Thomas Aquinas

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Synonyms for Thomas Aquinas

(Roman Catholic Church) Italian theologian and Doctor of the Church who is remembered for his attempt to reconcile faith and reason in a comprehensive theology

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New specialized journals have been founded, and continue to appear, such as Doctor Angelicus in Germany, e-aquinas in Spain, Aquinate in Brazil, Tomismo essenziale in Italy, and Jaarboek Thomas Instituut te Utrecht in the Netherlands.
7) Doctor angelicus es el sobrenombre otorgado a Santo Tomas de Aquino.
Following Corella, Fra Giovanni was regularly referred to as a pictor angelicus, a designation evoking the great Dominican doctor angelicus, St.
Thomas Aquinas, for instance, was called Doctor Angelicus, but since middle ages has been used to refer mainly to the doctors in medicine (DME).
Thus, Bonaventure was the Doctor Seraphicus ("Seraphic Doctor"), Thomas Aquinas, the Doctor Angelicus ("Angelic Doctor"), and so on.
Of course, the Doctor Angelicus may have been trying to encourage such well-heeled relatives as King Louis VIII of France.