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Acta Omnia Congregationum ac Disputationum Quae Coram SS. Clemente VIII et Paulo V Summis Pontificibus Sunt Celebratae In Causa et Controversia Illa Magna de Auxilis Divinae Gratiae Quas Disputationes Ego F. Thomas de Lemos Eadem Gratia Adjutus Sustinui Contra Plures ex Societate

By Tomas de Lemos

1702

Aegidium Denique : Lovanii

15" by 10"

[9], ii-xij, 1363, [1]

 

 

 

DETAILS

The first edition of the Spanish controversionalist Tomas de Lemos' 'Acta Omnia'. A scarce work, which was posthumously published nearly 100 years after the author's death.

With errata to the final leaf. A fascinating contemporaneous look into the Molinist controversy, by somebody who embraced the doctrines of Tomas Aquinas and Augustine against the rising Jesuit reform. Copac attributes the editor of this work as Jacques-Hyacinthe Serry. Serry was a French Dominican theologian, historian and controversialist. He penned the standard history 'Historiae Congregationum de Auxilis Divinae Gratiae' under the pseudonym Augustinus Leblanc. With an illustrated title page, depicting an image of the Pope issuing a bull. Two further engravings to the work, in the form of headpieces. This is one of two of de Lemos' works which were published. Both were published posthumously. Despite this, Tomas de Lemos penned several works and was a very learned individual. He was a Dominican theologian having entered the Order of St Dominic in his native town, and was a controversionalist. He represented the Dominican Order in debates before Pope Clement VIII and Pope Paul V during the Molinist Controversy. de Lemos defended the teaching of Aquinas in the presence of Clement VIII and Pope Paul V against five adversaries. He references this event to this work, among many others.

CONDITION

Rebound, in paper covered boards. Externally, rubbed to the extremities and to the joints. Small loss to the spine due to rubbing. Spine label is hand-written in a neat hand. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright. A small amount of damp-staining to the edge of title page. Scattered spots to pages, which are cockled.

Overall Condition: Very Good

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