Dr. Kreeft provides an excellent introduction here in this anthology of of Aquinas' work.
That's very easy to do in an electronic age where you can easily search electronically for terms and other technicalities.
Aquinas has a sharp mind and can both divide the word and divide a question in a way that few others can.
This thick paperback volume contains selections from the "Summa Theologica" with glossary, commentary, and heavy footnotes from Boston College professor Peter Kreeft. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Transcendental Thomist
Erudite complexity of Aquinas' masterpiece is brought to to the English eye by the genius of another complex erudite Dr Kreeft to be made understandable by the simplePublished 8 months ago by Garry
I must first say that in recent years I have become less and less enamored with Kreeft. Obviously he is on the side of the angels, but I tend to find many of his arguments less... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Bobby Bambino
What we need to appreciate the great work of St. Thomas.
Effective presentation of the deep thought of St. Thomas.
The author Kreeft is very helpful in making a hard to make point. First, that a very abstruse philosophical system such as this is required for belief by all Catholics. Read morePublished on July 10, 2011 by Peter P. Fuchs
I read this text as part of a college reading list and found that it was one of few editions (and the least expensive) that included all the necessary passages. Read morePublished on May 27, 2011 by leon0278
This is an excellent introduction to the Summa. The annotations were very helpful and the glossary really helped with the terminology. Read morePublished on May 2, 2011 by Daniel Paul
Kreeft has done it again! This thick and ruddy paperback beautifully celebrates Thomas Aquinas in this introduction to one of the greatest works ever written: The... Read more
Kreeft did an okay job, given his aims. Usually when people give an abridgment or a summary of a major thinker, they cut out all of the necessary passages and/or highlight the... Read morePublished on January 9, 2009 by Jacob