Volume 12, Issue 1 - Winter 2014


Reinhard Hutter. "Enlightenment: Reflections on Pope Francis’s Encyclical Letter Lumen Fidei" 1.

Irene Alexander. "Faith Enlightens the Mind: Pope Francis’s Lumen Fidei and Contemporary Errors on the Nature of Divine Faith" 11.

Keith Lemna & David H. Delaney. "Three Pathways into the Theological Mind of Pope Francis" 25.

Emeka Nwosuh, O.P. "The Resignation of Pope Benedict XVI: An Abandonment of the Cross? A Theology of the Papal Ministry in the Light of the Theology of the Cross" 57.


Richard Declue. "Eucharistic Ecclesiologies of Locality and Universality in John Zizioulas and Joseph Ratzinger" 77.

Jean-Miguel Garrigues, O.P. "The Jewishness of the Apostles and Its Implications for the Apostolic Church" 105.

Donald Haggerty. "Contraception outside Marriage: Prudence or Sin?" 123.

Roch Kereszty, O.CIST. "A Catholic Perspective on the Mission of Israel" 147.

Paul Morrissey. "Servais-Théodore Pinckaers, O.P., and the Renewal of Sapiential Thomistic Theology" 163.

Kevin O'Reilly, O.P. "The Church as the Defender of Conscience in Our Age" 193.

Santiago Sanz. "Creation and Covenant in Contemporary Theology: A Synthesis of the Principal Interpretative Keys" 217.

Michael M. Waddell. "The Importance of Rapture in the Thought of Aquinas" 255.


David G. Bonagura, Jr. "Joseph Ratzinger/Benedict XVI’s Christology of Jesus’ Prayer and Two Contemporary Theological Questions" 287.

Aaron Pidel, S.J. "Joseph Ratzinger on Biblical Inerrancy" 307.

R. Jared Staudt. "Reality and Sign: Thomas Aquinas and the Christological Exegesis of Pope Benedict XVI" 331.


Matthew Archer. "Thomas Aquinas: Teacher and Scholar. The Aquinas Lectures at Maynooth, volume 2: 2002–2010. Edited by James McEvoy, Michael W. Dunne, and Julia Hynes" 365.

Anne M. Carpenter. "Metaphysics: The Creation of Hierarchy, by Adrian Pabst" 370.


Volume 12, Issue 2 - Spring 2014


J. Brian Benestad. "The Potential of the Catholic University to Evangelize" 341.


Thomas G. Gaurino. "Philosophia Obscurans? Six Theses on the Proper Relationship between Theology and Philosophy" 349.

Guy Mansini. O.S.B. "Obedience Religious, Christological, and Trinitarian" 935.

C.C. Pecknold. "The End of Martyrdom: Religious Liberty in Liberal Orders" 415.

Martin Rhonheimer. "Dignitatis Humanae— Not a Mere Question of Church Policy: A Response to Thomas Pink" 445.


Francis J. Beckwith. "Secular Bioethics and Its Challenges to the Catholic Citizen" 471.

Basil Cole, O.P. "Theological Foundations, the Sometime Hidden Background of Catholic Bioethics" 483.

Maureen L. Condic & Kevin L. Flannery, S.J. "A Contemporary Aristotelian Embryology" 495.

Benedict M. Guevin, O.S.B. "The Use of Opioids and Sedativees at the End of Life" 509.

Steven J. Jensen. "The Roots of Transhumanism" 515.

Stephan Kampowski. "Technology, Virtue, and the Brave New World" 543.

Catholic Bioethics after Beatitude and Biomedicine:

Nicanir Austriaco, O.P. "A Response to My Colleagues" 565.


Thomas P. Harmon. "Catholicism and America: Challenges and Prospects edited by Matthew L. Lamb" 575.

Daniel A. Keating. "Orthodox Readings of Aquinas by Marcus Plested" 582.

Ty Monroe. "Politics and the Order of Love: An Augustinian Ethic of Democratic Citizenship by Eric Gregory" 587.

Kellen Plaxco. "Irenaeus of Lyons and the Theology of the Holy Spirit by Anthony Briggman" 592.

Christian D. Washburn. "Compendium of Creeds, Definitions, and Declarations on Matters of Faith and Morals, 43rd edition, edited by Peter Hünermann, Heinrich Denzinger, et al." 595.


Summer 2014 Vol. 12, No. 3



JOHN CORBETT, O.P., ET AL Recent Proposals for the Pastoral Care of the Divorced and Remarried: A Theological Assessment601

PAUL J. KELLER, O.P. Is Spiritual Communion for Everyone? 631

CHRISTOPHER O. BLUM The Craftsman’s Tools: MacIntyre on Education 657



SHAWN COLBERG Reductio as Pattern and Journey in Bonaventure 675

REINHARD HÜTTER Conscience “Truly So Called” and Its Counterfeit: John Henry Newman and Thomas Aquinas on What Conscience Is and Why It Matters 701

DAVID LYLE JEFFREY The Beauty of the Cross in Augustine’s Aesthetics 769

REGINALD M. LYNCH, O.P. The Sacraments as Causes of Sanctification 791

CHARLES D. ROBERTSON John Capreolus: Prince of Thomists or Corruptor of Thomism? 837

MARK K. SPENCER The Personhood of the Separated Soul 863

EZRA SULLIVAN, O.P. Natural Self-Transcending Love According to Thomas Aquinas 913

WILLIAM M. WRIGHT IV The Doctrine of God and the Liturgical Res in John’s Gospel: Reading John 8:12–20 with the Theology of Disclosure 947



ROMANUS CESSARIO, O.P. The Importance of Steven A. Long’s Analogia Entis within Contemporary Catholic Thought 971

CHRISTOPHER M. CULLEN, S.J. The Doctrine of Analogy among the Thomists: A Debate Renewed 975

ROGER W. NUTT On Analogy, the Incarnation, and the Sacraments of the Church: Considerations from the Tertia pars of the Summa theologiae 989



DANIEL M. BELL, JRThe Betrayal of Charity: The Sins That Sabotage Divine Love by Matthew Levering 1005

J. BRIAN BENESTAD The World as It Could Be: Catholic Social Thought for a New Generation by Thomas D. Williams 1007

ADAM DEVILLE On Liturgical Asceticism by David W. Fagerberg 1015

JAMES KEATING The Word Made Love: The Dialogical Theology of Joseph Ratzinger/Pope Benedict XVI by Christopher Collins, S.J. 1018

JOHN SEHORN Eusebius of Emesa: Church and Theology in the Mid-Fourth Century by Robert E. Winn 1021



Fall 2014 Vol. 12, No. 4



THOMAS JOSEPH WHITE, O.P. St. Thomas Aquinas and the Wisdom of the Cross 1029



THOMAS JOSEPH WHITE, O.P. Thomism after Vatican II 1045

RICHARD SCHENK, O.P.Communicatio imperfecta: The Dominican Order and Thomism in the Service of the Church’s Intellectual Life and Universal Mission 1063

OLIVIER-THOMAS VENARD, O.P. Scriptural Hermeneutics and the Thomistic Making of a Doctrine of God 1091

JOSEPH ELLUL, O.P. Expressing the Inexpressible: Naming the One God in the Summa theologiae of Thomas Aquinas and in the Writings of Abū āmid al-Ġazālī 1125

MICHAL PALUCH, O.P. Recovering a Doctrine of Providence? A Report 1159

SIMON FRANCIS GAINE, O.P. Christocentric or Trinitarian Doctrine of God? Order of Discovery and Order of Presentation 1173

DOMINIC HOLTZ, O.P. Divine Personhood and the Critique of Substance Metaphysics 1191

BRYAN KROMHOLTZ, O.P. Eschatology and the Doctrine of God in St. Thomas Aquinas 1215

ROMANUS CESSARIO, O.P. God the Son: Trinitarian Christology Markers in the Thomist Tradition 1233

GUILLERMO JUAREZ, O.P. Quid per prius datur: The Thomistic Doctrine of the Double Order of Priority between the Created Gift and the Uncreated Gift 1257

GILLES EMERY, O.P. The Thomistic Doctrine of the Triune God and Spiritual Life 1281



GAVIN D’COSTA The Feminine Genius of Catholic Theology by Matthew Levering 1303

JOHN FINLEY Philosophical Anthropology: An Introduction by Jose Angel Lombo and Francesco Russo 1305

PAUL MONSON Theology, University, Humanities: Initium Sapientiae Timor Domini edited by Christopher Craig Brittain and Francesca Aran Murphy 1309

MATTHEW RAMAGE Will Many Be Saved? What Vatican II Actually Teaches and Its Implications for the New Evangelization by Ralph Martin 1313

ANDREW ROSATO The Biblical Interpretation of William of Alton by Timothy Bellamah, O .P. 1318

EZRA SULLIVAN, O.P. Choosing from Love: The Concept of “Electio” in the Structure of the Human Act According to Thomas Aquinas by Lambert Hendriks 1321