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Christ the light : the theology of light and illumination in Thomas Aquinas / David L. Whidden III.

By: Whidden, David L., III [autore]Series: Emerging scholarsPublication details: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, ©2014Description: xii, 248 p. ; 24 cmISBN: 1451470134; 9781451470130DDC classification: 230.092 Summary: In Christ the Light, Whidden argues that illumination is a critical systematic motif in Aquinas' theology, one that involves the nature of truth, knowledge, and God; at the root, Aquinas' theology of light, or illumination, is Christological, grounding human knowledge of God and eschatological beatitude. This volume establishes the theological network formed by the crucial motif of light/illumination in Aquinas, from how theology operates to the systematic, sacramental, and moral coordinates in Aquinas' theology.
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Bibliogr. p. 223-241.

In Christ the Light, Whidden argues that illumination is a critical systematic motif in Aquinas' theology, one that involves the nature of truth, knowledge, and God; at the root, Aquinas' theology of light, or illumination, is Christological, grounding human knowledge of God and eschatological beatitude. This volume establishes the theological network formed by the crucial motif of light/illumination in Aquinas, from how theology operates to the systematic, sacramental, and moral coordinates in Aquinas' theology.

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