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He was born to a noble family in Italy in 1225. As a young man, he went to study at the University of Naples. At the University, he came in contact with a source of knowledge which had just been rediscovered. They were the texts of ancient Greek and Roman authors. Aquinas then became an academic at the University of Paris and an exceptionally prolific
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writer. He produced nearly 200 pieces on Christian theology. All this occurred within a span of 30 years. His books bear beautiful and strange titles. Examples of his works include “Summa Theologica” and “Summa Contra Gentiles.” After he died, he was canonized in the Catholic church. Aquinas is now the patron saint of the teachers. Aquinas’s starting point was that some of the world’s greatest thinkers have not been Christian. But this seldom held them back from producing revolutionary conclusions. because, as Aquinas commented, both our world and the universe can be effectively investigated through rationality and not just through faith. Aquinas thoughtfully explained that the world as well as the universe along with all its mechanisms operate based on two laws: Natural Law or Secular Law, and Eternal Law or Religious Law.
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