The Dumb Ox
The Ten Minute Guide to Thomas Aquinas

Thomas Aquinas has been given some of the loftiest titles of any Christian thinker, including ‘the Angelic Doctor’ and ‘a model of the right way to do theology’. But who was he, and why was his philosophy so influential?

Aquinas was born between 1224 and 1226, at his family castle of Roccasecca, between Rome and Naples. The castle is the giveaway: Aquinas came from noble...

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