St. Thomas Aquinas: Theologian and Mystic, by Jean-Pierre Torrell O.P.

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THE TITLE of this study may be surprising.[1] Thomas Aquinas is unquestionably a great theologian, but is he also a mystic? A preliminary answer to this question could be found in the fact that he is a canonized saint, and that, in one way or another, God was at the heart of his life, as is true of all saints. While this answer is certainly true, it is not specific enough. Since this saint is a theologian, we can disregard …