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Unformatted text preview: theory, as homosexual intercourse doesn’t serve a purpose as provided by nature (p.19). Because the purpose of semen is procreation, its transmission into another man would go against its nature, and hence, against its purpose and divine will. Aquinas went on in his to book to cover numerous issues. These included the eternal existence of the world, man’s inability to merit divine aid, and how man’s relationship with his neighbor is ordered according to God, all of which appealed to Catholicism and revelation as well as philosophy. In effect, he was bringing two seemingly separate institutions together and reinforcing each one. He established them as being complimentary and not opposing as many commonly assumed....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HIST 4B taught by Professor Sonnino during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.
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