Thomas Aquinas

Podcast Throwback: Thomas Aquinas: Friend or Foe? Michael Allen and Matthew Barrett

"Why are evangelicals so unfamiliar with one of the greatest theologians in the history of the church... Is Thomas a friend or a foe to evangelicals today? Was Thomas first and foremost a philosopher or a theologian? Was Thomas a rationalist as some would suggest?" - Credo

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A response to Owen Strachan's criticisms of classical theism

"Strachan begins his program by describing the figures he takes issue with: contemporary protestants who commend Aquinas as a fruitful pedagogue....But his description of our commendation is quite inaccurate; he sets up a very tall straw man" - Samuel Parkison

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Wait, You’re Not Deconstructing?

"I felt, for a time, unmoored. Like many seminary students, I had been praying for years to a God who I had pictured as being just like me, only larger....What happened during those early years of my academic study of theology was a kind of deconstruction. More properly, it was a correction." - C.Today 

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Can Thomas Aquinas save us from (post)modernism?

"One of the more common mischaracterizations is that Thomas Aquinas is a pure rationalist who subverts the Scriptures at the expense of his philosophical musings. Contrary to this narrative, Aquinas was a man who was steeped in the Scriptures. For Thomas, the love of God is more important than the knowledge of God, even though both are absolutes." - Credo 

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Review of Krom's Justice and Charity: An Introduction to Aquinas’s Moral, Economic, and Political Thought

"The reader will learn much to his or her benefit about Aquinas from Krom. Still, I left the book not wholly convinced that a moral, economic, and political philosophy and theology of the virtues can do the work he hopes it can—that of providing practical guidance in and engaging with a confused world." - Public Discourse

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Why Thomas Aquinas Stands the Test of Time

"In a recent op-ed for The Washington Post, Michael Gerson critiques those who prize 'authenticity' and uncensored 'passion' over self-control and contemplative restraint. He contrasts two philosophical systems, one reliant on Aristotelianism, the other derived from Jean-Jacques Rousseau." - Amer. Conservative

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