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The revival of interest in Aquinas has run simultaneously with the rise of interest in Aristotle, on whose philosophy Aquinas based his own. On Aquinas is a masterly work of... Read more
The revival of interest in Aquinas has run simultaneously with the rise of interest in Aristotle, on whose philosophy Aquinas based his own. On Aquinas is a masterly work of exposition written with breathtaking clarity. By the use of simple modern analogy Mccabe brings Aquinas`s thought to life and underlines the crucial influence of Aquinas on our own contemporary thought. It is rare to find a work of philosophical exposition which is exciting to read. Even those who are unfamiliar with Aquinas will find this book gripping. Published posthumously, this study is thoroughly rewarding and will increase McCabe's reputation as one of Britain's finest theologians of recent years.
Introduction by Brian Davies; 1 The Historical Context; 2 Definitions and Descriptions; 3 The Cat and the Mouse; 4 Matter and Form; 5 The Self in the Narrative Mode; 6 Emotions; 7 Human Reasoning; 8 Knowledge; 9 Virtues and Vices; 10 Experience; 11 Imagination; 12 Temperateness.
Herbert McCabe was a Dominican Friar and theologian of outstanding originality who died in 2001. He was deeply influential on philosophers such as Anthony Kenny and Alasdair MacIntyre and poets and writers like Terry Eagleton and Seamus Heaney. Professor Brian Davies OP, Professor of Philosophy at Fordham University NY
This work demonstrates the depth and clarity of Herbert McCabe's theology and philosophy of God, his appetite for controversy, both political and theolgical, as well as a traditional catholic concern for prayer, liturgy, Mary and St Dominic.
Is it possible to think about religious beliefs philosophically? Can theologians learn from philosophers? Can philosophers learn from theologians? Is it possible to be both a good Christian and a good thinker? This book examines the nature of religious belief, especially belief in God, with an eye on both theological and philosophical arguments.
As God is the highest good and is the benevolent creator of all, how can he be the cause of evil? How can we say Evil is caused by a defective agent and not by God? An added theological complication is the penalty for God's benevolent creation; namely that there is corruption in all things. This title tackles the problem of Evil.
A study of the sacraments and what it means to live in the Church and the Church's world. It explores how human beings can reach real unity with one another and the world around them through the Spirit of Christ.
Is Happiness a pleasure or a pain? You hardly know. Certainly it is not a comfort for comfort spells security and happiness can take you out of yourself to a degree where all secutiry is left behind. Behind a feeling of exultation, you can sense the flame
The revival of interest in Aquinas has run simultaneously with the rise of interest in Aristotle, on whose philosophy Aquinas based his own. This work brings Aquinas' thought to life and underlines the influence of Aquinas on our contemporary thought.
After the success of "God Still Matters" by Herbert McCabe, here is a collection of his spiritual writings, sermons and addresses. They can be compared to the addresses of the great preachers of this century in English. This book communicates the essence of the Gospel.
This paperback reissue of the classic Latin/English parallel text edition of Thomas Aquinas' Summa Theologiae (first published by the English Dominicans in the 1960s and 1970s), has been undertaken in response to requests from both philosophers and theologians.
Herbert McCabe, who died in 2001, was one of the most intelligent Roman Catholic thinkers of the 20th century, equally at home in philosophy and theology. This book covers the topics that interested him most: philosophy of God, Christology, fundamental theology, sacramental theology and ethics.
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