Historical Documents

For the avid Aquinas scholar, a wealth of knowledge about the Saint himself comes through the materials collected in these two volumes of Historical Documents.

The first volume will contain the most authoritative and contemporary biographies of Aquinas, while the second volume will be a collection of papal documents referring to the Angelic Doctor.

Diving into the historical context of Aquinas’ life brings the reader closer to understanding the man, Thomas, himself and the rich theological and philosophical insights he gave to the Church through his many writings.

This collection is currently in the research phase.

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  • Vol. 59: Biographies

    STATUS:    Research
    TRANSLATOR:    Dr. Beth Mortensen
    SOURCE TEXTS:    Moos 1956 edition
    For the avid Aquinas scholar, a wealth of knowledge about the Saint himself comes through the materials collected in these two volumes of Historical Documents.The first volume will contain the most authoritative and contemporary biographies of Aquinas, while the second volume will be a collection of papal documents referring to the Angelic Doctor. Diving into the historical context of Aquinas’ life brings the reader closer to understanding the man, Thomas, himself and the rich theological and philosophical insights he gave to the Church through his many writings.
  • Vol. 60: Papal Documents

    STATUS:    Research
    TRANSLATOR:    Dr. Beth Mortensen
    SOURCE TEXTS:    Moos 1956 edition
    For the avid Aquinas scholar, a wealth of knowledge about the Saint himself comes through the materials collected in these two volumes of Historical Documents.The first volume will contain the most authoritative and contemporary biographies of Aquinas, while the second volume will be a collection of papal documents referring to the Angelic Doctor. Diving into the historical context of Aquinas’ life brings the reader closer to understanding the man, Thomas, himself and the rich theological and philosophical insights he gave to the Church through his many writings.