The Literal Exposition of Isaiah: A Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas

St. Thomas Aquinas is best known today for his great work of systematic theology, the Summa Theologica, but the central task of the medieval theologian was the study of the Sacred Scriptures. As a “master of the sacred page,” St. Thomas produced many scriptural commentaries, which are increasingly recognized as central to understanding the rich biblical foundation of his theology. . . .

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The Great Medieval Commentary: A Translation and Annotation of the glossa ordinaria on the Gospel of Matthew

The glossa ordinaria is one of the most important monuments of the Western intellectual tradition. Welling up from the monastic tradition of reading through, meditating on, praying over, and living out the Scriptures, it emerged in the cathedral schools not just as a text but as a living tradition of study and prayer in the Christian life. While the composition and dissemination of the gloss remain . . .

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On Love and Virtue: Theological Essays

What does it mean to love and what are the traits of character that support love’s activity?  How does the economy of grace—the mission of Christ and the action of the Holy Spirit—elevate and transform human love, virtue and the desire for happiness?  These essays both consider how the Catholic tradition has addressed these questions and places this tradition . . .

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Letter & Spirit, Vol. 9: Christ and the Unity of Scripture

The St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology and Dr. Scott Hahn present the ninth annual edition of Letter & Spirit with the theme "Christ and the Unity of Scripture". The seven highly-readable articles explore, from the Gospels of Matthew and John, to the letters of St. Paul, how the seemingly disparate themes and images are unified — and therefore properly understood . . .

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Letter & Spirit, Vol. 8: Promise and Fulfillment: The Relationship Between the Old and New Testaments

Promise and Fulfillment: The Relationship Between the Old and the New Testaments is the eighth volume in the acclaimed series from Scott Hahn’s St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology. Letter & Spirit, the most widely read journal of Catholic Biblical Theology in English, seeks to foster a deeper conversation about the Bible. The series takes a crucial . . .

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Letter & Spirit, Vol. 5: Liturgy and Empire: Faith in Exile and Political Theology

This is the fifth annual volume of the remarkably popular journal of biblical theology edited by Scott Hahn and his St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology. This volume features important new works by Hahn, Brant Pitre, Matthew Levering, and Robert Barron, among others. The issue explores the biblical themes of Church and state; idolatry and power; religion and violence; worship and sacrifice; the Kingdom of God . . .

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