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Catena Aurea (Gospel of St. Luke - Part 2)

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Catena Aurea (Gospel of St. Luke - Part 2) by Saint Thomas Aquinas is a profound and insightful commentary on the Gospel of St. Luke. Saint Thomas Aquinas has done a remarkable job of compiling excerpts from various Church Fathers and weaving them together to provide a comprehensive and cohesive interpretation of the text.

The commentary is both scholarly and accessible, making it a valuable resource for scholars, theologians, pastors, and lay readers alike. Each passage of the gospel is thoroughly examined and illuminated with the wisdom of the early Christian writers, offering readers a deeper understanding of the teachings of Jesus and the significance of his ministry.

What sets Catena Aurea apart is Saint Thomas Aquinas' ability to connect the ancient texts with contemporary issues and concerns, making the Gospel of St. Luke relevant and applicable to modern readers. The clarity and depth of the commentary make it an essential addition to any library, offering spiritual nourishment and intellectual stimulation to those seeking a deeper understanding of the Gospel.

Overall, Catena Aurea (Gospel of St. Luke - Part 2) is a must-read for anyone interested in delving into the richness and complexity of the Gospel of St. Luke. Saint Thomas Aquinas' erudite commentary is a treasure trove of insights and wisdom that will enrich and inspire readers on their spiritual journey.

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The Catena Aurea presents the commentaries of the greatest theologians of the Church as if they were having a discussion on each verse of the Bible. St. Thomas Aquinas put this work together from sermons and commentaries on the Gospels composed by over eighty early Church Fathers, providing their insights into each passage. The work shows his intimate acquaintance with the Early Fathers.

The work was commissioned by Pope Urban IV, so that everyone could understand the established meaning of the Gospels from the teaching of the early Fathers. - Summary by ancientchristian

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