1. brandonadams

    Aquinas’ Distinction Between Membership in the New Covenant and the era of the New Covenant

    Augustine limits the Old Covenant to temporal, earthly promises and argues that OT saints were saved by the New Covenant. Aquinas followed Augustine on this point, citing him several times in Summa Theologica I-II, 106-107 (Old “Law” = Old Covenant; New “Law” = New Covenant). The Catechism...
  2. SebastianClinciuJJ

    Does the Roman Catholic Church reject the Penal Substitution Atonement theory?

    Grace and peace! I came across a very intersting passage in Expositio in Symbolum Apostolorum, Thomas Aquinas. Talking about the death of Christ he says: "Fourthly, we incur the punishment due to sin. For the justice of God demands that whosoever sins must be punished. This punishment...
  3. Haeralis

    How Aristotle's "Ethics" Helped to Cause the Reformation

    This helpful academic journal article from Dr. Ronald N. Frost delineates the role played by Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics in fostering the medieval scholasticism that the Protestant Reformers sought to replace with a purer Augustinian theology. Crucial topics explored within Aristotle’s...