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Authors from the Middle Ages

Anselm of Canterbury
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1078 God is not in place or time but all things are in Him

Proslogion, cc. 18-22

Robert Grosseteste
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1225-1228 On Light or the Beginning of Forms

De Luce (on Light)

Bonaventure of Bagnoregio
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1255-1257 The six forms of Light unified in the unique divine creation

On the Reduction of the Arts to Theology, nn. 1-7

1259 On the Steps of Ascension into God and on the Sight of Him Through His Vestiges in the Universe

The Journey of the Mind into God, c. I, nn. 1-15

1259 On the Sight of God in His Vestiges in the Sensible World

The Journey of the Mind into God, c. II, nn. 1-13

Thomas Aquinas
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1265-1274 The nature of light according to Thomas Aquinas

Summa Theologiae, Pars I, q. 67, aa. 1-4

1265-1274 On the Theology of Miracles

Summa Theologiae, Pars I, q. 105, aa. 6-8

1265-1274 Is There Only One World?

Summa Theologiae, Pars I, q. 47, a. 3

1269-1273 God knows the things that are not yet, and then he knows also future contingent singulars

Summa Contra Gentiles, Book I, cc. 66-67

1269-1273 That the Divine will does not remove contingency from things, nor does it impose absolute necessity on things

Summa Contra Gentiles, Book I, c. 85

1269-1273 The Knowledge of the Creatures is Useful to Avoid Errors Concerning God

Summa Contra Gentiles, Book II, cc. 2-3

1269-1273 The Philosopher and the Theologian Consider Creatures in Different Ways

Summa Contra Gentiles, Book II, c. 4

1269-1273 On Creation and Time

Summa Contra Gentiles, Book II, cc. 17-19

1269-1273 God is the end of every intellectual substance

Summa Contra Gentiles, Book III, c. 25

1269-1273 On the Mutual Order of Things in a Created World

Summa Contra Gentiles, Book III, c. 22

1269-1273 The ultimate felicity of man consists in the contemplation of God

Summa Contra Gentiles, Book III, c. 37

1269-1273 Divine Providence does not entirely exclude evil from things

Summa Contra Gentiles, Book III, c. 71