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TABLE OF CONTENTS Table of Contents Foreword CHAPTER ONE: The Author and his Work Early formative years First teaching experience at Paris (1252-1259) Return to Italy: Orvieto (1261-1265) Stay in Rome (1265-1268) Return to Paris (1268-1272) Naples: The Last Months and Death (1272-1274) CHAPTER II: THE 'SUMMA'. Structures and Content I The First Part "Sacra doctrina" God God in his work The Second Part A circular plan The Second Volume Human acts Law and Grace CHAPTER III: THE 'SUMMA'. Structures and Content II The virtues and the vices A Morality of Virtues Major Themes of this second stage The Theological Virtues The Queen of the Cardinal Virtues The Connection of the Virtues Particular situations The Third Part A review of the structure of the "Summa" Christ Reasons of appropriateness The Humanity of Christ The "Mysteries" of Christ's Life The Sacraments A sanctifying reality Body and Spirit The Uncompleted end CHAPTER IV: LITERARY AND DOCTRINAL MILIEU Literary Panorama "Lectura" Questions and Quodlibets Sentences Summas The Christian Sources The Bible The Fathers Greeks, Jews and Arabs Aristotle Medieval Neoplatonism The Stoics Avicenna Averroës Maïmonides CHAPTER 5: THE "SUMMA" THROUGH HISTORY First Period (1274-1450) First Polemics The beginnings of Thomism Second Period (1450-1800) The Advent of the "Summa" Cajetan Vitoria and the School of Salamanca John of Saint-Thomas The Jesuits and the Carmelites CHAPTER VI: THE 'SUMMA' IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY "Aeternis Patris" and its consequences First Fruits Renewal Translations Vatican II and its immediate aftermath Thomism and Medievalism The Current State of Affairs Publications Three Institutions Conclusion Annotated Bibliography
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274, Summa theologica, Theology, Doctrinal, Catholic Church Doctrines