By Lawrence Feingold

What sort of traditional wish is that this? How can there be a average hope for what can basically be supernaturally acquired? How can this kind of wish be reconciled with the gratuitousness of grace and glory? What are its implications for apologetics? those and related questions have triggered a debate to rage for hundreds of years over the right kind interpretation of the common wish to see God. This paintings seeks to figure out the character of this hope and its dating with the supernatural order via an exam of the idea of St. Thomas and a few of his so much widespread interpreters, together with Scotus, Cajetan, Suárez, and Henri de Lubac.

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