St. Thomas Aquinas

The Summa Theologica

(Benziger Bros. edition, 1947)
Translated by
Fathers of the English Dominican Province




1. Of the Parts of Penance, in Particular, and First of Contrition
2. Of the Object of Contrition
3. Of the Degree of Contrition
4. Of the Time for Contrition
5. Of the Effect of Contrition
6. Of Confession, As Regards Its Necessity
7. Of the Nature of Confession
8. Of the Minister of Confession
9. Of the Quality of Confession
10. Of the Effect of Confession
11. Of the Seal of Confession
12. Of Satisfaction, As to Its Nature
13. Of the Possibility of Satisfaction
14. Of the Quality of Satisfaction
15. Of the Means of Making Satisfaction
16. Of Those Who Receive the Sacrament of Penance
17. Of the Power of the Keys
18. Of the Effect of the Keys
19. Of the Minister of the Keys
20. Of Those on Whom the Power of the Keys Can Be Exercised
21. Of the Definition, Congruity and Cause of Excommunication
22. Of Those Who Can Excommunicate or Be Excommunicated
23. Of Communication with Excommunicated Persons
24. Of Absolution from Excommunication
25. Of Indulgences
26. Of Those Who Can Grant Indulgences
27. Of Those Whom Indulgences Avail
28. Of the Solemn Rite of Penance
29. Of Extreme Unction, As Regards Its Essence and Institution
30. Of the Effect of This Sacrament
31. Of the Minister of This Sacrament
32. On Whom Should This Sacrament Be Conferred and on What Part of the Body?
33. Of the Repetition of This Sacrament
34. Of the Sacrament of Order As to Its Essence and Its Parts
35. Of the Effect of This Sacrament
36. Of the Qualities Required of Those Who Receive This Sacrament
37. Of the Distinction of Orders, of Their Acts, and the Imprinting of the Character
38. Of Those Who Confer This Sacrament
39. Of the Impediments to This Sacrament
40. Of the Things Annexed to the Sacrament of Order
41. Of the Sacrament of Matrimony As Directed to an Office of Nature
42. Of Matrimony As a Sacrament
43. Of Matrimony with Regard to the Betrothal
44. Of the Definition of Matrimony
45. Of the Marriage Consent Considered in Itself
46. Of the Consent to Which an Oath or Carnal Intercourse Is Added
47. Of Compulsory and Conditional Consent
48. Of the Object of the Consent
49. Of the Marriage Goods
50. Of the Impediments of Marriage, in General
51. Of the Impediment of Error
52. Of the Impediment of the Condition of Slavery
53. Of the Impediment of Vows and Orders
54. Of the Impediment of Consanguinity
55. Of the Impediment of Affinity
56. Of the Impediment of Spiritual Relationship
57. Of Legal Relationship, Which Is by Adoption
58. Of the Impediments of Impotence, Spell, Frenzy or Madness, Incest and Defective Age
59. Of Disparity of Worship As an Impediment to Marriage
60. Of Wife-Murder
61. Of the Impediment to Marriage, Arising from a Solemn Vow
62. Of the Impediment That Supervenes to Marriage after Its Consummation, Namely Fornication
63. Of Second Marriages
64. Of the Things Annexed to Marriage, and First of the Payment of the Marriage Debt
65. Of Plurality of Wives
66. Of Bigamy and of the Irregularity Contracted Thereby
67. Of the Bill of Divorce
68. Of Illegitimate Children
69. Of Matters Concerning the Resurrection, and First of the Place Where Souls Are after Death
70. Of the Quality of the Soul after Leaving the Body, and of the Punishment Inflicted on It by Material Fire
71. Of the Suffrages for the Dead
72. Of Prayers with Regard to the Saints in Heaven
73. Of the Signs That Will Precede the Judgment
74. Of the Fire of the Final Conflagration
75. Of the Resurrection
76. Of the Cause of the Resurrection
77. Of the Time and Manner of the Resurrection
78. Of the Term, "Wherefrom" of the Resurrection
79. Of the Conditions of Those Who Rise Again, and First of Their Identity
80. Of the Integrity of the Bodies in the Resurrection
81. Of the Quality of Those Who Rise Again
82. Of the Impassibility of the Bodies of the Blessed after Their Resurrection
83. Of the Subtlety of the Bodies of the Blessed
84. Of the Agility of the Bodies of the Blessed
85. Of the Clarity of the Beatified Bodies
86. Of the Conditions under Which the Bodies of the Damned Will Rise Again
87. Of the Knowledge Which, after Rising Again, Men Will Have at the Judgment Concerning Merits and Demerits
88. Of the General Judgment, As to the Time and Place at Which It Will Be
89. Of Those Who Will Judge and of Those Who Will Be Judged at the General Judgment
90. Of the Form of the Judge in Coming to the Judgment
91. Of the Quality of the World after the Judgment
92. Of the Vision of the Divine Essence in Reference to the Blessed
93. Of the Happiness of the Saints and of Their Mansions
94. Of the Relations of the Saints towards the Damned
95. Of the Gifts of the Blessed
96. Of the Aureoles
97. Of the Punishment of the Damned
98. Of the Will and Intellect of the Damned
99. Of God's Mercy and Justice towards the Damned

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