Teaching bodies : moral formation in the Summa of Thomas Aquinas / Mark D. Jordan.Material type: TextPublisher: New York, NY : Fordham University Press, 2017Edition: First edition.Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780823273829; 0823273822.Subject(s): Ethics, MedievalAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Teaching bodies.DDC classification: 230/.2 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
The Summa's origins: three fables and a candid counterproposal -- Sacraments, gospel, incarnation -- Incarnation as instruction -- Seeing gospel stories -- Sacramental bodies -- Writing scenes of moral instruction -- Scenes of instruction -- From scenes to authorities -- The Summa in (our) libraries -- Moral theology on the way to its end -- The good that draws the will -- Stages on law's way -- The gifts of the spirit -- Vocations and Viae -- The good of reading.
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Leading scholar of Christian thought Mark D. Jordan offers an original reading of the Summa of Theology of Thomas Aquinas. Reading backward, Jordan interprets the main parts of the Summa, starting from the conclusion, to reveal how Thomas teaches morals by directing attention to the way God teaches morals, namely through embodied scenes: the incarnation, the gospels, and the sacraments.