Short Essay Questions Key
1. Who writes the introduction? What is assumed by the translation of this book?
The Introduction has been written by a scholar. The translation provided does not have a specific name attached to it and is assumed to have been done by members of the Roman Catholic Church with the veil of anonymity.
2. Describe the writing of the Summa Theologica.
The Summa Theologica is a tome of Thomas Aquinas' philosophical theology. It was originally written in Latin during the late 1200 AD/CE. His work was severely challenged by the powerful Arabian philosophy of the time. This developed greatly after the arrival of the prophet Mohammed who had a Christian best friend for many years.
3. How does Aquinas' education benefit him?
Aquinas was a learned man of the Church and thanks to his education, he was aware of some ancient thinkers outside of the Scriptures as well as inside them. These independent thinkers include two of the greatest minds of Athens.
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