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SUMMA THEOLOGICA Volume 2 Part I of Part II (Prima Secundae)

SUMMA THEOLOGICA Volume 2 Part I of Part II (Prima Secundae)

By Thomas Aquinas
Read by Martyn Swain
48 hours 32 minutes

Summa Theologica consists of three main Parts. The second Part is divided two and this recording presents Prima Secundae – the Part I of Part II. Taken in its entirety Summa Theologica forms an essential contribution to the canon of Catholic doctrine and was written in the last decade of his life by Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274) an Italian-born Dominican Friar. Although he died before completing it the body of thought it contains is a continuing influence to the education and guidance of students of theology in the main Christian traditions. Continue Reading →

SUMMA THEOLOGICA PART I (PRIMA PARS)

SUMMA THEOLOGICA PART I (PRIMA PARS)

By Thomas Aquinas
Read by Martyn Swain
52 hours 33 minutes

The Summa Theologica, a fundamental text in Catholic doctrine, is a compendium of theology that has been studied and debated since its first publication in the 13th century. Furthermore, it has been widely regarded as one of the classics of Western philosophy, not least because, perhaps for the first time in such a systematic manner, it set out to consider the views of non-Christian figures such as Aristotle, Boethius, Muslim writers including Averroes (Ibn Rushd) and Avicenna (Ibn Sina) and the Sephardic Jewish scholar Maimonides. Continue Reading →