The biblical foundation of natural law according to saint Thomas Aquinas


Ignacio M. Manresa Lamarca


Espíritu: ISSN 0014-0716, Year 67, Issue 155, 2018, pages 107-125




The purpose of this article is to present the biblical foundation of the natural law according to St. Thomas Aquinas. This foundation reveals to us all the breadth and depth of the full meaning of natural law in St. Thomas, especially as a participation of eternal law and its insufficiency to lead man to his perfection.
We pretend to collaborate with the work proposed by the Magisterium of the Church. He invites us to deepen the natural law, seeing it as an instrument that can offer to our contemporary society a foundation of solid moral convictions on which to base personal and social life.

Key words:

Thomas Aquinas, Natural law, Holy Scripture.


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