Though the summa contra gentiles was written in italy, there is reason to believe that the substance of it was got together during the saints second residence at paris, and formed the staple of his lectures in the university. On the summa theologica, and ferrariensis on the contra gentiles. Libro nuevo o segunda mano, sinopsis, resumen y opiniones. The summa contra gentiles, one of aquinass best known works after the summa theologiae, is a philosophical and theological synthesis that examines what can be known of god both by reason and by divine revelation. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. My mouth shall discuss truth, and my lips shall detest the ungodly prov. The summa contra gentiles is one of the bestknown treatises by st thomas aquinas, written. Full text of the summa contra gentiles of saint thomas aquinas. Thomas of aquino was born in the early th century to a.
Originally written for the instruction of beginners, time has shown that all. The summa contra gentiles, by saint thomas aquinas, translated by the. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading summa contra gentiles. Discours au lacademie pontificale saint thomas daquin 1965.
For students and especially for teachers of aquinass philosophy and theology, brian davies guide and commentary is a gift i highly recommend this book to those who. May be downloaded in pdf format through the saints books index. The more celebrated summa theologica was a later work. An immensely influential philosopher, theologian, and jurist in the tradition of scholasticism, he is also known within the latter as the doctor angelicus and the doctor communis. A detailed expository account of and commentary on this famous work, daviess book aims to help readers think about the value of the summa contra gentiles scg for. Full text of the summa contra gentiles of saint thomas. This book gives one the feeling of being in the presence of a talented and experienced teacher, who brings thomas aquinass summa contra gentiles scg to life for his students. Full text of the summa contra gentiles of saint thomas aquinas see other formats. Most of his major works have now been edited, the summa theologiae in nine volumes during 18881906, the summa contra gentiles in three volumes during 19181930. Abbe migne published an edition of the summa theologiae, in four volumes, as an appendix to his patrologiae cursus completus english editions.418 915 822 645 199 1135 864 616 896 1049 867 679 676 494 1147 1156 492 160 309 953 791 1145 714 1180 1072 812 1287 1295 268 1506 633 752 1272 999 1348 771 325 978 1046 1489 2 1448 543 496 743 368