Bonaventure (Online) by Christopher M. CullenPortrays Bonaventure as a great synthesizer, whose system of thought bridged the gap between theology and philosophy. The book is organized according to the categories of Bonaventure's own classic text, De reductione artium ad theologiam. Cullen follows Bonaventure's own division of the branches of philosophy and theology, analyzing them as separate but related entities.
Boethius (Online) by John MarenbonAn introduction to the thought of Boethius. After a survey of Boethius's life and work, Marenbon explicates his theological method, and devotes separate chapters to his arguments about good and evil, fortune, fate and free will, and the problem of divine foreknowledge. Marenbon also traces Boethius's influence on the work of such thinkers as Aquinas and Duns Scotus.
Bernard of Clairvaux (Online) by G. R. EvansAn introduction to St. Bernard of Clairvaux (1090-1153). After a brief overview of Bernard's life, Evans focuses on a few major themes in his work, including his theology of spirituality and his theology of the political life of the Church.
Duns Scotus (Online) by Richard CrossAn introduction to the life and thought of John Duns Scotus (c. 1266--1308). Theology is here construed broadly to include Scotus's philosophical investigation of God's existence and attributes.
The New Cambridge Companion to Aquinas (Online) by Eleonore Stump (Editor); Thomas Joseph White (Editor)Its five sections cover the life and works of Aquinas; his metaphysics, including his understanding of the ultimate foundations of reality; his metaethics and ethics, including his virtue ethics; his account of human nature; his theory of the afterlife; his epistemology and his theory of the intellectual virtues; his view of the nature of free will and the relation of grace to free will; and finally some key components of his philosophical theology, including the incarnation and atonement, Christology, and the nature of original sin.
Thomas Aquinas: A Portrait (Online) by Denys TurnerBuilding on the best biographical scholarship available today and reading the works of Thomas with piercing acuity, Turner seeks the point at which the man, the mind, and the soul of Thomas Aquinas intersect.
The Theology of Thomas Aquinas (Online) by Rik Van Nieuwenhove (Editor); Joseph Wawrykow (Editor)An in-depth study of every major aspect of Thomas Aquinas' theology. Contributors offer fresh and compelling readings of Aquinas on the Trinity, creation theology, theory of analogy, anthropology, predestination and human freedom, evil and original sin, Christology and grace, soteriology, eschatology, sacramentology, ecclesiology, moral theology, the relation between theology and philosophy, and scriptural exegesis.
The Theology of Hugh of St. Victor by Boyd Taylor CoolmanIdentifies the signature theme of spiritual re-formation as the unifying motif to Hugh's theology. Places Hugh of St Victor within the context of the profound economic, political and cultural changes characteristic of the twelfth century.