MYS105: St. Thomas Aquinas was one of the great intellects in Christian history who wrote on many subjects, including topics we would consider occult. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli discuss what Aquinas had to say about astrology, crystal healing, amulets, demons, ghosts, psychic powers and more.
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Links for this episode:
- G. K. Chesterton’s book St. Thomas Aquinas
- Jimmy Akin’s book Teaching With Authority
- Alexander Boxer’s book A Scheme of Heaven
- Jimmy Akin’s article St. Thomas Aquinas and the Occult
- Catholic Encyclopedia article on St. Thomas Aquinas
- Aquinas’s Summa Theologiae
- Aquinas’s Letter on the Occult Workings of Nature
- Link from Thomas on David Koresh
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