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Aquinas's Shorter Summa Saint Thomas's Own Concise Version of His Summa TheologicaTwo years before he died St Thomas Auinas probably the greatest teacher the Church has ever known was asked by his assistant Brother Reginald to write a simple summary of the Faith of the Catholic Church for those who lacked the time or the stamina to tackle his massive Summa Theologica In response the great saint uickly set down in language that non scholars can understand his peerless insights into the major topics of theology the Trinity Divine Providence the Incarnation of Christ the Last Judgment and muchHere then is not only St Thomas's concise statement of the key elemen I have read much about St Thomas Auinas I know about his background his travels and what he was trying to do in this master work The Summa Theolgica But every version I read of the simplified or shorter Summa left me confused Then I found this It was actually written by Thomas as a way to help his students It is the clearest thing I've read yet and I'm completely thrilled I have one suggestion If you have no philosophical background I had very little and most that was from a course in university in 1968 you might buy Mortimer Adler's excellent Aristotle for Everybody None of these books is a walk in the park But with patience you will begin to get it The trick is not to rush Read Adler first and reread each of the short chapters until you get it Then do the same with the Summa There are a few Latin terms but easy enough to look up online

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Ts of his thought but a handy reference source for the essential truths of the Catholic Faith St Thomas will show you Why faith is reasonable not blind Why evil can never be as powerful as good Solid arguments for Christ's Resurrection Powerful arguments for God's existence Why angels are necessary in creation How Adam's sin differed from Eve's Why Jesus descended into Hell Why we must suffer for Adam's sin Why the truths that you can know only through Revelation are nevertheless rational Startling details about God's forgiveness How a soul's damnation can be compatible with Go Too deep in theology

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