Table of contents for Aquinas's Summa : background, structure, and reception / Jean-Pierre Torrell ; translated by Benedict M. Guevin.


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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