Latin scholastics in relationship to the Greek Fathers and point the way toward avenues of further study."-- Provided by publisher.
General notePapers presented at an international conference held in early 2018 on the campus of Ave Maria University in Florida.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 335-350) and indexes.
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