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  • n. Plural form of Thomist.


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  • The act, in so far as it is free, must come from the will; but the concursus prœvius of the Thomists, which is ultimately identical with God's predestination of the free act, makes illusory the free self-determination of the will, whether in giving or withholding its consent to the grace.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • The followers of the latter were called Thomists, between whom and the

    An Essay on Criticism

  • They had committed themselves to a "real distinction", and then when they could not find it in the Thomistic text itself, they appealed to those so-called early "Thomists" who did hold it.


  • Only, I wouldn't take the words of diverse "Thomists" as true as the Bible, but would rather go to the fountain myself.


  • English bishops -- 'Thomists' he calls them, as men who looked for the beginning and end of wisdom to the writings of Thomas Aquinas.

    Short Studies on Great Subjects

  • I too have reservations about the "non-intervening" God it seems many Thomists champion.

    Antony Flew dies at 87

  • He did, after all, celebrate the triumph of the will (as against the Aristotelian-Thomists, who held to the primacy of the intellect), and famously equated Truth with Power -- a dictum now enshrined in post-modernist deconstruction.

    June 21st, 2009

  • Romanus Cessario, O.P., has described Dr. Levering as "one of the most promising of young Thomists" in the United States.

    Insight Scoop | The Ignatius Press Blog:

  • Or do you only like it when Marxist Thomists use the chains and whips?

    Matthew Yglesias » Context in Haiti

  • Let me correct myself, “Leninist Thomists” urgs Says:

    Matthew Yglesias » Context in Haiti


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