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By Lawrence Feingold

What sort of usual wish is that this? How can there be a usual hope for what can purely be supernaturally got? How can this sort of wish be reconciled with the gratuitousness of grace and glory? What are its implications for apologetics? those and related questions have triggered a debate to rage for hundreds of years over the correct interpretation of the usual wish to see God. This paintings seeks to figure out the character of this wish and its courting with the supernatural order via an exam of the idea of St. Thomas and a few of his so much favorite interpreters, together with Scotus, Cajetan, Suárez, and Henri de Lubac.

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