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Anti-Modernism / Re: Fra Girolamo Savonarola, O...
Last post by Geremia - May 24, 2022, 09:34:52 AM
Quote from: Kephapaulos on May 23, 2022, 09:12:27 PMMusic inspired by Frater Hieronymus.
Fra Girolamo composed the lyrics of Infelix Ego (William Byrd's & Orlando de Lasso's settings). He wrote the Tristitia obsedit me lyrics, too.
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Anti-Modernism / Re: Fra Girolamo Savonarola, O...
Last post by Kephapaulos - May 23, 2022, 09:12:27 PM


Music inspired by Frater Hieronymus.
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Theology / Re: St. Thomas Aquinas gives a...
Last post by Geremia - May 23, 2022, 03:26:01 PM
Summa Theologica I-II q. 94 a. 2 co.:
Quotewhatever is a means of preserving human life, and of warding off its obstacles, belongs to the natural law.
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Anti-Modernism / Re: Fra Girolamo Savonarola, O...
Last post by Geremia - May 23, 2022, 01:52:49 PM
Quote from: Kephapaulos on May 23, 2022, 01:25:43 PMFr. Kevin Robinson, SSPX telling me that Savonarola was like a kind of "Archbishop Lefebvre" figure.
I've heard that analogy before, too.

Frater Hieronymus oret pro nobis. Requiescat in pace. Amen.
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Anti-Modernism / Fra Girolamo Savonarola, O.P.
Last post by Kephapaulos - May 23, 2022, 01:25:43 PM

It is the day sadly Fra Girolamo Savonarola, O.P  was executed in Florence in 1498. The situation was a warning about the coming Protestant revolt. Requiescat in pace.
I remember seeing in Florence Fra Savonarola's cell at the Convento di San Marco (where St. Antoninus is also entombed) and the place where he was executed.



I remember Fr. Kevin Robinson, SSPX telling me that Savonarola was like a kind of "Archbishop Lefebvre" figure.
#6
Philosophy / Re: Orthodox Thomists?
Last post by ptlopes - May 22, 2022, 03:14:06 AM
Thank you! I have the idea that Pieper has a good reputation within Thomism.
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Philosophy / Re: Orthodox Thomists?
Last post by Geremia - May 19, 2022, 02:34:37 PM
Quote from: ptlopes on May 17, 2022, 03:15:10 PMWhat do you guys think of Alasdair Macintyre and Josef Pieper?
I'm not too familiar with MacIntyre, but I have read some Pieper. He's good, but more of a popularizer of Thomism.
#8
Philosophy / Re: Orthodox Thomists?
Last post by ptlopes - May 19, 2022, 01:00:21 PM
Perhaps some Transcendental Thomists have a certain cartesian flavour. But I don't think there is specific cartesian brand of Thomism.

I would say that Garrigou-Lagrange was an Orthodox Thomist...
#9
Philosophy / Re: Orthodox Thomists?
Last post by Geremia - May 18, 2022, 07:53:36 PM
Quote from: ptlopes on May 18, 2022, 02:47:23 PMthere are kantian
the so-called Transcendental Thomists
Quote from: ptlopes on May 18, 2022, 02:47:23 PMand cartesian elements foreign to Aquinas in some "Thomists".
Which "flavor" of Thomism is Cartesian?

Aristotelian / River Forest Thomism is anti-platonic; Thesis #2 of the 8 River Forest Thomism theses:
QuoteAquinas ought to be interpreted as a convinced Aristotelian who vigorously opposes every tendency to Platonize in epistemology, and admits Platonic elements into this thought from the Church Fathers only in so far as he can validate them in accordance with Aristotelian epistemology.
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Philosophy / Re: Orthodox Thomists?
Last post by ptlopes - May 18, 2022, 02:47:23 PM
Thank you for your answer, Geremia!

By Orthodox Thomist I mean someone faithful and true to Thomas Aquinas' doctrine. For example, there are kantian and cartesian elements foreign to Aquinas in some "Thomists". Those wouldn't be "orthodox"...