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Brief intro: Brother Thomas Mary wrote this gem of a tribute to the Angelic Doctor in 1948 for an early issue of From the Housetops. The quote from the Preface alone, which Saint Thomas wrote for his work, is worth savoring. Even if you’ve never read the Summa you will, I am sure, appreciate our late Brother’s tribute. It is usually forgotten that Saint Thomas Aquinas … More →
(See the From the Housetops editor’s introduction to this article.) The February 1991 issue of the Catholic magazine 30 Days featured a very striking cover designed by Romano Sicillani. Michelangelo’s famous painting from the Sistine Chapel, the Fall and Expulsion of Adam and Eve, is going up in flames, and underneath the legend reads: “Exonerating Pelagius?”
(240K PDF version of this same article. ) Introduction. Mr. Thomas Sparks, of Bedfordshire, England, has posted an “Open Letter” to me on his web site. The present offering is my reply.
This article appeared in abridged form in a small Catholic archaeological journal Ancient Man, Information Exchange , Volume 7, 1989, Tekakwitha Institute, Woodbridge, Virginia. The salvation of the American Indians before Pentecost, the birthday of the Catholic Church, has never been considered a problem by theologians.