What is the Douay Rheims Bible?

The Douay-Rheims Bible is a translation of the Bible from the Latin Vulgate into English. It was first published in 1582 and is considered to be one of the most important English translations of the Bible in the Catholic tradition. The translation was made by a group of scholars, led … Read more

Summa Theologica Part I, Question 16. Of Truth

Since knowledge is of things that are true, after the consideration of the knowledge of God, we must inquire concerning truth. About this there are eight points of inquiry: I, Q. 16, Art. 1. Whether Truth Resides Only in the Intellect? Objection 1: It seems that truth does not reside … Read more

Summa Theologica Part I, Question 15. Of Ideas

After considering the knowledge of God, it remains to consider ideas. And about this there are three points of inquiry: I, Q. 15, Art. 1. Whether There Are Ideas? Objection 1: It seems that there are no ideas. For Dionysius says (Div. Nom. vii), that God does not know things … Read more

Aquinas, Summa Contra Gentiles. Book I, Ch. 1

Translated by Anton C. Pegis “My mouth shall meditate truth, and my lips shall hate impiety.” (Proverbs 8:7) 1. The usage of the multitude, which according to the Philosopher is to be followed in giving names to things, has commonly held that they are to be called wise who order … Read more