The theologian considers sin mainly as an offence against God; the moral philosopher as contrary to reasonableness.
More Quotes from Thomas Aquinas:Hold firmly that our faith is identical with that of the ancients. Deny this, and you dissolve the unity of the Church.
There is but one Church in which men find salvation, just as outside the ark of Noah it was not possible for anyone to be saved.
Good can exist without evil, whereas evil cannot exist without good.
Because we cannot know what God is, but only what He is not, we cannot consider how He is but only how He is not.
Reason in man is rather like God in the world.
Whatever is received is received according to the nature of the recipient.
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