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Aquinas series

*This class series is part of the Newberry’s Adult Education Seminars Program.* Led by Thomas Zebrowski

Thomas Aquinas [masked]) is one of the greatest Christian theologians. He combined the existing tradition of Christian theology with the newly rediscovered philosophy of Aristotle in a sweeping and enduring vision of God and creation.

 This seminar introduces Aquinas through selections from his colossal Summa Theologiae, highlighting the hallmarks of his natural philosophy. Topics will include: the existence and nature of God, the soul, law, the virtues, and happiness.

Please read the introduction and part 1 of Peter Kreeft’s A Summa of the Summa for the first session.

Thomas Zebrowski holds a Ph.D. in religious ethics from the University of Chicago Divinity School and a masters degree in medieval theology from the University of Oxford.

See the link for more details including cost of the 8-class program and registration

 

http://www.newberry.org/S14Aquinas

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  • Derwin

    Is anyone interested in setting up an ongoing Aquinas meetup series, that doesn't require a $200 registration fee? I'd be interested in group reading/discussion of major sections of the Summa Theologica (perhaps we could use an abridged version of the text).

    June 3, 2014

    • Imran M.

      Oh wow, you said On the a Soul, too. I'd like to do that before Laws on Monday

      June 19, 2014

    • Brian

      Sure, sounds good

      June 19, 2014

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