Thomas Aquinas, St.
Named in 1568 by Pius V
Educated at Monte Cassino
Ordained a priest in 1250
Advisor and lecturer to the papal court,
Place and dates
Eighty works are ascribed to him
Summa Contra Gentiles
: "On the Truth of Catholic Faith,"
1261-1264: one of his greatest works, closely reasoned treatise
on the truth of Christianity
: a summary of theology, (1265-1273)