Humanistica Lovaniensia: Journal of Neo-Latin Studies

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The Cambridge Companion to Classical Islamic Theology, ed. by Tim Winter. Thus, he attempted to solve the problem of how a perfect and all-powerful God could have created a world filled with so much suffering and evil. Beauty, for Thomas, is not a subjective response or an intellectual concept; beauty in existent things is objectively or actually perceived through a cognitive process of seeing or hearing. Some things that are true of God are beyond all the competence of human reason, such as that God is three and one.

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