Thursday, January 28, 2010

Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas

The material sun sheds its light outside us; but the intelligible Sun, Who is God, shines within us. Hence the natural light bestowed upon the soul is God's enlightenment, whereby we are enlightened to see what pertains to natural knowledge; and for this there is required no further knowledge, but only for such things as surpass natural knowledge.


ST I-IIae.109.1 ad 2

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