Aquinas and Modernity: The Lost Promise of Natural Law - Modernity and Political Thought (Hardback)Shadia B. Drury (author)
Hardback 238 Pages / Published: 16/05/2008
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In this startling book, Drury overturns the long-standing reputation of Thomas Aquinas as the most moderate and rational exponent of the Christian faith. She reveals Aquinas to be one of the most zealous Dominicans (Domini Canes) or Hounds of the Lord-an ardent defender of papal supremacy, the Inquisition, and the persecution of Jews. Despite her unstinting criticism, Drury sets out to retrieve the rationalism and naturalism that Aquinas failed to reconcile with his faith.
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Number of pages: 238
Weight: 494 g
Dimensions: 240 x 160 x 22 mm
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