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  1. Thomas Aquinas on God and Evil.Brian Davies - 2011 - Oxford University Press.
    The problem of evil -- Aquinas, philosophy, and theology -- What there is -- Goodness and badness -- God the creator -- God's perfection and goodness -- The creator and evil -- Providence and grace -- The trinity and Christ -- Aquinas on god and evil.
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    Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion.Brian Davies - 2003 - Oxford University Press UK.
    What does belief in God amount to? Can we reasonably believe in God's existence without argument or evidence? Can God's existence be proved? Can we believe in miracles? Is there life after death?In this book, Brian Davies provides a critical examination of some fundamental questions posed by religious belief. Completely rewritten in order to cover the latest developments in the field, the new edition of this highly successful textbook will once again prove the ideal introduction for all students of the (...)
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  3. The Thought of Thomas Aquinas.Brian Davies - 1993 - Clarendon Press.
    Thomas Aquinas was one of the greatest Western philosphers and one of the greatest theologians of the Christian church. In this book we at last have a modern, comprehensive presentation of the total thought of Aquinas. Books on Aquinas invariably deal with either his philosophy or his theology. But Aquinas himself made no arbitrary division between his philosophical and his theological thought, and this book allows readers to see him as a whole. It introduces the full range of Aquinas' thinking; (...)
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    Anselm of Canterbury: The Major Works.Brian Davies & G. R. Evans (eds.) - 2008 - Oxford University Press.
    `For I do not seek to understand so that I may believe; but I believe so that I may understand. For I believe this also, that unless I believe, I shall not understand.' Does God exist? Can we know anything about God's nature? Have we any reason to think that the Christian religion is true? What is truth, anyway? Do human beings have freedom of choice? Can they have such freedom in a world created by God? These questions, and others, (...)
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  5. An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion.Brian Davies - 1983 - Religious Studies 19 (1):103-104.
     
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    Thomas Aquinas's Summa Contra Gentiles: A Guide and Commentary.Brian Davies - 2016 - Oxford University Press USA.
    The Summa Contra Gentiles, one of Aquinas's best known works after the Summa Theologiae, is a philosophical and theological synthesis that examines what can be known of God both by reason and by divine revelation. A detailed expository account of and commentary on this famous work, Davies's book aims to help readers think about the value of the Summa Contra Gentiles for themselves, relating the contents and teachings found in the SCG to those of other works and other thinkers both (...)
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    The Oxford Handbook of Aquinas.Brian Davies & Eleonore Stump (eds.) - 2011 - Oxford University Press.
    This Handbook is therefore meant to be useful to someone wanting to learn about Aquinas's philosophy and theology while also looking for help in philosophical ...
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    Introduction.Brian Davies - 2021 - New Blackfriars 102 (1101):601-606.
    New Blackfriars, Volume 102, Issue 1101, Page 601-606, September 2021.
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  9. A Modern Defence of Divine Simplicity.Brian Davies - 2000 - In Philosophy of Religion: A Guide and Anthology. Oxford University Press.
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    Aquinas.Brian Davies - 2002 - Continuum.
    St. Thomas Aquinas (c. 12251274) is widely viewed as one of the greatest Christian thinkers of all time.
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    D. Z. Phillips on God and Evil.Brian Davies - 2012 - Philosophical Investigations 35 (3-4):317-330.
    This paper notes and discusses some key arguments in Part One of The Problem of Evil and the Problem of God by D. Z. Phillips. With an eye on some texts of Thomas Aquinas, I reject Phillips's view that belief in divine omnipotence leads to absurd claims concerning God, but I defend his rejection of anthropomorphism when it comes to talk of God, and, with qualifications, I defend and elaborate on his suggestion that God is not a moral agent. I (...)
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  12. Introduction.Brian Davies - 2010 - In Herbert McCabe (ed.), God and Evil in the Theology of St Thomas Aquinas. Continuum.
     
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    Comment: Is God a Person?Brian Davies - 2022 - New Blackfriars 103 (1106):433-435.
    New Blackfriars, Volume 103, Issue 1106, Page 433-435, July 2022.
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  14. The Cambridge Companion to Anselm.Brian Davies & Brian Leftow - 2006 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 59 (2):117-120.
     
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    D. Z. Phillips on Belief in God.Brian Davies - 2007 - Philosophical Investigations 30 (3):219–244.
  16. Anselm and the Ontological Argument.Brian Davies - 2004 - In Brian Leftow (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Anselm. Cambridge University Press. pp. 157--178.
     
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  17. God Still Matters.Herbert Mccabe & Brian Davies - 2005 - Journal of Religious Ethics 33 (3):569-592.
    Herbert McCabe, OP , was a significant theological figure in England in the last century. A scholar of Aquinas, he was also influenced by Wittgenstein and Marx, his reading of whom helped him articulate a distinctive Thomistic account of human embodiment that serves as a critique of other dominant approaches in ethics. This article shows McCabe's contribution to moral theology by placing his work in conversation with other important approaches, namely, situation ethics, proportionalism, and the New Natural Law Theory.
     
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    Letter From America.Brian Davies - 2003 - New Blackfriars 84 (989-990):371-384.
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    Aquinas, God, and Being.Brian Davies - 1997 - The Monist 80 (4):500-520.
  20. Mind, Metaphysics and Value in the Thomistic and Analytical Traditions.John Haldane, James Mcevoy, Michael Dunne, Fergus Kerr, Brian Davies & Robert Pasnau - 2004 - Philosophical Quarterly 54 (216):469-473.
     
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    Kenny on Aquinas on Being.Brian Davies - 2005 - Modern Schoolman 82 (2):111-129.
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    Philosophy of Religion: A Guide and Anthology.Brian Davies (ed.) - 2000 - Oxford University Press.
    Is it possible to be both a philosopher and a religious believer? Is philosophy a friend or foe to religious belief? Does talk of God make sense? Does God exist? What is God? Ideal for anyone pondering these and similar questions, Philosophy of Religion: A Guide and Anthology provides a comprehensive, authoritative, and accessible overview of the subject. Carefully edited by Brian Davies, it contains a wide-ranging selection of 65 of the best classical and contemporary writings on the philosophy of (...)
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  23. The Action of God.Brian Davies - 2010 - In John Cottingham & Peter Hacker (eds.), Mind, Method, and Morality: Essays in Honour of Anthony Kenny. Oxford University Press.
  24. Simplicity.Brian Davies - 2010 - In Charles Taliaferro & Chad V. Meister (eds.), The Cambridge Companion to Christian Philosophical Theology. Cambridge University Press.
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    Thomas Aquinas’s Summa Theologiae : A Guide and Commentary.Brian Davies - 2014 - London, England: Oxford University Press.
    Following a scholarly account of Thomas Aquinas's life, Davies explores his purposes in writing the Summa Theologiae and works systematically through each of its three Parts. He also relates their contents and Aquinas's teachings to those of other works and other thinkers both theological and philosophical. The concluding chapter considers the impact Aquinas's best-known work has exerted since its first appearance, and why it is still studied today. Intended for students and general readers interested in medieval philosophy and theology, Davies's (...)
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  26. Aquinas: Summa Theologiae, Questions on God.Brian Leftow & Brian Davies (eds.) - 2006 - Cambridge University Press.
    Thomas Aquinas was one of the greatest of the medieval philosophers. His Summa Theologiae is his most important contribution to Christian theology, and one of the main sources for his philosophy. This volume offers most of the Summa's first 26 questions, including all of those on the existence and nature of God. Based on the 1960 Blackfriars translation, this version has been extensively revised by Brian Davies and also includes an introduction by Brian Leftow which places the questions in their (...)
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    Comment: God's Sex Or Gender.Brian Davies - 2021 - New Blackfriars 102 (1098):157-159.
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    The Action of God.Brian Davies - 1994 - New Blackfriars 75 (879):76-84.
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    Philosophy of Religion: A Guide to the Subject.Brian Davies (ed.) - 1998 - Georgetown University Press.
    Br> Philosophy of Religion : A Guide to the Subject by Davies, Brian (Editor) Terms of use This concise, introduction asks the fundamental questions about life from a variety of religious viewpoints: Does God exist? Is there life after death? Can philosophy shed light on the diversity of religious beliefs? What does science tell us about religious matters? The authors then suggest how we can think about these issues today. Descriptive content provided by Syndetics"! a Bowker service.
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    Thomas Aquinas:Contemporary Philosophical Perspectives: Contemporary Philosophical Perspectives.Brian Davies (ed.) - 2002 - Oxford University Press.
    The work of Thomas Aquinas has always enjoyed a privileged position as a pillar of Catholic theology, but for centuries his standing among western philosophers was less sure. Today, Aquinas's work is recognized as a cornerstone of the western philosophical tradition. This book offers a full-scale introduction to Aquinas's philosophy. Brian Davies has collected in one volume the best recent essays on Aquinas by some of the world's foremost scholars of medieval philosophy. Taken together, they illuminate the entire spectrum of (...)
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    Comment: Women Religious.Brian Davies - 2021 - New Blackfriars 102 (1099):307-309.
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  32. Prayer.Brian Davies - 2011 - In Brian Davies & Eleonore Stump (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Aquinas. Oxford University Press.
     
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  33. The Limits of Language and the Notion of Analogy.Brian Davies - 2011 - In Brian Davies & Eleonore Stump (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Aquinas. Oxford University Press.
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    Why is There Anything at All?Brian Davies - 2003 - Think 2 (4):7-15.
    The question of why there is anything at all is perhaps the deepest and most profound of all philosophical mysteries. Here, Brian Davies investigates whether it is reasonable to suppose the universe was created by God.
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    Is God Beyond Reason?Brian Davies - 2009 - Philosophical Investigations 32 (4):338-359.
    Classical thinkers such as St Anselm of Canterbury and St Thomas Aquinas insist that God is beyond reason because he is incomprehensible. More recent authors, including Søren Kierkegaard, Karl Barth and Colin Gunton have argued that God is beyond reason since natural theology is an inherently suspect notion. In this article, I first note ways in which all the authors just mentioned may be thought of as agreeing with each other. I then proceed to argue against the critique of natural (...)
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    Comment: The Power of Prayer.Brian Davies - 2021 - New Blackfriars 102 (1097):3-5.
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    Aquinas in His Place.Brian Davies - 2020 - New Blackfriars 101 (1096):637-639.
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    The Cambridge Companion to Aquinas.Brian Davies - 1995 - Philosophical Review 104 (2):270.
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    Horrendous Evils and the Goodness of God.Brian Davies - 2001 - Faith and Philosophy 18 (3):390-394.
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    The Cambridge Companion to the Problem of Evil Edited by Chad Meister and Paul K. Moser, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2017, Pp. XI + 273, £23.99, Pbk. [REVIEW]Brian Davies - 2019 - New Blackfriars 100 (1088):476-479.
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  41. Abraham, William J.(1998) Canon and Criterion in Christian Theology. New York: Oxford University Press, $110.00, 500 Pp. Barnett, SJ (1999) Idol Temples and Crafty Priests: The Origins of Enlightenment Anticlericalism. New York: St Martin's Press, $59.95, 197 Pp. [REVIEW]Constance L. Benson, Rowland Christopher, Wendy Dabourne, Brian Davies & G. R. Evans - 1999 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 46:197-198.
     
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    Review of Thomas Aquinas, Brian Shanley, The Treatise on the Divine Nature, Summa Theologiae I, 1-13[REVIEW]Brian Davies - 2006 - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2006 (6).
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  43. A Reply to Robin Attfield.Brian Davies - 1980 - New Blackfriars 61 (721):292-297.
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  44. Brian O'Shaughnessy: "The Will". [REVIEW]Brian Davies - 1983 - The Thomist 47 (1):161.
     
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  45. G. E. M. Anscombe: "Collected Papers". [REVIEW]Brian Davies - 1983 - The Thomist 47 (4):611.
     
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  46. Happiness.Brian Davies - 2011 - In Brian Davies & Eleonore Stump (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Aquinas. Oxford University Press.
     
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  47. No Title Available: Religious Studies.Brian Davies - 1982 - Religious Studies 18 (3):408-410.
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  48. No Title Available: Religioud Studies.Brian Davies - 1982 - Religious Studies 18 (3):410-411.
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  49. No Title Available: Religious Studies.Brian Davies - 1977 - Religious Studies 13 (1):116-118.
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  50. No Title Available: Religious Studies.Brian Davies - 1973 - Religious Studies 9 (4):501-503.
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