The Angelic and Common Doctor: St. Thomas Aquinas


Major Works:

Collins, Joseph B., trans. Catechetical Instructions of St. Thomas Aquinas. Fort Collins: Roman Catholic Books, 1939 reprint. 

Fathers of the English Dominican Province, trans. Summa Theologiae. NY: Benziger, 1920.

Mulligan, Robert W., et al. Library of Living Catholic Thought: Truth, Vols. I-III. Chicago: Henry Regnery, 1952-1954.

Rickaby, Joseph, trans. Summa Contra Gentiles. London: Burns & Oates, 1905.

Biblical Commentaries:

Aquinas, St. Thomas. Catena Aurea: Commentary on the Four Gospels, Collected Out of the Works of the Fathers, Vols. I-IV. Albany: PCP, 1997-2001. Link is an incomplete work which includes only the Gospels of Ss. Matthew and Mark (1842 edition).

Baer, Chrysostom, trans. and ed. Thomas Aquinas: Commentaries on St. Paul’s Epistles to Timothy, Titus, and Philemon. South Bend: St. Augustine’s, 2007.

_____. Thomas Aquinas: Commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews. South Bend: St. Augustine’s, 2006.

Kimball, Paul M., trans. St. Thomas Aquinas: Commentary on the Gospel of St. Matthew. USA: Dolorosa Press, 2012.

Lamb, Matthew L., trans. Aquinas Scripture Series, Volume 2: Commentary on Saint Paul’s Epistle to the Ephesians, by St. Thomas Aquinas. NY: Magi, 1966.

Larcher, F. R., trans. Aquinas Scripture Series, Volume 1: Commentary on Saint Paul’s Epistle to the Galatians, by St. Thomas Aquinas. NY: Magi, 1966.

_____. St. Thomas Aquinas: Commentary on Colossians. Naples: Sapientia, 2006.

Larcher, F. R. and Michael Duffy, trans. Aquinas Scripture Series, Volume 3: Commentary on Saint Paul’s First Letter to the Thessalonians and Letter to the Philippians. NY: Magi, 1969.

Weisheipl, James A. and Fabian R. Larcher, trans. Aquinas Scripture Series, Vol. 4: Commentary on the Gospel of St. John, Part I. Albany: Magi, 1980.

Collections of Thomistic Writings:

Clark, Mary T., ed. An Aquinas Reader. Garden City: Image, 1972.

D’Arcy, M.C., ed. Everyman’s Library No. 953: Thomas Aquinas, Selected Writings. London: J.M. Dent, 1939.

Gilby, Thomas, trans. St. Thomas Aquinas: Theological Texts. London: Oxford, 1955.

Pegis, Anton C., ed. Modern Library College Editions: Introduction to Saint Thomas Aquinas. NY: The Modern Library, 1948.

_____. The Random House Lifetime Library: Basic Writings of Saint Thomas Aquinas, Vols. I and II. NY: Random House, 1945.

Aids to Thomism:

Bourke, Vernon J., ed. The Pocket Aquinas. NY: Pocket, 1960.

Cessario, Romanus. A Short History of Thomism. Washington, DC: Catholic University of America, 2005.

Davies, Brian. Outstanding Christian Thinkers: Aquinas. London: Continuum, 2002.

Farrell, Walter. A Companion to the Summa: Vols. I-IV. NY: Sheed & Ward, 1938-1942.

Farrell, Walter and Martin J. Healy. My Way of Life: Pocket Edition of St. Thomas, The Summa Simplified for Everyone. Brooklyn: Confraternity of the Precious Blood, 1952.

Freeman, Eugene and Joseph Owens. The Wisdom and Ideas of Saint Thomas Aquinas. Greenwich: Fawcett, 1968.

Gilson, Etienne. The Christian Philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame, 1994.

_____. Elements of Christian Philosophy. NY: The New American Library, 1963.

Glenn, Paul J. A Tour of the Summa. Rockford: TAN, 1978.

Gratch, Edward J. Aquinas’ Summa: An Introduction and Interpretation. NY: Alba, 1985.

Grenet, Paul. Thomism: An Introduction. NY: Harper & Row, 1967.

Kreeft, Peter. A Shorter Summa: The Most Essential Philosophical Passages of St. Thomas Aquinas’ Summa Theologica, Edited and Explained for Beginners. San Francisco: Ignatius, 1993.

_____. A Summa of the Summa: The Essential Philosophical Passages of St. Thomas Aquinas’ Summa Theologica, Edited and Explained for Beginners. San Francisco: Ignatius, 1990.

Mayer, Mary Helen. The Philosophy of Teaching of Saint Thomas Aquinas. Harrison: Roman Catholic, 1928 reprint.

McInerny, Ralph. St. Thomas Aquinas. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame, 1982.

O’ Donnell, Robert A. Hooked on Philosophy: Thomas Aquinas Made Easy. NY: Alba, 1995.

Pieper, Josef. Guide to Thomas Aquinas. San Francisco: Ignatius, 1986.

Torrell, Jean-Pierre. Aquinas’s Summa: Background, Structure, & Reception. Washington: Catholic University, 2005.