Liber de veritate catholicae fidei contra errores infidelium qui dicitur Summa contra gentiles
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Summa contra gentiles

'The truth of the catholic faith against the errors of the unbelievers, called the Summa against the Gentiles'

Thomas Aquinas

Date: 1264, or 1270-73

Original Language: Latin

Description

This major work has traditionally been dated to 1264, though Murphy, ‘The date and purpose of the Contra gentiles’, dates it to between 1270 and 1273. In it, Thomas justifies the use of reason to complement faith. Thomas and Ramon Martí (q.v.) had together been stude…

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Tolan, John, “ Liber de veritate catholicae fidei contra errores infidelium qui dicitur Summa contra gentiles”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_24919>
First published online: 2010



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