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Old May 1, '12, 8:24 pm
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Default St Thomas Aquinas

I really enjoyed the Catholic Answers Radio programme of 30 April: The Perennial Impact of Thomas Aquinas with guest Fr Michael Sweeney OP.

During the programme Fr Michael was asked a question about differing translations of The Summa and fr said that the translation which most people have, done by a group of Dominican students, is not the best. The day before I had read a book review from the Homiletic and Pastoral Review by Fr Kenneth Baker SJ editor emeritus of HPR which dealt with a new translation of the Summa:
TREATISE ON HUMAN NATURE: The Complete Text (Summa Theologiae I, Questions 75-102). By St. Thomas Aquinas; translated by Alfred J. Freddoso (St. Augustine’s Press, South Bend, IN 47780, 2011), 351 pp. PB $20.00.

The Treatise on Law (Prima Secundae, Questions 90-108) was the first part of this new translation to appear in print. The goal is to have the whole Summa available in this new English translation by 2013.
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Thank you for sharing.
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I have the treatise on human nature and I find it to be a good one. I'm looking forward to the rest(after law) becoming available
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