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Summa Theologica

[soo m-uh thee-uh-loj-i-kuh, suhm-uh] /ˈsʊm ə ˌθi əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kə, ˈsʌm ə/
a philosophical and theological work (1265–74) by St. Thomas Aquinas, consisting of an exposition of Christian doctrine. Unabridged
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  • Summa Theologica, quoted on the delectation of the redeemed upon seeing the misery of the damned, 28.

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Summa Theologica [(soom-uh thee-uh-loh-ji-kuh)]

(1266–1273) The best-known work of Thomas Aquinas, in which he treats the whole of theology by careful analysis of arguments. In one famous section of the Summa Theologica, Aquinas discusses five ways of attempting to prove that there is a God.

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