Summa Theologiae | Lecture by John Paul II

This literature criticism consists of approximately 33 pages of analysis & critique of Summa Theologiae.
This section contains 4,950 words
(approx. 17 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Critical Essay by John I. Jenkins

Lecture by John Paul II

SOURCE: "Perennial Philosophy of St. Thomas for the Youth of Our Times" in The Whole Truth about Man: John Paul II to University Faculties and Students, edited by James V. Schall, St. Paul Editions, 1981, pp. 209-27.

In the following excerpt, originally delivered as a lecture in 1979, John Paul II outlines three qualities for which Aquinas gained his reputation: his complete submission to divine revelation, his great respect for the visible world, and his total acceptance of the teaching office of the Church.

Esteemed professors and very dear students!

  1. It is with a feeling of deep joy that I find myself once more, after no short space of time, in this hall. It is well known to me because I entered it so many times as a student in the years of my youth when I also came from far away to the Pontifical Athenaeum "Angelicum...

(read more)

This section contains 4,950 words
(approx. 17 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Critical Essay by John I. Jenkins
Follow Us on Facebook