The Trinitarian Theology of St Thomas Aquinas

A historical and systematic introduction to what the medieval philosopher and theologian Thomas Aquinas wrote about the Trinity. By focusing on the thought of one of the greatest defenders of the doctrine of the Trinity, Gilles Emery OP elucidates the classical Christian understanding of God. - ;A historical and systematic introduction to what the medieval philospher and theologian Thomas Aquinas (1225-74) said about faith in the Trinity. Gilles Emery OP provides an explanation of the main questions in Thomas's treatise on the Trinity in his major work, the Summa Theologiae. His presentation clarifies the key ideas through which Thomas accounts for the nature of Trinitarian monotheism. Emery focuses on the personal relations of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit,. both in their eternal communion and in their creative and saving action. By highlighting the thought of one of the greatest defenders of the doctrine of the Trinity, he enables people to grasp the classical Christian understanding of God. - ;Not only does it constitute a remarkable introduction to the central intuitions of the trinitarian synthesis of the Summa theologiae, but also, in dialogue with contemporary trinitarian issues, leads the reader to a refined intelligence of this mystery-source, at the school of St Thomas Aquinas. - fr. Emmanuel Perrier, o.p, Revue Thomiste

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By David (Hudson, NH) · ★★★★★ · March 27, 2013
An excellent text describing the centrality of trinitarian theology to Aquinas's thought. Emery shows a trinitarian monotheism, and one that is inherently deificatory, is essential and at the core of Thomas's theology. This book should be read by who have an academic interest in Thomas, the Trini... ...more
By ♥ Ibrahim ♥ (Knightdale, NC) · ★★★★★ · May 27, 2008
Thomas Aquinas was both a philosopher and a theologian. A believer with a brain on his shoulder. The book is an excellent resource for students of the Trinity who sit at His feet and His anointing teaches them everything. A must-read for anyone interested in classical Trinitarian theology. ...more
By Tia (bandung, 30, Indonesia) · ★★☆☆☆ · April 21, 2011
this is my first choice ...more