There, a more dialogical approach was brought to bear, ministry was rooted more in reaching out to the millions at the margins and less on propping up a decaying infrastructure, and, at least in Argentina, a theology of the people emerged that did not have the academic abstractions that too often characterized the work of both the traditional Neo-Scholastic
theologians and the more ideological among the liberation theologians.
Lee deftly conveys the pertinent ideas regarding Romero's ecclesiastical endeavors by portraying the Neo-Scholastic
formation of the priest juxtaposed with his subsequent conversion to a new vision of his role in serving God and his congregation.
Among the topics are the Thomist debate over inequality and property rights in Depression-era Europe, when personalism met planning: Jacques Maritain and a British Christian intellectual circle 1937-49, psychology from a new-Thomist perspective: the Louvain-Madrid connection, and vetera novis augere: neo-scholastic
philosophers and their concept of tradition.
Two main developments are followed: the rise of Russia as "the Third Rome" and the loss of the genuine identity of Orthodox theology and its replacement by neo-scholastic
ways of thinking due to Catholic and later Protestant influences.
Edward Feser is the author, most recently, of Neo-Scholastic
These unpublished materials also bring out the dialectic in Congar's thought between neo-Scholastic
categories and a more historical and dynamic biblical approach.
To overcome this problem and return economics to its proper foundation, Mueller proposes an alternative "Neo-Scholastic
" political economy based on the works of Aristotle, Augustine, and Aquinas.
However, doing so would discount the extraordinary pioneering work of the Neo-Scholastic
scholars of the sixteenth century to whom we owe a great debt--especially to de Vitoria.
Behr, "Luigi Taparelli and the Nineteenth-Century Neo-Scholastic
'Revolution' in Natural Law and Catholic Social Sciences" (PhD diss.: SUNY Buffalo, 2000).
The university's department of philosophy was also caught up in the neo-Scholastic
revival, as were most American Jesuit colleges and universities during the era, in which the Jesuit editors of the Modern Schoolman (established in 1925) envisioned a resurgent neo-Thomism saving the literary world from the same forms of subjectivist relativism that had insinuated themselves into the philosophical realm.
Thomas Aquinas; or, to be precise, with the neo-Scholastic
or neo-Thomist movements that had sprung up in all the Catholic intellectual centers of Europe, and above all in Paris, Rome, and Louvain.