Bonaventure calling Aquinas a heretic


#1

I heard from a friend that St. Bonaenture called St. Thomas Aquinas the "Father of all Heresies". Is this true? What was the context?


#2

I’ve never heard that.

Saints Thomas and Bonaventure were contemporaries, and worked well together in Paris. In addition “Father of all Heresies” is a title more suitable to the devil than to a saint, or even a Catholic theologian, much as one can be tempted at times.

Franciscan and Dominican Philosophy is certainly different enough to warrant disagreements but not to this level I would imagine.


#3

Preposterous. Never happened.


#4

**Absolutley not!! :eek: :eek:

They were best friends!!**


#5

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