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Aquinas on Women

Writings of Thomas Aquinas about women were the basis of church and philosophical attitudes towards women for centuries.
  1. Medieval Christianity
  2. Medieval: Men About Women

Aquinas: All Infants Male?
Thomas Aquinas Summa Theologica I, 99, 2: are women "misbegotten males" or are they equal in nature?

Aquinas: Grace of Words
Thomas Aquinas Summa Theologica II-II, 177, 2: why women are allowed to teach privately but not publicly.

Aquinas: Women, Public Penance
Thomas Aquinas in Summa Theologica Supplement, 28, 3: on the equal treatment of men and women regarding assigning public penance.

Aquinas: Women, Sin, Adornment
Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologica II-II, 169, 2, on the effect of women's adornment on men and therefore on morality.

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