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Aquinas and the Supreme Court - Race, Gender, Failure of Natural Law in Thomas s Bibical

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Informationen zum Autor Eugene F. Rogers is Professor of Religious Studies and Faculty in Women's and Gender Studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He has taught at Princeton, Yale, Shaw University Divinity School, among others, and has held numerous fellowships. He is author or editor of five books and many articles and translations. In 2010, Christian Century named his book Sexuality and the Christian Body among "essential reading" published in the past 25 years. Klappentext This new work clarifies Aquinas' concept of natural law through his biblical commentaries, and explores its applications to U.S. constitutional law.* The first time the use of Aquinas on the U.S. Supreme Court has been explored in depth, and its applications tested through a rigorous reading of the biblical commentaries* Shows how key judgments in the Supreme Court have rested on medieval natural law, and applies critical gender theory to discuss problems with these applications* Offers new research data to give a different picture of Aquinas and natural law, and a fresh take on Aquinas' biblical commentaries* New research based on passages in the biblical commentaries never before available in English Zusammenfassung This new work clarifies Aquinas' concept of natural law through his biblical commentaries, and explores its applications to U.S. constitutional law.* The first time the use of Aquinas on the U.S. Supreme Court has been explored in depth, and its applications tested through a rigorous reading of the biblical commentaries* Shows how key judgments in the Supreme Court have rested on medieval natural law, and applies critical gender theory to discuss problems with these applications* Offers new research data to give a different picture of Aquinas and natural law, and a fresh take on Aquinas' biblical commentaries* New research based on passages in the biblical commentaries never before available in English Inhaltsverzeichnis Acknowledgments xiBibliographic Note xivList of Abbreviations xvii1 Aquinas on the Supreme Court - and on the Bible, or How to Read This Book 1Part I Aquinas on the Failure of Natural Law 232 What Aquinas Thinks We Cannot Know 253 How God Moves Creatures: For and Against Natural Law 634 How Aquinas Reads Scripture 975 How the Law of Nature Is a Character in Decline 1186 How the Narrative Sexualizes Nature's Decline 147Part II Aquinas on the Redemption of Natural Law 1777 How Aquinas Gets Nature and Grace Back Together Again: Aquinas Meets Karl Barth 1798 How Faith and Reason Follow Glory 2159 How Aquinas Makes Nature Dynamic All the Way Down: Aquinas Meets Judith Butler 23210 How the Spirit Moves the Law 24711 How Natural Science Becomes a Form of Prayer 26512 How the Semen of the Spirit Genders the Gentiles: Rereading Romans 289Conclusion: Questions Answered and Unanswered 298Subject Index 305Index of Thomistic Citations 313...

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