Aquinas and the Jews by John Y. B. Hood

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274.,
  • Judaism -- Relations -- Christianity.,
  • Christianity and other religions -- Judaism.,
  • Christianity and antisemitism -- History.,
  • Judaism (Christian theology) -- History of doctrines -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [137]-140) and index.

Book details

StatementJohn Y.B. Hood.
SeriesMiddle Ages series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBM535 .H63 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 145 p. ;
Number of Pages145
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1273812M
ISBN 100812233050, 0812215230
LC Control Number95005296

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In addition to discussing Aquinas's opinions on how to treat Jews, this book also discusses his interpretations of the Bible. Aquinas borrowed heavily from Maimonides, but of course sought to add a Christian slant, suggesting that many of the Torah's ritual laws were symbols relevant to by: Book Description: Hood's study contends that Aquinas's writings remain resistant to or skeptical of anti-Jewish trends in thirteenth-century theology.

Aquinas sets out simply to clarify and systematize received theological and canonistic teachings on the Jews. It takes a "warts and all" approach to the subject.

It provides a good discussion and critique of Aquinas' relevant writings. The book is short, approximately pages, and it provides a useful source for rebutting arguments by those who want to see only the warts in the relationship between Christians and Jews, and Aquinas' position Aquinas and the Jews book the same.5/5(2).

Get this from a library. Aquinas and the Jews. [John Y B Hood; Mazal Holocaust Collection.] -- "As a theologian of major influence in western Christendom, Saint Thomas Aquinas has served for seven hundred years as the major conduit of traditional Christian teachings about Jews.

Scattered. Hood's study contends that Aquinas's writings remain resistant to or skeptical of anti-Jewish trends in thirteenth-century theology. Aquinas sets out simply to clarify and systematize received theological and canonistic teachings on the by:   The book of this title is by Steven Boguslawski (see biblio.

info at end of this post). From the title, one might expect a book full of “quotes on jews,” but actually, it is a theological exposition of certain texts of Aquinas — especially his comments ad Rom — which the author thinks provide a positive pre-Reformational view of jews and their place in ongoing history, as a.

Hood's study contends that Aquinas's writings remain resistant to or skeptical of anti-Jewish trends in thirteenth-century theology. Aquinas sets out simply to clarify and systematize received theological and canonistic teachings on the : Title: Aquinas and the Jews By: John Y.B.

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[John Y B Hood] -- Hood's study contends that Aquinas's writings remain resistant to or skeptical of anti-Jewish trends in thirteenth-century theology. Aquinas sets out simply to clarify and systematize received. The Summa contra Gentiles (also known as Liber de veritate catholicae fidei contra errores infidelium, "Book on the truth of the Catholic faith against the errors of the unbelievers") is one of the best-known treatises by St Thomas Aquinas, written as four books between and It was probably written to aid missionaries in explaining the Christian religion to and defending it against.

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Hood's study contends that Aquinas's writings remain resistant to or skeptical of anti-Jewish trends in thirteenth-century theology. Secondly, because his name was odious to the Jews, since he taught that the observance of the Law were no longer to be kept, as is clear from Acts ().

Consequently, he concealed his name, lest the salutary doctrine of this epistle go for naught. Thirdly, because. The Summa Theologiae (written – and also known as the Summa Theologica or simply the Summa) is the best-known work of Thomas Aquinas (c. Although unfinished, the Summa is "one of the classics of the history of philosophy and one of the most influential works of Western literature." It is intended as an instructional guide for theology students, including seminarians and Author: Thomas Aquinas.

|a Introduction to Thomas Aquinas' commentary on Romans -- Medieval church policy toward the Jews -- The Jews in the summa theologiae -- Predestination and election in Aquinas and Thomas' received tradition -- Election and predestination in CRO 9 and 11 -- The contribution of Aquinas' commentary on Romans to the contemporary debate on Romans The lessons of Why Jews Become Catholics are clear.

Historically, Jews, like others, have become Catholics because they recognize the light of Supernatural Truth in its doctrines and discipline. Paul says in his Epistle to the Romans, "All Israel shall be saved." This book movingly witnesses to this prophecy, one conversion at a time.

Aquinas and the Jews John Hood Published by University of Pennsylvania Press Hood, John. Aquinas and the Jews. University of Pennsylvania Press, Project For additional information about this book Access provided at 3 Apr GMT from Scholarly Communication Cited by: For Aquinas' discussion of the death penalty, usury, existentialism, and forced baptism of the children of Jews and other heretics, see Thought of Thomas Aquinas Part I.

Biographies Many biographies of Aquinas have been written over the centuries, one of the most notable by G.K. : c.

(Castle of Roccasecca, near Aquino, Italy). For this reason, I argue in Never Doubt Thomas that Christians, Jews, and Muslims worship the same God. In this sense, Aquinas is a kind of. That Wikipedia article is quoting here the book "A History of Catholic Antisemitism" written by Robert Michael, an enemy of the Catholic religion, and most likely a Jew himself, so I would not believe his interpretation of St.

Chrysostom' 's on the Enemy's side. As for St. Chrysostom's words themselves, I'm not sure where exactly they come from, but it seems the Father was. Aquinas' treatment, then, indicates that he is not dealing with Jews benignly and in good conscience following Mosaic law, as Boguslawski depicts the 13th-century Jews (pp.

39, 72). In its own way, the Summa understanding of "Jew" reiterates the work's thesis that Aquinas is a tertium quid between the traditionalist and revisionist. Similar Items.

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The thunder of his power who can understand. (Job ). / Lo, these. Thomas Aquinas on the Jews: Insights Into His Commentary on Romans (Stimulus Book) | Steven C.

Boguslawski | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Chief examples are the unbelieving Jews and Mohammedans. "Those who die as infidels are damned."-Pope St. Pius X. Thomas Aquinas' Teaching Against the Infidel Mohammed The Prince of Theologians, St.

Thomas Aquinas "He (Mohammed) seduced the people by promises of carnal pleasure to which the concupiscence of the flesh urges us. Good answer, but it is important to keep in mind that in Aquinas’ time, all of Western Europe was Catholic, with the exception of a few recognized minorities (e.g., the Jews).

Aquinas was presupposing that any Catholic who stubbornly held on to heretical views was doing so willfully. However, the vast majority of modern-day Protestants are in. This is the world’s most concise and easy to read book on the thought of Saint Thomas Aquinas.

It’s only 50 pages, so be aware that it is not the most thorough treatment. A thorough treatment would be 5, pages, but you don’t have that much time. Nevertheless, if you read this short book and understand what it lays out, you will be in.

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Free shipping for many products. The Summa Contra Gentiles is not merely the only complete summary of Christian doctrine that St. Thomas has written, but also a creative and even revolutionary work of Christian apologetics composed at the precise moment when Christian thought needed to be intellectually creative in order to master and assimilate the intelligence and wisdom of the Greeks and the Arabs/5.

But this cannot be without right faith, since Baptism is the sacrament of right faith: for thereby men "are incorporated in Christ," as Augustine says in his book on Infant Baptism (De Pecc.

Merit. et Remiss. i); and this cannot be without right faith, according to Ephesians. Thomas Aquinas, Aquinas Ethicus: or, the Moral Teaching of St. Thomas, vol This is a compressed facsimile or image-based PDF made from scans of the original book. Facsimile PDF: MB: This is a facsimile or image-based PDF made from scans of the original book.

Are the children of Jews and other unbelievers to be baptized against. The passion of Christ. Hence Augustine in his book on the grace of the Old and New Testament (Ep.

cxl) First of all, on the part of men: for He endured something from Gentiles and from Jews; from men and from women, as is clear from the women servants who accused Peter. He suffered from the rulers. In this landmark contribution to the history of Christian attitudes toward the Jews, Dominican theologian Steven Boguslawski, OP, maintains that Thomas Aquinas in his Commentary on Romans uses predestination and election as hermeneutical keys to understand Romans and to sustain a positive theological view of the Jewish : THOMAS AQUINAS.

THOMAS AQUINAS (Tommaso d'Aquino, – ), Italian Dominican theologian, doctor of the church, patron of Roman Catholic schools, and Christian saint.

One of the most important and influential scholastic theologians, Thomas is seen by the Roman Catholic church as uniquely "her very own" ().He has been honored with the scholastic titles Doctor Communis (thirteenth.

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AQUINAS, THOMAS, Saint. 13th century scholastic philosopher. In his "On the Governance of the Jews," he wrote: "The Jews should not be allowed to keep what they have obtained from others by usury; it were best that they were compelled to worked so that they could earn their living instead of doing nothing but becoming avaricious.".

Traditional Catholic theology concerning Jews and Jewish religious practice is best exemplified by the thought of St. Thomas Aquinas on this subject.

St Thomas followed St. Augustine in holding that Jews and Jewish religious practice should be permitted by the Church and by Christian states as a witness to truth of the Christian religion.

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Thomas Aquinas Traditional Catholic Book Club. 4, likes talking about this. Sharing and discussing solidly traditional catholic books about Saints, Traditional Church Doctrine, Church.The highest manifestation of life consists in this: that a being governs its own actions.

A thing which is always subject to the direction of another is somewhat of a dead thing. Life Always Dead Direction. A man has free choice to the extent that he is rational. Man Free Choice He.

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