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St. Thomas Aquinas
Summa Theologica

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1 1, 18 | to be different from the ~contemplative. But the contemplative is 2 1, 18 | contemplative. But the contemplative is only distinguished from 3 1, 18 | virtue. In this way the contemplative life is ~distinguished from 4 1, 20 | loves God more than the contemplative ~signified by John, because 5 1, 20 | he says, loves more the contemplative ~life, since He preserves 6 1, 26 | divine beatitude. As to contemplative happiness, God possesses 7 2, 3 | we speak of active ~and contemplative life, or of a life of pleasure. 8 2, 3 | less of happiness than the contemplative life, which is ~busied with 9 2, 3 | from the fact that in the contemplative ~life man has something 10 2, 4 | both for the operation of ~contemplative virtue, and for the operation 11 2, 4 | life, or in those of the contemplative life, he ~needs the fellowship 12 2, 5 | be lost. This is clear of contemplative ~happiness, which is lost 13 2, 57 | says (Moral. vi) that the "contemplative life has ~greater merit 14 2, 64 | the true; in the case of contemplative virtue, ~it is the true 15 2, 68 | gifts perfect man in the contemplative life, ~e.g. wisdom and understanding: 16 2, 68 | things pertaining to the ~contemplative life, which is the life 17 2, 68 | intellectual virtues, the contemplative are preferable to the active, ~ 18 2, 69 | understanding, belong to the ~contemplative life: yet no beatitude is 19 2, 69 | active life, and some, to a contemplative life [*See Q[3]]. ~Now these 20 2, 69 | of future ~beatitude; and contemplative happiness, if perfect, is 21 2, 69 | things which concern the contemplative life, are either final ~ 22 2, 69 | which dispose man for the contemplative life, are included ~in the 23 2, 69 | gifts pertaining to the ~contemplative life are indicated in the 24 2, 69 | to the active or to the contemplative life. ~Accordingly, when 25 2, 69 | two beatitudes belong to contemplative happiness or beatitude: ~ 26 2, 102 | signify the heavenly or contemplative life; ~while scales signify 27 2, 43 | Therefore wisdom is merely contemplative, and not practical or active.~ 28 2, 79 | affairs. Thus also the term "contemplative" is applied, not to ~those 29 2, 150 | which the goods of the ~contemplative life take precedence of 30 2, 150 | because the good of the contemplative life is ~better than that 31 2, 150 | the soul in respect of the contemplative life, which consists in ~ 32 2, 169 | namely the ~active and the contemplative life, which correspond to 33 2, 169 | which pertains to the ~contemplative life. A third difference 34 2, 177 | OF LIFE INTO ACTIVE AND CONTEMPLATIVE (TWO ARTICLES)~We must next 35 2, 177 | next consider active and contemplative life. This consideration ~ 36 2, 177 | of life into active and ~contemplative; (2) Of the contemplative 37 2, 177 | contemplative; (2) Of the contemplative life; (3) Of the active 38 2, 177 | between the active and the contemplative life.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[179] 39 2, 177 | divided into active and contemplative?~(2) Whether this is an 40 2, 177 | divided into active and contemplative?~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[179] A[ 41 2, 177 | divided into active and ~contemplative. For the soul is the principle 42 2, 177 | divided ~into active and contemplative.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[179] A[ 43 2, 177 | comes first. Now active and ~contemplative, or "speculative" and "practical," 44 2, 177 | divided into active and contemplative.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[179] A[ 45 2, 177 | divided into ~active and contemplative.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[179] A[ 46 2, 177 | the ~active life and the contemplative."~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[179] 47 2, 177 | divided into active and ~contemplative.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[179] A[ 48 2, 177 | divided into active and ~contemplative, but the life of man, who 49 2, 177 | divided into active and contemplative?~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[179] A[ 50 2, 177 | divided into active and ~contemplative. For the Philosopher says ( 51 2, 177 | as the active, and the "contemplative" ~life. Therefore the division 52 2, 177 | of life into active and contemplative would ~seem to be inadequate.~ 53 2, 177 | which pertains to the ~contemplative, the "busy" life which pertains 54 2, 177 | divided into active and contemplative.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[179] A[ 55 2, 177 | than the active and the contemplative.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[179] A[ 56 2, 177 | the active by Lia, and the contemplative by Rachel: and by the two ~ 57 2, 177 | hostesses of our Lord; the contemplative life by Mary, and the active ~ 58 2, 177 | divided into active and ~contemplative.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[179] A[ 59 2, 177 | divided into active and contemplative, since the end of intellective ~ 60 2, 177 | which pertains to the ~contemplative intellect, or some external 61 2, 177 | divided ~into active and contemplative.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[179] A[ 62 2, 177 | of a man into active and ~contemplative.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[179] A[ 63 2, 177 | In like manner active and contemplative comprise that which is ~ 64 2, 177 | state of life sometimes the ~contemplative, sometimes the active element, 65 2, 177 | consideration of truth belong to the contemplative life.~ 66 2, 178 | Out. Para. 1/1 - OF THE CONTEMPLATIVE LIFE (EIGHT ARTICLES)~We 67 2, 178 | We must now consider the contemplative life, under which head there 68 2, 178 | inquiry:~(1) Whether the contemplative life pertains to the intellect 69 2, 178 | moral virtues pertain to the contemplative life?~(3) Whether the contemplative 70 2, 178 | contemplative life?~(3) Whether the contemplative life consists in one action 71 2, 178 | whatever pertains to the ~contemplative life?~(5) Whether the contemplative 72 2, 178 | contemplative life?~(5) Whether the contemplative life of man in this state 73 2, 178 | Thes. Para. 1/1~Whether the contemplative life has nothing to do with 74 2, 178 | It would seem that the contemplative life has nothing to do with ~ 75 2, 178 | Therefore it would seem that the contemplative life wholly regards the ~ 76 2, 178 | Nom. Hebr.], signifies the contemplative life." Now the vision of 77 2, 178 | intellect. Therefore the contemplative ~life belongs properly to 78 2, 178 | that it belongs to the ~contemplative life, "to rest from external 79 2, 178 | it would seem ~that the contemplative life has nothing to do with 80 2, 178 | xiv in Ezech.) that "the ~contemplative life is to cling with our 81 2, 178 | 26], A[2]). Therefore the contemplative life has also ~something 82 2, 178 | theirs is said to be the ~contemplative who are chiefly intent on 83 2, 178 | will. ~Consequently the contemplative life, as regards the essence 84 2, 178 | Wherefore Gregory makes the contemplative life ~to consist in the " 85 2, 178 | loves, it follows that the contemplative life terminates in ~delight, 86 2, 178 | xiv in Ezech.) ~that "the contemplative life tramples on all cares 87 2, 178 | moral virtues pertain to the contemplative life?~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[180] 88 2, 178 | moral virtues pertain to the contemplative ~life. For Gregory says ( 89 2, 178 | xiv in Ezech.) that "the contemplative life ~is to cling to the 90 2, 178 | moral virtues belong to the contemplative life.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[180] 91 2, 178 | 1/1~OBJ 2: Further, the contemplative life is chiefly directed 92 2, 178 | virtues pertain to ~the contemplative life.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[180] 93 2, 178 | xiv in Ezech.) that "the ~contemplative life gives beauty to the 94 2, 178 | moral virtues pertain to the contemplative life.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[180] 95 2, 178 | that it ~belongs to the contemplative life "to rest from external 96 2, 178 | virtues do not pertain to the contemplative life.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[180] 97 2, 178 | thing may belong to the contemplative life in two ways, ~essentially 98 2, 178 | virtues do not belong to the ~contemplative life essentially, because 99 2, 178 | because the end of the contemplative ~life is the consideration 100 2, 178 | pertain to active but not to contemplative ~happiness.~Aquin.: SMT 101 2, 178 | moral virtues belong to the contemplative life ~dispositively. For 102 2, 178 | contemplation, wherein the contemplative ~life essentially consists, 103 2, 178 | belong dispositively to the ~contemplative life.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[180] 104 2, 178 | stated above (A[1]), the contemplative life has its ~motive cause 105 2, 178 | neighbor is requisite to the contemplative life. Now ~motive causes 106 2, 178 | belong ~essentially to the contemplative life.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[180] 107 2, 178 | virtues dispose one to the contemplative ~life by causing peace and 108 2, 178 | reason. Hence since ~the contemplative life consists in an act 109 2, 178 | actions pertaining to the contemplative life?~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[180] 110 2, 178 | actions pertaining to the ~contemplative life. For Richard of St. 111 2, 178 | actions pertaining to the ~contemplative life.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[180] 112 2, 178 | Now this belongs to the contemplative life. Therefore in addition 113 2, 178 | speculatio] belongs to the contemplative life.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[180] 114 2, 178 | acts are requisite for the contemplative life.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[180] 115 2, 178 | are said to belong to the contemplative ~life. Again, "hearing" 116 2, 178 | hearing" belongs to the contemplative life: since it is ~stated 117 2, 178 | stated that Mary (by whom the contemplative life is signified) "sitting . ~. . 118 2, 178 | acts are requisite for the contemplative life.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[180] 119 2, 178 | several operations of the ~contemplative life, there will be, not 120 2, 178 | be, not one, but several contemplative ~lives.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[ 121 2, 178 | are now speaking of the contemplative life as ~applicable to man. 122 2, 178 | Accordingly, then, the ~contemplative life has one act wherein 123 2, 178 | Thes. Para. 1/1~Whether the contemplative life consists in the mere 124 2, 178 | It would seem that the contemplative life consists not only in ~ 125 2, 178 | that it pertains to ~the contemplative life to contemplate not 126 2, 178 | effects. Therefore the contemplative life consists not only in 127 2, 178 | 1~OBJ 4: Further, in the contemplative life the contemplation of 128 2, 178 | intellect. Therefore the contemplative life consists in the ~contemplation 129 2, 178 | thing may belong to the ~contemplative life in two ways: principally, 130 2, 178 | belongs principally to the contemplative life ~is the contemplation 131 2, 178 | effects also belongs to the ~contemplative life, inasmuch as man is 132 2, 178 | a certain order, to the contemplative life; first, the ~moral 133 2, 178 | present state of life the contemplative life can reach to ~the vision 134 2, 178 | present state of life the contemplative ~life can reach to the vision 135 2, 178 | says (Moral. vi, 37) that "contemplative men ~withdraw within themselves 136 2, 178 | Therefore the operations of the ~contemplative life should not be described 137 2, 178 | Further, the action of the contemplative life pertains to the ~intellect, 138 2, 178 | there is no delight in the contemplative life.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[180] 139 2, 178 | xiv in Ezech.) ~that "the contemplative life is sweetness exceedingly 140 2, 178 | loves. Since, then, the contemplative life consists ~chiefly in 141 2, 178 | there is delight in the ~contemplative life, not only by reason 142 2, 178 | Reply OBJ 1: Although the contemplative life consists chiefly in 143 2, 178 | also and ~the end of the contemplative life has its being in the 144 2, 178 | ultimate perfection of the contemplative ~life, namely that the Divine 145 2, 178 | Hom. xiv in Ezech.): "The contemplative life is sweetness exceedingly ~ 146 2, 178 | Thes. Para. 1/1~Whether the contemplative life is continuous?~Aquin.: 147 2, 178 | It would seem that the contemplative life is not continuous. 148 2, 178 | not continuous. For ~the contemplative life consists essentially 149 2, 178 | destroyed." Therefore the ~contemplative life is made void.~Aquin.: 150 2, 178 | the light." Therefore ~the contemplative life is not continuous.~ 151 2, 178 | be ~continuous. Now the contemplative life, according to the Philosopher ~( 152 2, 178 | Therefore seemingly the contemplative life is not continuous.~ 153 2, 178 | Hom. xiv in Ezech.), "the contemplative life begins here so that 154 2, 178 | that in regard to itself contemplative life is continuous for two ~ 155 2, 178 | But ~even in our regard contemplative life is continuous - both 156 2, 178 | because in ~the works of the contemplative life we work not with our 157 2, 178 | here as in ~heaven: yet the contemplative life is said to remain by 158 2, 178 | Hom. xiv in Ezech.): "The contemplative life begins here, so ~as 159 2, 178 | duration as regards the other ~contemplative acts.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[180] 160 2, 178 | Philosopher declares the contemplative life to be above ~man, because 161 2, 179 | virtues ~dispose one to the contemplative life. Now disposition and 162 2, 179 | works, in order that in the contemplative life the mind's eye being ~ 163 2, 179 | 1]) the active and the ~contemplative life differ according to 164 2, 179 | and this is the end of the contemplative life, while the ~other is 165 2, 179 | are comprised under ~the contemplative life. On the other hand, 166 2, 179 | as dispositions ~to the contemplative life, the moral virtues 167 2, 179 | is a disposition ~to the contemplative life.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[181] 168 2, 179 | active life. ~For just as the contemplative life belongs to the cognitive 169 2, 179 | virtues pertain to the ~contemplative life. Therefore it would 170 2, 179 | to the active nor to the contemplative life, but to an ~intermediate 171 2, 179 | contemplation belong to the contemplative life, so ~the knowledge 172 2, 179 | thereof, ~belongs to the contemplative life. In this sense Tully ( 173 2, 179 | knowledge pertaining to the ~contemplative life is that which has its 174 2, 179 | between the ~active and the contemplative life as regards the things 175 2, 179 | of the active or of the contemplative life?~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[181] 176 2, 179 | of the active but of ~the contemplative life. For Gregory says ( 177 2, 179 | teaching is a work of the contemplative life.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[181] 178 2, 179 | knowledge pertain to the contemplative life, it ~would seem that 179 2, 179 | teaching also belongs to the contemplative life.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[181] 180 2, 179 | contemplation, is an act of the ~contemplative life. Now prayer, even when 181 2, 179 | another, belongs ~to the contemplative life. Therefore it would 182 2, 179 | it belongs also ~to the contemplative life to acquaint another, 183 2, 179 | active, sometimes to the contemplative life. It belongs to the 184 2, 179 | action; but it belongs to the contemplative life when a ~man conceives 185 2, 179 | better part," namely the ~contemplative life, "let them be busy 186 2, 179 | teaching belongs to the contemplative life.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[181] 187 2, 179 | an attentive mind in the contemplative life." Therefore the active 188 2, 179 | much more able than the contemplative to endure after this life.~ 189 2, 179 | with this world, but the contemplative life begins here, to be ~ 190 2, 179 | reason they belong to the contemplative life. But in the ~future 191 2, 179 | Para. 1/3~Reply OBJ 2: The contemplative life, as stated above (Q[ 192 2, 179 | does not differ from the contemplative life as it does in us ~for 193 2, 179 | surpasses the durability of the contemplative life arises not from any ~ 194 2, 180 | LIFE IN COMPARISON WITH THE CONTEMPLATIVE LIFE (FOUR ~ARTICLES)~We 195 2, 180 | in comparison with the ~contemplative life, under which head there 196 2, 180 | greater merit?~(3) Whether the contemplative life is hindered by the 197 2, 180 | more excellent than the contemplative?~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[182] A[ 198 2, 180 | more excellent than the ~contemplative. For "that which belongs 199 2, 180 | more ~excellent than the contemplative.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[182] A[ 200 2, 180 | to direct and command the contemplative, as appears from the words ~ 201 2, 180 | more excellent than the contemplative.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[182] A[ 202 2, 180 | away from ~the state of the contemplative life to the occupations 203 2, 180 | more excellent ~than the contemplative.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[182] A[ 204 2, 180 | Now Mary figures the ~contemplative life. Therefore the contemplative 205 2, 180 | contemplative life. Therefore the contemplative life is more excellent ~ 206 2, 180 | Accordingly we must reply that the contemplative life is simply more ~excellent 207 2, 180 | The first is, because the contemplative life ~becomes man according 208 2, 180 | Hence Rachael, by whom the ~contemplative life is signified, is interpreted " 209 2, 180 | second reason is because the contemplative life can be more ~continuous, 210 2, 180 | wherefore Mary, ~by whom the contemplative life is signified, is described 211 2, 180 | feet." Thirdly, because the contemplative ~life is more delightful 212 2, 180 | Fourthly, because in the contemplative life man is more self-sufficient, ~ 213 2, 180 | things." Fifthly, because the contemplative life is loved more for its ~ 214 2, 180 | Sixthly, because the ~contemplative life consists in leisure 215 2, 180 | Seventhly, because the contemplative ~life is according to Divine 216 2, 180 | Eighthly, because the contemplative ~life is according to that 217 2, 180 | should ~also excel in the contemplative life; hence Gregory says ( 218 2, 180 | Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 2: The contemplative life consists in a certain 219 2, 180 | iii in Ezech.) that "the contemplative life ~obtains a certain 220 2, 180 | not directly command the contemplative life, ~but prescribes certain 221 2, 180 | as dispositions to the ~contemplative life; which it accordingly 222 2, 180 | is bondage, whereas the contemplative life is freedom."~Aquin.: 223 2, 180 | is called away from the contemplative life ~to the works of the 224 2, 180 | person is called from ~the contemplative life to the active life, 225 2, 180 | of greater merit than the contemplative?~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[182] A[ 226 2, 180 | greater merit than the ~contemplative. For merit implies relation 227 2, 180 | active life, ~and rest to the contemplative life; for Gregory says ( 228 2, 180 | greater merit than the contemplative.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[182] A[ 229 2, 180 | 1/1~OBJ 2: Further, the contemplative life is a beginning of the 230 2, 180 | our merits. Therefore the contemplative ~life would seem to have 231 2, 180 | it would seem ~that the contemplative life is not of greater merit 232 2, 180 | greater still those of the contemplative."~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[182] 233 2, 180 | for God's sake. Now the contemplative life pertains ~directly 234 2, 180 | leisure," ~namely of the contemplative life, for it is that truth 235 2, 180 | truth above all which ~the contemplative life seeks, as stated above ( 236 2, 180 | 10:40). ~Wherefore the contemplative life is generically of greater 237 2, 180 | Hom. iii in Ezech.): ~"The contemplative life surpasses in merit 238 2, 180 | another by the works of the contemplative life. For ~instance through 239 2, 180 | preferable to the merit of the ~contemplative life, but that it is more 240 2, 180 | Thes. Para. 1/1~Whether the contemplative life is hindered by the 241 2, 180 | It would seem that the contemplative life is hindered by the ~ 242 2, 180 | the ~active life. For the contemplative life requires a certain 243 2, 180 | active life hinders the contemplative.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[182] A[ 244 2, 180 | vision is a requisite for the contemplative ~life. Now active life is 245 2, 180 | active ~life hinders the contemplative.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[182] A[ 246 2, 180 | Now the active and the ~contemplative life are apparently contrary 247 2, 180 | about many things, while the contemplative life ~attends to the contemplation 248 2, 180 | Therefore it would seem that the contemplative life is ~hindered by the 249 2, 180 | active life hinders the contemplative, in ~so far as it is impossible 250 2, 180 | active life is a help to the ~contemplative, since the latter is hindered 251 2, 180 | active life conduces to the contemplative, by quelling the ~interior 252 2, 180 | active life precedes the contemplative?~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[182] A[ 253 2, 180 | life does not precede the ~contemplative. For the contemplative life 254 2, 180 | contemplative. For the contemplative life pertains directly to 255 2, 180 | Seemingly therefore the contemplative life also ~precedes the 256 2, 180 | the soul to turn from the ~contemplative to the active life." Therefore 257 2, 180 | not simply ~prior to the contemplative.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[182] A[ 258 2, 180 | Now the active ~and the contemplative life are suitable to different 259 2, 180 | nature; and in this way the contemplative life precedes the ~active, 260 2, 180 | the active precedes the ~contemplative life, because it disposes 261 2, 180 | Para. 1/2~Reply OBJ 1: The contemplative life is directed to the 262 2, 180 | in Ezech.): "Without the contemplative life it is possible to ~ 263 2, 180 | the active precedes the contemplative ~life, as that which is 264 2, 180 | Progress from the active to the contemplative life is ~according to the 265 2, 180 | whereas the return from the ~contemplative life to the active is according 266 2, 180 | life is directed by the contemplative. Even thus ~habit is acquired 267 2, 180 | prepare themselves for the contemplative by the ~practice of the 268 2, 180 | are more ~adapted to the contemplative life can take upon themselves 269 2, 181 | Further, the active and the contemplative life differ according ~to 270 2, 182 | state is directed to the contemplative ~life, which is more excellent 271 2, 183 | of our neighbor, and the contemplative ~life is preferable to the 272 2, 183 | absolutely speaking the contemplative ~life is more excellent 273 2, 183 | life, so as to ~forsake the contemplative; wherefore Augustine says ( 274 2, 184 | other according ~to the contemplative life, as the Philosopher 275 2, 184 | to the happiness of the contemplative life, rather is it an ~obstacle 276 2, 184 | things ~are needed, but the contemplative man needs no such things," 277 2, 186 | that is directed to the contemplative life ~is more excellent 278 2, 186 | established for the purpose of the contemplative life; wherefore Jerome ~ 279 2, 186 | order is directed to the contemplative life, and none to the ~active 280 2, 186 | of our ~neighbor. Now the contemplative life which seeks to devote 281 2, 186 | deprived of the fruit of the contemplative life.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[188] 282 2, 186 | directed ~especially to the contemplative life. Hence in the aforesaid 283 2, 186 | only for the works of the contemplative life, but also ~for the 284 2, 186 | to the ~active and to the contemplative life. Now chief among the 285 2, 186 | which is proper to the contemplative life, to which the study 286 2, 186 | enlightening the intellect. For the contemplative life of which ~we are now 287 2, 186 | letters is a help to the contemplative life indirectly, by removing ~ 288 2, 186 | order that is devoted to the contemplative life is ~more excellent 289 2, 186 | which is devoted to the ~contemplative life is not more excellent 290 2, 186 | which are directed to the ~contemplative life. ~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[ 291 2, 186 | than ~those directed to the contemplative life. Therefore they are 292 2, 186 | was ~Mary's, by whom the contemplative life is signified.~Aquin.: 293 2, 186 | and among the works of the contemplative ~life prayer is better than 294 2, 186 | the ~actions are. But the contemplative man requires no such things 295 2, 186 | which are directed to the ~contemplative life are the more perfect, 296 2, 186 | Wherefore solitude befits the contemplative who has already attained ~ 297 2, 187 | destined to the works of the contemplative life. Chief among these 298 3, 40 | the most perfect is the contemplative life, ~as we have stated 299 3, 40 | is most ~suitable to the contemplative life; according to Osee 300 3, 40 | SS, Q[188], A[6], the ~contemplative life is, absolutely speaking, 301 Suppl, 41| devote themselves to the ~contemplative life to which marriage is 302 Suppl, 41| married ~life and some the contemplative. Wherefore no danger threatens.~ 303 Suppl, 79| intent on the act of the contemplative power in contemplating God. ~


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