- n (Roman Catholic Church) Italian theologian and Doctor of the Church who is remembered for his attempt to reconcile faith and reason in a comprehensive theology; presented philosophical proofs of the existence of God (1225-1274)
- St Thomas Aquinas in American Chronicle
Thomas Aquinas wrote, "Sovereignty or political authority within civil society lies ultimately in the people, who holds it from God and for whose benefit all civil authority and government is instituted. Not all theologians agreed with Aquinas'...
- Joe Biden in NPR
There is a debate in our church,Biden said. "When Thomas Aquinas wrote Summa Theologica, he said : it didn't occur until quickening, 40 days after conception."