Thomas Aquinas


Poetic solitude

A review of Michael N. McGregor

From his youth Lax experienced a love of God that would not abate, calling him toward both solitude and engagement with others.


A Philosophical Walking Tour with C. S. Lewis, by Stewart Goetz

Stewart Goetz’s book is provocative and carefully argued. But I am puzzled as to why the ordinary reader of C. S. Lewis would be worried about the road not taken.


Aquinas on the Beginning and End of Human Life, by Fabrizio Amerini

Fabrizio Amerini’s analysis creates precision about Aquinas on beginning-of-life issues—something other accounts, especially abortion polemics, often lack.


The Aquinas industry

A striking aspect of contemporary Protestant theology is the amount of interest shown in the great medieval theologian Thomas Aquinas, who was long regarded as the champion of rationalism and the “natural” knowledge of God—a theology at odds with a Protestant understanding of the limits of reason.

Aquinas for Protestants

Thomas Aquinas has had a long but, on the whole, not very happy history among Protestants. While some early Protestant reformers were well versed in Thomistic theology, Martin Luther was not among them.