“Thomas Aquinas was the Problem; the Reformation was the Solution”

Triablogue:

“Where was your Church before Aquinas”

St-thomas-aquinasEver since the Reformation, Roman Catholics have been fond of asking, “Where was your Church before the Reformation”. Protestants have a good reply to that: “Where was your Church before Aquinas”…

Roman Catholics claim that Martin Luther was the innovator, but in reality, Thomas Aquinas was a far more extensive innovator than Luther ever was. The problem was, “The Church of Rome” liked what Aquinas had to say, and they canonized it.

The Reformers sought to roll back many of the changes that Aquinas put into place. And in doing so, they relied on earlier traditions than did Aquinas…

Read more: http://triablogue.blogspot.ca/2014/10/thomas-aquinas-was-problem-reformation.html#more

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