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By Thomas Aquinas, Ralph McInerny

In his reflections on Christianity, Saint Thomas Aquinas cast a special synthesis of old philosophy and medieval theology. Preoccupied with the connection among religion and cause, he used to be stimulated either through Aristotle's rational global view and by means of the robust trust that knowledge and fact can eventually merely be reached via divine revelation. Thomas's writings, which include hugely influential statements of primary Christian doctrine, in addition to observations on issues as varied as political technology, anti-Semitism and heresy, display the nice diversity of his mind and position him firmly one of the maximum medieval philosophers.

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