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noun - plural: Thomisms

  1. the comprehensive theological doctrine created by Saint Thomas Aquinas in the 13th century and still taught by the Dominicans

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  1. [philosophy, theology] The philosophy and theology of Thomas Aquinas.

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Google previewThe Essence & Topicality of Thomism (2014)

by Réginald Garrigou-Lagrange, O.P.

Furthermore, Thomism is an intellectualist doctrine since it admits the superiority of the intellect (faculty of being) over the will...

Finally, Thomism is a theocentric doctrine that affirms the primacy of God, pure Actuality, over all creation, because ...

Google previewPolitical Reason (2012)

Morality and the Public Sphere by A. Fives

And MacIntyre's Aristotelian Thomism is a tradition ofenquiry that provides a consensus ofa particular kindfor just such a community,aconsensus where the goods of Catholic moral teaching, namely thevirtues of faith, hope, andcharity, are at ...

Google previewTwentieth-Century Western Philosophy of Religion 1900–2000 (2012)

by Eugene Thomas Long

Thomism is the expression applied sincethe fourteenth centuryto philosophers whose thinkinghas its foundations inthe thought of St Thomas Aquinas. NeoThomism is usually understoodto refer to the revival ofThomism which began in the ...

Google previewTransforming Our Human Forms into Christ's (2012)

The Theomorphic Anthropology of Aidan Nichols by Reverend Paul Engoulou Nsong

Fundamentalist Thomism is the reading of Saint Thomas which is against the historical approach. It is convinced that Christian revelation endows humanity with a collection of certain and stable supernatural truths. It sees the work of St.

Google previewDestined for Liberty (2000)

The Human Person in the Philosophy of Karol Wojtyla/John Paul II by Jarosław Kupczak

Thomism is the best model for applying a philosophical theory as a means of interpreting the Catholic Church's moral teaching. However, some modifications should be made in Thomistic anthropology and ethics, eg.

Google previewThe Oxford Handbook of Martin Luther's Theology (2014)

by Robert Kolb, Irene Dingel, Lubomír Batka

Clearly for Lortz, Thomism is the correct orthodox theology, and Ockhamism a ' Fremdkörper' within Catholic theology. So Luther overcame in himself a Catholicism that was not 'fullcatholic'. That means that a misunderstanding caused the ...

Google previewPocket Dictionary of Theological Terms (2010)

by Stanley J. Grenz, David Guretzki, Cherith Fee Nordling

Thomism, neo-Thomism 114 summaries of doctrinal tenets) presenting the formal position of the Church of England (as of 1563) in response to and in the context of the key controversies of the English Reformation in the sixteenth century.

Google previewNew Dictionary of Theology (2016)

Historical and Systematic by Martin Davie, Tim Grass, Stephen R. Holmes, John McDowell, T. A. Noble

A central figure in developing Thomism was Thomas de Vio Cardinal Cajetan (1469–1534) who opposed *Luther. Cajetan held several distinctive interpretations of Aquinas.

Google previewDictionary of World Philosophy (2013)

by A. Pablo Iannone

see phenomenology substance see abstract; Arabic philosophy; Aristotelianism; Thomism substance, primary see abstract; Arabic philosophy; Aristotelianism; Thomism substance, secondary see abstract; Arabic philosophy; Aristotelianism; ...

Google previewOur Sunday Visitor's Encyclopedia of Catholic History

THOMISM 4. Name given to the extensive body of doctrines that was first systematized by St. Thomas Aquinas (d. 1274). Thomism is considered the synthesis of Church teachings in the years prior to St. Thomas and seeks to harmonize faith ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Christian Education (2015)

by George Thomas Kurian, Mark A. Lamport

Thomism 1301 Thomistic Tradition 1303. categories, there is opportunity to think about Christian humanization and divinization as being complementary processes, even flip sides of the same coin. References and Resources Finlan, Stephen, ...

Google previewEdinburgh Dictionary of Continental Philosophy (2005)

by Prof. John Protevi

Bruzina NEO-THOMISM a movement in modern philosophical and theological thought deriving its inspiration from Thomas Aquinas. Strictly speaking, 'Thomism' refers to the intellectual approach, in both philosophy and theology, ...

Google previewEvangelical Dictionary of Theology (Baker Reference Library) (2001)

by Walter A. Elwell

Thomism distinguished itself with its Aristotelian doctrines of the unity of the human person (composed of the soul as the form of the body), the analogy of being, the reality of forms within particular entities, and the real distinction beween a ...

Google previewThe Blackwell Dictionary of Western Philosophy (2008)

by Nicholas Bunnin, Jiyuan Yu

Werkmeister, A History of Philosophical Ideas in America neo-scholasticism Philosophy of religion, metaphysics, philosophy of science Also called neo- Thomism, a Roman Catholic philosophical and theological movement of the nineteenth ...

Google previewEcclesiastical Dictionary (1900)

Containing, in Concise Form, Information Upon Ecclesiastical,Biblical,archaeological, and Historical Subjects by John Thein

Thomism. Thomism. of the world. God is present in the world and distinct from the world. God has created the world willingly and ex nihilo. This nothingness is neither the matter, nor the cause of the creation, it is only the simple relation of time ...

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