- the theological and philosophical system of Thomas Aquinas.
Origin of Thomism
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Theologically, the Thomistic system approximates to pantheism, while that of Scotus inclines distinctly to Pelagianism.
St. Alphonsus Liguori was a follower of the Thomistic opinion.
Dante designed his epic-450- in accordance with the fixed outlines of Thomistic theology.
In the later middle ages free thought, combating the Thomistic system, inclined to Averroism.
There are, however, a few moralists at the present day who incline to the old Thomistic doctrine or to modifications of it.
- the comprehensive system of philosophy and theology developed by Saint Thomas Aquinas in the 13th century, and since taught and maintained by his followers, esp in the Dominican order
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