Thomism
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Thomism means normally the schools and systems of philosophy and theology which take the teaching or thought of St. Thomas Aquinas as their authoritative source. Here, however, we take Thomism as the doctrine of Aquinas himself, noting the main parts which are relevant to present-day discussion.

A. The Changing Authority of Aquinas

1. Canon law speaks o…

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Paulus Engelhardt, “Thomism”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 24 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-483X_smuo_COM_004410>
First published online: 2016



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