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The Trinitarian Christology of St Thomas Aquinas

Dominic Legge, O.P.

Abstract

This book serves as a counterpoint to prevailing contemporary perspectives on Thomas Aquinas by bringing to light the surprising Trinitarian riches in his Christology. Its central thesis is that, for Aquinas, Christology is intrinsically Trinitarian, in its origin and its principles, its structure, and its role in the dispensation of salvation. It shows how and why Aquinas teaches that this is the case, and why, in his view, it is of central importance for understanding not only Christology, but the whole of Christian theology. The crux of its investigation is the Trinitarian shape of the inca ... More

Keywords: Trinity, Christology, Thomas Aquinas, Trinitarian Christology, Spirit Christology, medieval theology, grace, Holy Spirit, Pneumatology, incarnation, Thomism, hypostatic union

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780198794196
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198794196.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dominic Legge, O.P., author
Assistant Professor, Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception, Dominican House of Studies; Assistant Director, Thomistic Institute

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