https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pR3ExDuY8Ic In the video above, James White does a good job discussing the growing number of so-called “Reformed Thomists” and the dangers of Thomism. It is well worth taking time to watch.
I am thankful that Edward Feser read my book. Feser is an accomplished Catholic Thomistic scholar. I would have never guessed he would read my book. Here is a quick response to his critique. First, Feser said: “Johnson attributes to Aquinas the view that God “does not have any potencies,” which, he says, makes it … Continue reading Doubting Thomas Indeed: A Quick Response to Edward Feser
This article is taken from Appendix 1 in my book, The Failure of Natural Theology. Also see my other book, Saving Natural Theology from Thomas Aquinas at freegracepress.com. And until the end of the week, enter discount code: "Aquinas" for 25%. Thomas of Aquino was a member of the heretic hunters: the Dominicans. The Dominicans were … Continue reading Aquinas: Not Among the Protestants
Recap This is part two of a blog post looking at Thomas Aquinas and to what decree he can harmonize with Reformed theology. Part one looked at whether Thomas’s epistemology and theology harmonizes with the Solas of the Reformation. This post will question his harmonization with the Doctrines of Grace. Doctrines of Grace The history … Continue reading Reforming Thomas? Whether Thomas’s Epistemology and Theology Harmonizes with the Reformers (Part 2)
Introduction “At the Council of Trent (1543–63) the Roman Catholic reformers used the works of Aquinas in drafting their decrees; and in 1879 the pope declared Thomism (Aquinas’s theology) eternally valid.” Such a statement surely solidifies Thomas as an invaluable resource in the mind of any Roman Catholic today. Somewhat surprisingly, Thomas has found a … Continue reading Reforming Thomas? Whether Thomas’s Epistemology and Theology Harmonizes with the Reformers (Part 1)