The works of Thomas Aquinas are marshaled by some Catholic scholars in defense of theistic evolution, the idea that Darwinian evolution can be reconciled with Christian faith. In a new paper, “Thomas Aquinas and Theistic Evolution,” Fr. Michael Chaberek makes the case that the great medieval scholar and “doctor of the Church” cannot be put to this purpose without contorting his views.
Fr. Chaberek, a PhD In theology from Poland and a Dominican priest, follows the same style as Aquinas in giving the best arguments for reconciling Christianity with Darwinian evolution, and then in refuting those arguments. Find the article here on the website of the Evangelical Philosophical Society.
Image: Thomas Aquinas, by Carlo Crivelli (circa 1435-circa 1495) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.