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Reality; a synthesis of Thomistic thought.

Reality; a synthesis of Thomistic thought.

Author: Réginald Garrigou-Lagrange
Publisher: St. Louis, Herder, 1950.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Named Person: Thomas, Aquinas Saint; Thomas, Aquinas Saint
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Réginald Garrigou-Lagrange
OCLC Number: 14018880
Notes: Translation of La synthèse thomiste.
Description: xiii, 419 pages 25 cm
Contents: Metaphysical synthesis of Thomism. Intelligible being and first principles ; Act and potency --
Theology and De Deo uno. The nature of theological work ; The proofs of God's existence ; Divine eminence ; God's knowledge ; God's will and God's love ; Providence and predestination ; Omnipotence --
The blessed Trinity. Augustine and Thomas ; The divine processions ; The divine relations ; The divine persons ; The notional acts ; Equality and union ; The Trinity naturally unknowable ; Proper names and appropriations ; The indwelling of the blessed Trinity --
Angel and man. The sources ; Angelic nature and knowledge ; The angelic will ; Angelic merit and demerit ; The treatise on man ; The nature of the soul ; The union of soul with body ; The faculties of the soul ; The separated soul ; Original sin --
Redemptive incarnation. The hypostatic union ; Consequences of the hypostatic union ; Freedom and impeccability ; Christ's victory and passion ; Mariology --
The sacraments of the church. The sacraments in general ; Transubstantiation ; The sacrifice of the Mass ; Attrition and contrition ; The reviviscence of merit ; The treatise on the church ; The soul's immutability after death --
Moral theology and spirituality. Man's ultimate purpose and goal ; Human acts ; Virtues and vices ; Law ; A treatise on grace ; The theological virtues ; The moral virtues ; Christian perfection ; Charismatic graces ; Conclusion --
Developments and confirmations. The twenty-four Thomistic theses ; Realism and first principles ; Realism and pragmatism ; Ontological personality ; Efficacious grace.
Other Titles: Synthèse thomiste.
Responsibility: Translated by Patrick Cummins.
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This is an absolutely incredible, concise yet thorough work by the contemplative Dominican philosopher-theologian Fr. Garrigou-Lagrange, the greatest 20th century Catholic theologian and also Bl. Pope John Paul II's thesis...
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