Daily Archives: August 7, 2018

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NOTES on Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 13: Sun — Saint Thomas Aquinas Discusses Solomon

WHAT DOES SAINT THOMAS MEAN WHEN HE SAYS THAT SOLOMON HAS NO EQUAL IN WISDOM? St. Thomas is aware that Dante believes that God’s light shone brightest in Adam, the first man, and in Jesus Christ. And so Saint Thomas … Continue reading

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Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 12: SINCERE SEEKERS AFTER TRUTH

https://pixabay.com/en/truth-lie-street-sign-contrast-257160/ *** SINCERE SEEKERS AFTER TRUTH *** People of good will Sincere seekers after truth They can disagree *** NOTE: In the two circles of wise souls, Thomas Aquinas has his in-the-living-world adversary Siger of Brabant on his left, and Saint … Continue reading

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Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 12: THE GOLDEN MEAN

https://pixabay.com/en/rule-pressure-stamp-wont-come-here-1752536/ *** THE GOLDEN MEAN *** find the Golden Mean not too lax and not too strict the middle is best *** NOTE: Franciscan monks from Acquasparta wanted to relax the rules of the Franciscan order too much. Matthew of … Continue reading

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