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Aquinas in Dialogue : Thomas for the Twenty-First Century - Jim Fodor

Aquinas in Dialogue

Thomas for the Twenty-First Century

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Published: 13th August 2004
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Written and edited by leading scholars in the field, this collection explores Aquinas’ continuing relevance to contemporary theology and his ability to enlighten inter- and intra-faith dialogue.


  • Explores Aquinas’ continuing relevance to contemporary theology.

  • Looks at how Aquinas illuminates dialogue both among Christians and between Christians and non-Christians today.

  • Written by both scholars of Aquinas and those who are actively involved in ecumenical and inter-religious dialogue.

  • Topics range from Aquinas and Eastern Orthodoxy to Aquinas and atheism.

  • Helps us to think rigorously about what is required to speak truthfully to people with different beliefs.

"Jim Fodor and Frederick Christian Bauerschmidt have assembled a series of well--crafted and tightly reasoned essays ... (they) have done us a great service by reminding us, once again, of Thomas Aquinasa s enduring relevance to the religious conversation." The Thomist "Aquinas in Dialogue brings together some of the most eminent of modern theological exponents of Aquinasa s thought to show how Aquinas engages with traditions other than his own: Lutheranism, Eastern Orthodoxy, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, analytic philosophy, and atheism." Church Times

1. Aquinas, Merit and Reformation Theology After the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification: Michael Root (Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary).

2. Ex Occidente Lux? Aquinas and Eastern Orthodox Theology: Bruce D. Marshall (Southern Methodist University).

3. Thomas Aquinas and Judaism: Henk J. M. Schoot (Catholic Theological University of Utrecht ) and Pim Valkenberg (Catholic University of Nijmegen).

4. Thomas Aquinas and Islam: David B. Burrell, CSC (University of Notre Dame).

5. Aquinas Meets the Buddhists: Prolegomenon to an Authentically Thomas-ist Basis for Dialogue: Paul Williams (University of Bristol).

6. Aquinas and Analytical Philosophy: Natural Allies?: Fergus Kerr, OP (Blackfriars).

7. On Denying the Right God: Aquinas on Atheism and Idolatry: Denys Turner (University of Cambridge).

8. Shouting in the Land of the Hard of Hearing: Ob Being a Hillbilly Thomist: Frederick Christian Bauerschmidt (Loyola College).

ISBN: 9781405119313
ISBN-10: 1405119314
Series: Directions in Modern Theology
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 196
Published: 13th August 2004
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.5  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1