See this online ebook:
- Catechism of the “Summa Theologica” of Saint Thomas Aquinas for the Use of the Faithful, by Rev. Thomas Pègues, O.P., adapted from the French by Aelred Whitacre, O.P. (New York, Cincinnati, Chicago: Benziger Brothers, 1922). With Imprimatur, and with the Benediction of Pope Benedict XV. Available in pdf, epub, mobi/kindle, etc. formats at Internet Archive, with a 2nd copy at Internet Archive, and a 3rd copy at Internet Archive. Also available in pdf format (here) at Saints’ Books; and may be read online (on this page) at the library of the Jacques Maritain Center.
- [N.B.1, This work reproduces the arguments of the Summa in question-and-answer format, with references to the relevant sections of that work. We submit that it is best read after reading an introductory work like The Spirit of Thomism by Etienne Gilson or the essay “Faith and Reason in the Theology of St. Thomas” by Victor Flanagan, O.P.; and it should be read with a copy of the Summa on hand.]
- [N.B.2, This book appears to be in the public domain under the law of the United States. However, as we do not know the year of the passing of the translator, we do not know if it is in the public domain in other countries. Please check the relevant laws.]
On the Memorial of St. Thomas Aquinas in the Ordinary Form of the Roman Rite. See also our earlier posts “A Beginner’s Guide to Saint Thomas Aquinas” and “Free eBooks by (and about) Saint Thomas Aquinas“. For other legally free ebooks, you may access the List of Free eBooks (Arranged by Title) and the List of Free eBooks (Grouped by Subject).
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