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    St. Thomas Aquinas persuaded me about the existence of God on the grounds that Aquinas five ways supply logical reasoning. Aquinas first way is that nothing can move itself without a mover, in other words, in order for an object to move it must have a mover. I concur with Aquinas assertion, it makes logical sense on the grounds that everything we do necessitates a mover. An illustration would be a car, in order for a car to move one must drive the car for it to move. Aquinas concludes that there

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    The Life of St. Thomas Aquinas Italian Theologian and philosopher Saint Thomas Aquinas is known today as one of the most influential beings of the medieval Scholasticism. While Thomas’s mother was still pregnant with him, a Holy Hermit made a prediction that her son would become a Friar Preacher and would possess wisdom that no other man could ever hold. Soon after his birth, this prognostication became the truth of what Thomas would eventually come to be. St. Thomas Aquinas is believed to have been

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    St. Thomas Aquinas on Slavery of Man The question of freedom has been a big thing during the medieval philosophy or in that era. Thus, before reaching freedom there has been some objectivity in attaining freedom such as the slavery of man. This objectivity of slavery has existed in the real world which man dwells within. Assuming that slavery of man is a big conflict on the medieval era first, we look in a way on how slavery become to start. Looking in a way that where does slavery come from or

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    St. Thomas Aquinas was an influential philosopher who strongly incorporated faith into his philosophy. In his Summa Theologiae, Aquinas uses his own arguments along with those of both Aristotle and Plato to strengthen his claims. First and foremost, Aquinas uses his own philosophy to back the Christian faith and the existence of God. However, Aquinas also extends his argument past the initial claim of God and Christianity, and it is here where he uses these other influential philosophers to help

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    Owen Zimmermann 11-20-11 Mrs.Donofree Rel. Pd. B St. Thomas Aquinas Saint Thomas Aquinas was a philosopher, theologian, Doctor of the Catholic Church, and is the patron saint of Catholic Universities, colleges, and schools. He was born in Rocca Secca, Italy, in 1225 and was born into a wealthy family. He even was related to the kings of Aragon, Castile, and France. His journey into Catholic beliefs seemed predestined, for he was told when he was a young child that he would become

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    Thomas was conceived in 1224 or 1225 in the château that his respectable and affluent family possessed in Roccasecca, on the edges of Aquino, close to the popular nunnery of Montecassino, where his folks sent him for his underlying training. He later moved to Naples, the capital of the Kingdom of Sicily, where Frederick II had established a renowned college. There, the youthful Thomas was acquainted with and was educated — without the impediments in compelling somewhere else — the thoughts of the

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    St. Thomas Aquinas and In Search of the Good St. Thomas Aquinas is one of the most prominent and prevalent figures of the Catholic Church, whose very philosophy and doctrine has served to shape Christian understanding of morality, ethics, and faith. In his time, his profound philosophy and words were called dangerous and radical, but today, many praise them as revolutionary and a true embodiment of Christ’s message. In fact Pope Leo XIII once said of him: And truly such is Thomas Aquinas, not only

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    Both in the times of St. Thomas Aquinas and in our times, there are many other religions. To avoid an everlasting war many chose to tolerate those of the different religions. The Catholic Church teaches that it is the true Church and that salvation cannot be found outside of the Catholic Church (Catechism). When St. Thomas Aquinas speaks of unbelievers he speaks of those who are not Catholic. Unbelievers are very different from heretics. While the Church tends to treat unbelievers the same as they

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    ST. Thomas Aquinas was a philosopher who was born in 1225 and has strongly influenced the academic and theological fields since then. He studied under Alfred the Great when he joined the Dominican order. After he graduated he went on to teach in Bologna, Paris, Rome, Cambridge, and Cologne. Surprisingly he came up from a aristocratic family and was the son of a wealthy banker, the story goes that he decided to join the Dominican order, so his family locked him away for a year trying to persuade

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    Philosopher and theologian St. Thomas Aquinas was born circa 1225 in Roccasecca, Italy. He ranked among the most influential thinkers of medieval Scholasticism. An authority of the Roman Catholic Church and a prolific writer. St. Thomas Aquinas is described as "a witty child" who "had received a good soul." At Monte Casino, the quizzical young boy repeatedly posed the question, "What is God?" to his benefactors. St. Thomas Aquinas remained at the monastery until he was 13 years old, when the political

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