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"thomas aquinas" Discussed on The Catholic Culture Podcast
"Well in First Corinthians fifteen. He speaks of the spiritual body that of course is known as the resurrection chapter in something of a climax in First Corinthians. But what he is stipulating is the transformation of the body, not the replacement, and so it is not annihilated in its perishable form, but rather sewn like a seed it a perishable incorruptible for, but raised imperishable. It is raised incorruptible so once again there is continuity and discontinuity in effect. The court that is sewn doesn't look anything like the oak tree that grows up. And yet at the same time we know the organic development I. Don't want imply that resurrection can be reduced to a natural organic process. And yet at the same time the transformation is divinely wrought, so it's not just like a caterpillar coming out of a cocoon as a butterfly, although that term metamorphosis in the Greek is applied to the transfiguration of human bodies when they're resurrected. Just like Jesus body is denies, and so you're right. Almost every heretical sect has its own peculiar take on the resurrection of the body, and what form it has, but for us as Catholics in the living tradition that is traceable back, not only Saint Paul, but especially the Senate Gusta and Saint Thomas Aquinas. You have a whole lot of clarity and consistency and continuity in what our resurrected bodies will be like. Everyone will get a resurrected.
"thomas aquinas" Discussed on Catholic Culture Audiobooks
"With today's episode. Return for the second time to the lesser known sermons of Saint Thomas Aquinas. If you've listened already to our previous reading of acquaintances sermon heaven and earth will pass. You'll recall that. He has a rather peculiar style of preaching on the topic of Thomas. His preaching style is an excellent article by Dr Randall. B Smith in Hama Lasik and pastoral review. Which are linked to in the show notes? But which also do my best to summarize here. The sermon style. Saint Thomas employs was known at the time as the modern sermon and this method of preaching began by taking a particular biblical verse from the Readings for the day. Not so much with the view toward explication that verse. Or establishing it as the sermons theme but rather using the verse as a convenient mnemonic device to structure the content of the sermon. Apparently preaching manuals of the time likened this opening biblical verse to the Trunk. Of A tree. From which the various branches of the sermon could spring and I think that image is helpful in conceptualizing the flow of the sermon as not having the typical linear beginning middle and end that were more accustomed to basically the medieval preacher would divide the opening verse into several parts and then associate each of those constituent of parts with its own section of the sermon and then each of these sections would also be further expounded upon or what was it called dilated into several further parts. So in the case of this sermon Thomas begins with the verse. Send out your spirit and they will be created and you'll renew the face of the earth. He divides that verse into four parts. Which will comprise the respective sections of the sermon? I the words your spirit. He uses to headline his discussion of the properties of the Holy Spirit. Next the words send out he associates with the topic of the mission of the Holy Spirit then with the words and they will be created and you will renew. Thomas describes the effects of the Holy Spirit and finally the face of the earth he uses to discuss the recipients of the Holy Spirit but the divisions. Don't stop there. So for instance on the first topic of the properties of the Holy Spirit. Thomas takes the word spirit and dilates it. According to four characteristics of a spirit which he lists as fineness of substance perfection of life the incitement of movement and hidden origin. And then he discusses each of these four things intern and at some length on another one of the topics the effects of the Holy Spirit Thomas makes the division of create and renew dilating the word create by outlining what he identifies as the four phases of recreation and then dilating the word renewal as consisting of four things cleansing grace progressing justice of women eating wisdom and glorification needless to say this method can at times be pretty bewildering as the divisions. Give Way to other lists and categories begin to multiply but this method of preaching as Smith. Points out in. His article also produces the happy effect of helping listeners. More easily to commit to memory as sermons content and recall it at a later date so after spending so long digging into a single verse in this way one would be hard pressed not to recall something of what was preached. The next time they heard the words send out your spirit. You can see how such a method would be particularly advantageous at a time of less literacy. All this to say that if while listening to the sermon you find yourself a bit lost or bewildered at times. Don't Fret in fact personally I find it better to just let go of the need to follow the overall structure that Thomas's building and instead simply to attend to each respective part as it comes up. Each point here is worthy of meditation in. Its own right. So let Thomas. Worry about constructing an organizing the sermon and just focus on whatever point he's dwelling on in that particular moment and listening in this way. I think you'll find that after the fact. The bigger picture of the sermon as a whole will become a lot clearer..
NFL Pipelines: High schools with the most draft picks
"Talent sports publication Max press releasing a list of high schools across the country that have produced the most NFL draft pick since two thousand and one we want Glenville high school is third on the list with thirteen players playing in the National Football League behind number one fort Lauderdale St Thomas Aquinas with twenty three and Long Beach poly in northwestern Miami tied for second with fourteen some of the graduates at Glenville of mated to the National Football League course include Ted Ginn junior Cardale Jones marshon Lattimore Troy Smith Dante Whitner and Jonathan
"thomas aquinas" Discussed on Catholic Culture Audiobooks
"The first time on this podcast. Saint Thomas Aquinas known. As the angelic doctor. Saint Thomas Aquinas is arguably the most influential theologian philosopher that the Church has ever seen saint. Thomas lived in the medieval period. Well past the time of the church fathers. His magnum opus the SUMMA theologica however his greatly indebted to the father's along along with the Bible and the works of Aristotle. The church fathers are cited by him throughout the Suma as among the most authoritative sources available. No doubt many of our listeners will be familiar with his Suma and many of his other works. The perhaps fewer will be familiar with his sermons though not many survived. A few of his sermons have been preserved served and we hope to bring you more of his friends in future episodes. We have here in his sermons. Everything one would expect from Aquinas references throughout Aristotle title to whom he refers simply as the philosopher or the natural philosopher the theological philosopher as he puts it is Solomon careful distinction enumeration and categorization. The reasons he employs and nearly every point made is substantiated with a direct scriptural. Quotation in the sermon will be hearing today. Acquaintance meditates on the words spoken by Christ in the Gospels. Heaven and earth will pass and in a way perhaps only acquaintance can do he manages is to unpack quite a bit from those five words. His style may strike some as academic at first but his argument is straightforward the distinctions. He draws are eloquent in their simplicity. And the sermon though compact unassuming Lee packs a punch if appreciated Saint Thomas in the past. You'll enjoy joy this sermon. And if you've never read acquaintance at all you'll find here. A characteristic taste of his fascinating intellect and personality.
"thomas aquinas" Discussed on Awakening with Jay Nelson Forrest
"Hello and welcome to the PODCAST. I'm Jay forest the Spertzel skeptic today I want to talk about Thomas Aquinas and God. So I've been reading through the practical theology that takes quotes from Thomas Acquaintance and explains them anyway. The interesting interesting thing is that he does. I was Kinda hoping he had better arguments than he does. So here's here's the thing. So God's existence is proven and by acquaintance by the fact that the universe had a beginning and if the universe had a beginning it it needs a beginner. Yeah that's that's the first cause argument. It goes back to way back to aristotle title Prime Mover idea serious. The problem very easy solution to the problem. So so science gives us the Big Bay. Science does not tell us what existed before the Big Bang. We don't know Right now it seems like the math is pointing to a multi-diverse rather than the universe though we don't know so the answer Thomas Acquaintance would say although he didn't understand the big bank because he was way before that is the Big Bang. Was God begging so the Banger was God Bang. Was the the cosmos the universe. But here's the problem first of all. There's no evidence for that second of all the evidence seems to and I'm using the word seem as seems to point to multi verse. This'll damalf seems to say so. This is the hypothesis that I have. And I'm going to use a UH thomas acquaintances words or language and rephrase it so the cosmos alone has no 'cause needs no cause the cosmos alone exists from within rather than from without by by its essence rather rather than from a 'cause it exists thus only the cosmos as a whole is necessary. Everything else is a contingent might not have then and only the cosmos is eternal. Everything else has the beginning so just to to clarify what I'm using by Cosmos. I'm using cosmos to speak of all of reality by that I mean if it's one thing fine if it's a multi verse fine but whatever it is it's the cosmos okay so the cosmos all of reality existed eternally so. This is what I picture when I think of this. I think of a vast infinite ocean of quantum fluctuations K.. Incident it goes on forever. And what happens in this great ocean of infinity of quantum fluctuations is occasionally disturbance takes place and Eddie like in a in a you know a river ponder or something and Eddie takes place and in this Eddie you have a winding down of the quantum field into a singularity so singularity slows down into it reaches the point of singularity and that point it begins to wind back up and in the winding backup. Yep It does the explosion it does Abang so it slows down to a point and then it stops and then it so it completely stops and then it comes back and winds back up K. It's opposite of the idea of anthropology. P P takes place within the banged universe but not in the infinite quantum fluctuations. So what you have. Is You have a Eddie of quantum fluctuations slowing down to the point of stationary Asian areas and then it explodes because of the energy within it and begins to return to the state date of of quantum fluctuations so returns to that. That's why the universes expanding and accelerating in the expansion. It's returning to the the the rate of the Infinite Ocean of quantum fluctuations K now that might not be mathematically correct. But that's I guess that's my hypothesis. The Universe is eternal and that the or excuse me the cosmos is eternal. It's a multi verse in the sense that within this infinite vast quantum fluctuation See See occasionally you'll have Universes Explode Bang if you will expand expand and these universities expanding then. We'll be not just in one place but this is an infinite ocean of quantum fluctuations. There's no end to it. There's no place where there isn't quantum fluctuations so this is the the point that I have here is then it doesn't have a beginning and doesn't need a beginner so then Thomas Acquaintances and God the second part that bothered me. And so that was the cosmological issue. The second one was the problem of evil evil which I think defeats Christianity so he actually tries to answer it which I give them Kudos for at at least giving the attempt to answer it a lot of them. Just say God's ways mysterious and beyond our ways so so what he does is he goes through any talks about all that is is good and by that he means that good exists and evil does not evil is a lack of good. So here's the difficulty is a uses good to refer to two different kinds of good natural real good and moral good okay. And then he uses the evil to refer to both natural evil and moral evil. But here's where the problem comes. Things are not good or bad except in human judgment. If it's raining out and I wanted to go out and play to me that's bad. That's a judgment. Badness is a judge note it has nothing to do with whether it's rating or not raining is just rage is what it is. Everything about. Natural good and natural evil is the same way is our judgment about a natural event soon Nami. It's not evil or bad it happens to be bad in our judgment judgment because it kills people but it's not bad intrinsically it's not bad intrinsically but likewise this is the key here it's when it rains and it's been in a drought okay and the rain falls and it eliminates the drought in our judgment. That's but it's not intrinsically good and that's the mistake he makes. All that is up logically is good so as Abdel logical being it is good. My argument is very simple. No if it is it is good is our judgement of it. There's nothing that you could mention. That doesn't have a good or bad application interpretation to it now when you switch to the moral good or evil then that has to do with whether or not you are intending harm or intending good. So now you're getting into the direction of the will again is is based upon human judgment. There's nothing good or evil in itself except except accept our interpretation in judgment of it so when you think of good there's there's good as in beneficial rain for an example if we needed rain and then there's good as in virtuous that is being a good person but evil is also not intrinsic to nature. Natural harm is bad in our judgment but it's not really evil. Evil deals with moral judgment. Evil is harm intentional harm. It's only descriptive of choice. Even if you choose to harm somebody but it didn't work out. That was still at evil. Act A selfish act if that makes sense so here. He's saying that the problem of evil is simple. The good exist. The bad doesn't so therefore God's not in charge of the bad because it doesn't exist in in onto logically. It's an absence of good and it's very simple. No that's not the case. Good and evil is a judgment. Now you can say that it's God's judgment and therefore right but then now you're back to circular reasoning. You're begging the question so the fact that there's evil in the world does in fact disprove move God's existence. It's very simple if evil exists exists. It is only a judgment on either a natural event or a volition UIL event saw places therefore therefore if God is in control of the universe okay then he has the power and he should have the willingness to stop evil especially against innocence especially against innocence. He could be justified. I would argue. That evil can happen to somebody who's done evil. They get evil. All kettle idea what goes around comes around idea that that you could justify God for but how do you justify testify. Assu Nami that kills men women and children indiscriminate okay. That's a natural natural disaster. It's a natural disaster that could have been stopped by God and he didn't that becomes that natural. Literal disaster now becomes a moral disaster is the difference between. I'm driving down the the road and the steering wheel comes off and I hit somebody K.. Natural accident second scenario. I'm driving down the road and I intentionally swerve. It hit somebody. That is a moral evil. Not a natural accident the same with God the minute it that God is put in control of natural events. Those natural events cease to be physical cease to be natural real and they now become moral they are now moral acts because someone allowed them or permitted them or cause them knowingly freely. So I always I like to get it right down to a very very simple example K.. Just sit sit down and just imagine for a moment okay. You're in a room in the room is a button. It's it says. Stop on it okay. So anything that happens in the room all you have to do is press the button that it says stop. That's very simple you completely free. You're not bound. You can move around completely free and you you can stop what's going on in the room with simply hitting the Stop Button. There's a little child two years old. Okay Okay and there's a mother who's taking a cigarette and she is taking it to the child's arm and putting the cigarette out out. Do you push the Stop Button. Of course you do. You would stop that instantly. How about your in the room? There's a a stove in the room and somebody is taking a child and putting him in the oven putting the child in the oven and turn the oven on. Do you stop. Do you push the Stop Button. Of course you do. What kind of human would you if you didn't and yet God? Every single day refuses to hit the stop up button when you are more moral than God. Maybe it's time to question the existence of such a being. That's my difficulty..
"thomas aquinas" Discussed on WCBS Newsradio 880
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"thomas aquinas" Discussed on The Michael Knowles Show
"I think I'm pretty sure this was proved by Thomas Aquinas that redheads do not in fact, have souls. What about strawberry? Blonde. Strawberry blonde. Okay. Because I have one of those home and tell him, you're lucky. She's Michael says you don't have. It's all the twenty months old. No. All right. Rob says, dear Mr. Knowles. Oh, I like what he did there. You see that. See that right there. Uh-huh. Do you agree with Ben regarding the fact that Alabama went too far with their abortion prohibition? No, no. I don't I think it's a terrific law. Totally support it. But I I don't by the way, I don't think Ben is making the argument that it's too far. It's going to be overturned by the court. Yeah. I think he's making a political organ mentor argument from prudence. So I, I do respect the argument that I don't agree with it. I think fight the fight the time is now this is the pro-life moment. And, and coincidentally, we happen to be right. All right. Ruined wants to know Dr cafe. What do you think about judicial review more generally to the courts have the power to make nationwide injunctions on abortion, marriage? I mean, we could even go into like, some, the EPA decisions that they've made the hobby lobby case, for example, or the or the decisions that they don't make, unfortunately, one of the one of the great hopes I have for Justice Cavanaugh is that he will upend the administrative state because of a very awful supreme court decision in, in the Chevron case Chevron deference, the idea that courts will defer to the administrative agencies to make their own rules into Judy Kate. Their own rules, which is a in though isn't hopeful that he's going to do that, though. Well here. Talking about this last. He's a little more pessimistic than I am. But I mean, sure I no one can predict the future, we don't know how it's going to go. Yeah. But the two questions that were asked or different questions. One is what do you think of judicial review? I think it's been the principal since the earliest days of the country since the Marshall court that, that the court has the ability and the right to interpret the constitution, and invalidate statutes that, that violate the constitution. So I'm fine with judicial review. But the court does not have a right to invent a right to abortion. The court does not have the right to redefine marriage as Anthony Kennedy did in the Oberkfell case. The those are those are very different questions and the court has utterly overstepped its bounds and even in recent years, I mean, thanks to guys like Anthony Kennedy. And I, I wish that the court would step back and realize that the United States was meant to govern herself and not be governed by nine robed lawyers who, who have appointed themselves the benevolent betters. For the whole country. But hope springs eternal in the human breast. I don't think that's really going to happen. Actually, again when I saw Scalia before he died. We, we said, what about states rights, what about returning power to the people, and he said, you're barking up the wrong tree. I'm a fed, you've given us all of your power. You gave up direct election of senators. You've given the feds all your power. So even if I were intellectually inclined to support states rights, I have no political reason to do so. And, and that's a problem of ceding power to the federal government to the courts for, for over a century. All right. David says, Michael what's the garden whiskey? Would you recommend for newbie? Oh, I mean, you're asking me to pick between my children. How could I possibly? Good. Look, you can get a good cigar for under ten bucks. Really not. Yeah. You don't need to spend thirty or forty bucks on a cigar, you can't you can spend a lot more than that. But they're great cigars that you can get for ten bucks. Anything by? Don pepin, any, my father cigars are great Oleaga cigars are really good for beginners bunch of other lines that are they're really good. But those those kind of cheap in good ways to start and then for whiskey can't be Johnnie Walker black as Christopher Hitchens explained..
What Is Agnosticism?
"Hey, brain stuff, Lauren Bogle bomb here. It's called the rise of the nuns, the rapid increase in the number of Americans who claim to have no religious beliefs that has taken place in the last decade, or so when pews religious landscape study came out in two thousand fifteen it showed that the percentage of atheists in America had doubled from one point six two thousand seven to three point one in two thousand fourteen. Meanwhile, the percentage of agnostics had just about doubled from two point four to four point. Oh, but these terms agnostic an atheist are often confused. Let's unpack them people choose to identify as religiously agnostic for a variety of personal reasons philosophical, psychological, theological or even political, but it's not that agnostics are spiritual fence sitters unwilling to state whether they believe in God or don't true it necessarily. It turns out has nothing to do with belief at all. The term agnostic system was first coined by English biologist Thomas, Henry Huxley who lived in the mid to late eighteen hundreds. He was a fierce defender of Charles Darwin against religious critics who accused him of denying God's role in creation as a scientist Huxley didn't concern himself with beliefs he sought after facts, and the fact of any proposition, for example, that God created the vast diversity of nature or that evolved from natural selection. Could only be proven by the evidence Huxley stated that narcissism itself wasn't a creed or set of beliefs, but a principle namely, quote that it is wrong for man to say he is certain of the objective truth of a proposition unless he can produce evidence which logically justifies that certainty. The word itself was a combination of the prefix a meaning against or opposite and NAS Decem which comes from a Greek word meaning knowledge necessary. I'm was a religious movement that flourished in the first and second centuries, CE and held that among other things the spirit world was good and the material world was evil. And although the principle of agnostic system doesn't exclusively apply to the question of God's existence. You can be agnostic about any proposition. It's been wrapped up in religion. Since the beginning Huxley wrote, a friend in eighteen sixty I neither affirm nor deny that immortality of men. I see no reason for believing it. But on the other hand, I have no means of disproving it gives me such evidence. As would justify me in believing anything else, and I will believe that. So that's awesome. But what about atheism, atheism? According to its classical definition is the lack of belief in God or that God is the biblical Judeo Christian God or some other higher power is separate issue. The opposite of atheism is theism the belief that God exists, atheism. And theism are thus both metaphysical claims because they assert an answer to a question about the nature of reality. Agnostic system on the other hand doesn't take a position on whether God exists. Instead, it takes a position on whether or not we can know if God exists. This is thus a physical or pissed him logical question this democracy being these study of knowledge at NAS to some claims that we cannot know if God does or does not exist because there's no compelling evidence that either proposition is true. At least not yet. You might think that agnostics as them is nothing more than a handy way to dodge the question of whether you believe in God instead of saying, yes, or no the agnostic chooses a third position neither. But this is where things can get Harry. We spoke with Paul Draper, a professor at Purdue University who specializes in the philosophy of religion. He's witnessed his fair share of arguments between atheists agnostics he said people get so angry about this. The eighth will say you call yourself at agnostic, but you're really an atheist and you can see the eighth yeasts point at face value. It seems there's a razor thin line between saying. I don't see any evidence that got exists. And I don't believe the God exists. But the difference is that you can be an agnostic and atheist just as you can be an agnostic to believe in Christian or Buddhist or Muslim that's because agnostic schism at its core is separate and unrelated to questions of faith. Let's explain agnostics are nearly always lumped together with atheists as a type of non believer the Pew Research Center defined religious nuns as being either atheists agnostics or not affiliated with any particular religion. But it must isn't itself. A belief system. One could believe on face the God exists, but still ascribed the agnostic position that God's existence cannot be proven by physical evidence or rational arguments such a person would be an agnostic theorist. There's even a school of theology called apathetic theology. The claims that God is inherently unknowable. Thomas Aquinas, the thirteenth century philosopher and the Logan wrote. Now, we cannot know what God is. But only what God is not we must therefore consider the ways in which God does not exist rather than the ways in which God does according to seventy two percent of religious nuns. The group that does include easiest and agnostics do believe in a higher power. However, while it's technically true that you can be both an agnostic and faithful believer, it's perhaps more common for agnostics to doubt the existence of God is such Bertrand. Russell the British floss for it mathematician wrote a treatise on Augusta schism in which he explained why the agnostic and atheist positions often overlap. He said the agnostic suspends judgment saying that there are not sufficient grounds either for African nation or for denial at the same time at agnostic may hold the existence of God, though, not impossible is very improbable. He may even hold it. So improbable that it's not worth considering in practice in that case he is not far removed from atheism. His attitude. Maybe that would careful philosopher would have towards the gods of agent, Greece. If I were asked to prove that Zeus Poseidon inherit and the rest of the Olympics, do not exist. I should be at a loss to find conclusive arguments. An agnostic may think the Christian God as improbable as the Olympia ins in that case, he is for practical purposes at one with atheists. As we said at the beginning. The reasons for identifying as agnostic are myriad and different for every person Draper who has participated in high profile debates with Christian philosophers calls himself, a local eighth easiest and global agnostic. He explained I'm an atheist about the all powerful all knowing all good God, I'm agnostic about God. In a broader sense. Is there some being the qualifies for the title? God. There could be such a
"thomas aquinas" Discussed on The Art of Manliness
"And that was later renamed as sloth so Acadia really was born amongst hermit monks in Egypt desert end early series, including Evagoras Ponte's and Yohannes Kassian who lived in the desert and lamed it exhaustion on the noonday demon and akitas really very interesting phenomena. It's a mixture of melon Kolia and slows and it was sold to be manifest in listless. Nurse apathy in lack of care. And it was originally diagnosed exclusively in monastic environments, but then it became more ubiquitous in became Democratice in everyone was able to suffer from Acadia and Acadia has also very poetic he'd been described as weariness of the heart and the thirteenth century Italian. Theologian Thomas Aquinas was the first to very very explicitly define a key is a spiritual sin, and I think that was really interesting ton in the history of exhaustion because he sold exhaustion was a failure of morality, and it was owning to a lack of proper face. So basically the exhausted the topic, but Luke room the weary will give you of refusing to accept divine grace, there were basically guilty of a bad, mental attitude, and in fact, very few people know that a key or sloth was considered the most dangerous of the seven deadly sins. And it was the most dangerous because it basically breathes all the other bad behaviors and the other sinful forms of acting because because it can all be traced back to this lack of face in.
"thomas aquinas" Discussed on 760 KFMB Radio
"The American beat council pizza. Delicious addition to any salad says that what that is is that sponsorship. I don't know. I don't know either mailbag. Freedom-loving quoted today from none other than Saint Thomas, Aquinas, philosopher and theologian. I've read or attempted to read a lot of. Of a complex very. In the syntax of it. Or is this thoughts is the only time writing and the thoughts. Oh, very complex. Wow. Considered one of the great thinkers in the history of the world. No doubt. So I understand from twelve twenty to twelve seventy four. That's all I know about him thought. I'd throw the. I admire you try, and I probably should. But I probably won't. Here's your freedom. Loving quote. The today from Saint t. TA the highest manifestation of life consists in this let being governs its own actions. A thing which is always subject to the direction of another is somewhat of a dead thing. Amen to that. Brother. Amen to that the great thinkers, great thinkers of all time agree. Yeah. You know, what would have been really good right after that quote from Thomas Aquinas? Visit a beep beep beep beef beat beat beat the beast is it a beak. Right. I'd see you get home, you're fried chicken or something weird. To.
"thomas aquinas" Discussed on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA
"Grand street. When it's used this way can be a source of hope. To try to understand what was happening there to understand his significance. For us personally. And so many things which God asks us to do. We may believe we are incapable of accomplishing. But nothing is impossible when we imagined doing them together with God, God, we never ask us to do anything that he himself will not lead us in doing. The seemed like we're by ourself. In some circumstances. But we never our God will always be with us and what we've been asked to do. And so along with sight and smell and hearing feeling and taste imagination has been referred to as one of our important senses because it can open us up to the wonders of God's creation, including our own beam. Imagination can help us to understand ourselves to look within ourselves. Discover the gifts that have we have received from God. And to know what it is the God wants them to do. I like to quote, Albert, Einstein who said that imagination is more important than knowledge. Someone like Einstein saying that imagination is more important than knowledge. And then Thomas Aquinas often speaks of its its power. So like all gifts, which we receive from God imagination must be developed. Much. Like, we watch these football players today in in the both games. Most of us were watching the Seila game than the end of the Cleveland. Baltimore game. We can improve creative.
Girl stabbed to death in classroom fight between 2 "straight-A students"
"You can a fight over a boy at a high school between two girls. One girl. Stabs the other one the victim dead the stabber in custody. It all happened this morning at Warren FitzGerald high school. Here's pollute police Commissioner build wire that was taken into custody at the scene in the weapon kitchen sales steak. Knife was recovered. No other students were injured or involved. The victim's family has been notified. And were present at the hospital. The victim sixteen the girl who did the stabbing seventeen both girls from warn to make it clear that this was not a random at the victim and suspect were known to each other in this incident appears to involve a male student. Wipe grading in the investigation. The fight took place inside of a classroom at Warren FitzGerald high school. There will be no class there
"thomas aquinas" Discussed on The Ben Shapiro Show
"So death is a kind of liberation, but for Aristotle and for Thomas Aquinas, that's not the case for them, even though we're not entirely bodily, there's an aspect of us, namely our intellectual minds. That's that's not reducible to bodily behavior. Nevertheless, our bodily activity is still part of us. And so death is not a liberation. Death is really what I like to call it as a in acquaintances thinking death is like a full body. Amputation. That's something that's that's bad. You want your body back. That's why you need in the thinking of Thomas Aquinas, either resurrection from the dead. Now that's where for quietness. Philosophy has to give way to theology. He thinks philosophy can demonstrate that the that the human soul is immortal, but would it can't demonstrate is that we could ever get our bodies back that would require special divine intervention. And that's even a possibility requires divine revelation to know about, requires biblical revelation to know about. That's where theology picks up the baton from theology from from philosophy when it comes to the selected, the the mind that's arise death, does that have any does have any impact whether we're talking about somebody who is a baby who has an undeveloped brain, or does it matter if your brain is developed like lay, we normally think of intellect in mind is obviously imbued with these physical characteristics, but you know, to take in abortion example, if somebody would argue while the intellect isn't develops to feed us, right? It's just it's, it's basically got very little brain function. Is it a problem to kill that thing? Because is it really even living if it doesn't have this moral soul that we've now posited what gives a non thinking person or or human. This capacity of mortality that makes them valuable, miss perspective? Well, what what followers of acquaintance argue is in the case of a baby or fetus, or what have you? It's not that they don't have intellectual souls. They do have them, but what they don't have is intellectual souls that are developed because for quietness, though the intellect is not a physical thing, it's an incorporeal or or non material aspect of human nature. Nevertheless, the five senses and brain activity are it's normal mode for acquiring information. It's like it's it would be otherwise like a computer that's kicked off the internet because the modems not working right. So the the fetus or the small child is the baby's just been born is basically like a computer that's just been connected, the internet's downloading information, but not a whole lot has been download on onto it yet. But nevertheless, just as a computer still exists, whether or not it's connected to the internet, whether or not it's got a modem in the same way, the unborn child fetus or the newborn infant still has a soul still. Has an intellect, but it's one that has not yet developed, so it's not that the fetus or the child is potentially human being potentially something with a sole or an intellect? No, it's something that actually has an intellect actually has a soul, but intellect soles that have not yet attained their potential. That's different idea. Okay. So with all the set, I mean, we've we've gotten pretty obstruse have tried to bring it down to the point where I can understand it at least and with all its head. One of the things that's that's pretty obvious is that we as a civilization of sort of lost our way in terms of these fundamental western values because all of this is the basis for western civilization that actually believes in human rights and individual rights and women's rights and all the things that we actually care about in the west. Can this stuff be reinculcated is it have? Have we lost it? And is it have we lost it because we lost the philosophical roots or because we were seduced by know the excesses of materialism around us. What? What do you think it? What do you think happened to western civilization? Because all these ideas are not new to you there? Obviously not new to me that I got them from you. Many of. And then you got them from people who are much older. So what exactly happened that it feels like very few people in the west are even familiar with these ideas..
"thomas aquinas" Discussed on The Ben Shapiro Show
"Can't would what what matter by itself will not give you is the kind of meaning that you have in a human thought or in a sentence that you write in human language that expresses a human thought that that's an anon- physical immaterial aspect to human nature. Now, because if that's the case then because it's the case, when human beings die, what happens is we lose our bodily capacities. We walk and we talk those things depend on bodily organs like arms and legs and mouths and so forth. We digest food that depends on a bodily capacity, bodily organs, like having stomach. We see and hear that depends on bodily organs like eyes and ears. Those things are gone, but at least part of it, we do even when we're alive, namely thinking and we abstract thought of the sort debt. Even the, the, the least intellectual human being is capable of can still grasp abstract ideas. That's something that for Plato and for Aristotle, and for Thomas Aquinas is not eight, physical or material. Power of human nature is something that we do even more alive that is immaterial. And so that aspect of us does not go out, go out of existence at death. It carries on beyond death, and that's the foundation in these writers for an argument for the immortality of the human soul, that there's an aspect of human nature with highest us, namely our capacity for thought that survives the death of the body. So even without a brain, even without any any ability to function in the physical world, there is something else, but we can't quite define what exactly that is that this rise afterward. I don't want to say we can't define. I think we can to find. I would say. I mean, the short answer would be that it's the human intellect, the human mind that survives the death of the body, and that cannot be entirely explained in terms of reduced to brain activity. Here, you start to see a divergence between thinkers in the tradition. I'm talking about so for a writer like Plato or Rene, Descartes father, modern philosophy for them, not only is the human mind the highest part of our nature, but that's really definitive. What we are centrally is thinking things in the body's just a is just a vehicle we temporarily walk around and or even a prison for for Plato..
"thomas aquinas" Discussed on The Ben Shapiro Show
"Not necessarily every everything that's in the bible is necessary to supply the basis for natural rights as we understand them. But you do need basically one verse and that is that man is made in the image of God that you do need. The idea that every human being is imbued with a certain level of rights by nature of their very existence does the do you think that exists in in the anxious in the same way? Because it seems, you know, obviously, Plato, Aristotle were okay with slavery. There's a pretty solid regimentation of human beings into people who are fitted for one class versus before fitted for another class. Do you think that we need that sort of biblical admixture? Do you think that it could have been overtime? If all from the Greek position purely, I think we do need that biblical admixture. I don't think it could have evolved. You do see Aerostat something like an echo of the idea that human beings are. Made in God's image in the sense that he thinks that rationality, which every human being has some degree of is the divine spark in says, what's most? What is most godlike? Beyond that? It doesn't have in Aristotle's a lot of practical application to the life of the average person. This idea that absolutely every human being has a certain dignity and an eternal destiny and so forth, and especially loved by God, right? You certainly don't have that in Aristotle's in Aristotle's the unmoved mover, God contemplates one thing himself because nothing else is worth contemplating, right? But you don't see that idea in the philosophers influenced by the bible by monetize in Judaism by Thomas Aquinas, in Christianity, you have this idea of the dignity of of the individual human being in the eternal destiny of the individual human being. That really is something that biblical religion introduces and it is absolutely necessary. That's its origin. Mean, even even liberalism, which still uses the language of human dignity. It really is a kind of heresy you might say of biblical religion. I mean by that is something that grew out of biblical religion and then chucked away its origins and supposes that you can maintain this idea of human dignity without the the biblical source of it. And I would say only that's incoherent. So now we're in the now or in the realm of more traditional religion. As a lot of religious people feel that the talk about immortality and the value human being made in the image of God and all the rest of this. What do you think is the best proof for a soul? This is one I've personally had a tough time with because the truth is that you'll testament isn't big is big on the idea that there's a soul because it says in Genesis that God breathes breath and Adam and all of this, but there's nothing in the Old Testament that explicitly references the idea of an afterlife, for example. So what's the rational as I know that you've discussed this before? What's the rational case for the idea of soul? What exactly is what is there? Is there rational case for an afterlife or is that just something that we've made up to comfort ourselves? I would say that the the. The arguments for immortality that I think the most impressive. And actually, these are arguments that for whatever reason, end up being a little bit philosophical more technical in the arguments for God's existence, or at least it's a little bit harder to state them in a non technical way. But the arguments that I have in mind focus on what's unique about the human intellect, the human power of rationality, which other animals don't have other animals are clever in certain ways. They can, you know, they can. They can hunt prey and they can solve certain problems, you know, but what they don't have as the aggressive abstract ideas, abstract concepts, the sort of thing that we express in language in distinctively human language. That's the difference in human beings that entails, when you unpack it and this is something that Plato argues, Aristotle argues this as well. Thomas Aquinas argues this as well. When you impact this idea of human intellect, you'll find that it's a power in us. It's a capacity. It's not material that is to say it's not entirely grounded in bodily. Processes, not even neural processes processes in the brain. Now they don't deny era style and certainly would not deny that brain activity is part of what's going on when we think, but they would argue that can't be the whole story that which you.
"thomas aquinas" Discussed on WCBS Newsradio 880
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"thomas aquinas" Discussed on KARN 102.9
"This is why if you're dating a christian and said listen i have my personal struggles with believing in the divinity of jesus christ for example but when it comes to our children i want our kids to learn about the divinity of jesus christ because i believe that divinity is important to understanding the development of the western world and of judeo christian values and then when they become an adult they can make a decision about what they actually want to believe i think there are a lot of christians who might be interested in talking about that plus you mean you never know you may start going to church and you may start to believe in the miraculous you may start to believe that it is possible that god actually whether it sinai or whether through jesus brought a certain system of morality to the world through interaction with the world you never know how your beliefs are going to change but being honest and open about the person you're dating about where you stand i think is the key number one number two is recognizing how you're gonna raise your kids because when i say the values matter it doesn't matter between you and your wife matters between how you and your wife are going to deal with your child but i do think that there are people out there who who believe what you believe and i can respect that perspective do you believe in is the definition of us also this is a hard question because obviously souls improvable there's no real way to tell what a soul is so there are various definitions of the soul so thomas aquinas has an interesting definition of the soul he says that basically things are people are made up of form and matter right your made up of matter and you are made up of form so the form precedes the matter platonic in the platonic narrative that there is a form of a dog that god has in mind then there's dog right there is there is the form of dog and the reason the you know all dogs are similar is because there's a platonic idea of dog right and so all those dogs fall under that one platonic ideal of the dog.
"thomas aquinas" Discussed on KBOI 670AM
"This is why if you're dating christian said listen i have my personal struggles with believing in the divinity of jesus christ for example but when it comes to our children i want our kids to learn about the divinity of jesus christ because i believe the data divinity is important to understanding the development of the western world and instead of judeo christian values and then when they become an adult they can make a decision about what they actually want to believe i think there are a lot of christians who might be interested in talking about that plus you mean you never know you may start going to church and you may start to believe in the miraculous may start to believe that it is possible that god actually whether it's sinai or whether through jesus brought a certain system of morality to the world through interaction with the world you never know how your beliefs are going to change being honest and open about the person you're dating about where you stand i think is the key number one number two is recognizing how you're gonna raise your kids because when i say the values matter it doesn't matter between you and your wife matters between how you and your wife are going to deal with your child but i do think that there are people out there who believe what you believe and are going to respect that perspective do you believe in is the definition of a soul so this is a hard question because obviously souls unprovable there's no real way to tell what a soul is so there are various definitions of the soul so thomas aquinas has an interesting definition of the soul he says that basically things are people are made up of form and matter right your made up of matter and your made up form so the form precedes the matter and sort of platonic in the platonic narrative that there is a form of a dog that god has in mind and then there's a dog right there is there is the form of dog and the reasoning you know all dogs are similar is because there's a platonic idea of dog right and so all those dogs fall under that one platonic ideal of.
"thomas aquinas" Discussed on KHJ 930 AM
"In the heavenly realms far above all rule in authority power and dominion and jesus's name is invoked over all right overall an all at the name of jesus every knee chabal we read in philippians this is this is so important right and essential for our faith to recognize that jesus has power over all and the essential reminds us of that the ascension also reminds us of the important point that jesus returns to the father and when jesus goes to the father he's giving me and you an example of our fate or destiny or at least are calling you know to return to the father and to be if not at the father's right hand like geez sus to be among those chosen to be among the heavenly host you and i are call to return to the father we have a place in heaven scripture tells us that there are many dwellings in heaven and one is therefore you the ascension of jesus reminds us that just as jesus returned to the father you and i are called to return to our father in heaven thomas aquinas would talk about this right the going forth in the returning it was a continual theme in his theology how the word win forth from the father in then returned returns to the father and you and i also as created by god in his image and.
"thomas aquinas" Discussed on The Andrew Klavan Show
"He can't pronounce it or no in but it's much cheaper it's much cheaper without bell so i have gotten a an extraordinary number of letters and comments in emails and various forms of communications and the interview we did on tuesday with father michael schmitz and the almost all of the letters went the same way at the end of the interview i was discussing with father michael who has written a book about gay the church's attitude toward gay people and basically that they shouldn't and don't and no but it's a loving it's a loving attitude and acceptance of what he calls same sex attraction but saying that this is not your identity and this is not a sexual relationship that the church can approve of and he explained why and when i asked him on his own basically making aristoteles thomas arguments thomas from thomas aquinas the arguments being the things are four something they should be used for that thing that is where their virtue lies and that sex was made for procreation and therefore and for binding people together in love but it should never be used outside should never be used in a way that is an tagging stick to procreation i think that would be a fair way to say it and my question for him was well why can't its central role as as being for procreation why can't that be subsumed into a secondary role of being to cement loving relationships between gay people once you eliminate all the other things that are destructive like about promiscuity and betrayal and you know mistreating people and use the use of force and you know attacking people who can't make up their mind who can't make a fair decision like young people why can't it be used just to cement a loving committed gay relationship.