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FIRST ISSUE EJSTA PUBLISHED

The first issue of the European Journal for the Study of Thomas Aquinas appeared in the last days of June 2019. This issue contains several interesting studies of the work of Thomas Aquinas: on relics, on truth, on Psalm 67, on the body of Christ, and on peace. EJSTA is the continuation of the Jaarboek of the Thomas Institute, and is a joint initiative of the Faculty of Theology of the Nicolas Copernicus University of Torun (Poland), the Saint Thomas Aquinas Institute for Theology and Culture of the Faculty of Theology (ISTAC) of the University of Fribourg (CH) and the Thomas Institute of Utrecht. Contributions for the next volume (2020) are very much welcome! You can find the Open Access journal here.


HARM GORIS APPOINTED MEMBER PONTIFICAL ACADEMY

Dr. Harm Goris, member of the Thomas Institute, was recently appointed member of the Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas. Vatican Secretary of State His Eminence Pietro Cardinal Parolin signed the letter of appointment on February 6, 2019. The Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas consists of 50 scholars who are renowned for their studies of the work of Thomas Aquinas, and convene yearly in Rome. President of the Academy is prof. dr. S.-Th. Bonino op. 

VERITAS ET AMOR AWARD FOR ANTON TEN KLOOSTER

Fr. Anton ten Klooster received the yearly "Veritas et amor" award for the best dissertation on Thomas Aquinas. This prize is awarded each year by a jury consisting of renowned scholars. The "Circulo San Tommaso d’Aquino", responsible for the award, is based in Aquino, Italy.Ten Klooster, recently appointed assistant professor at the Tilburg School of Catholic Theology, defended the dissertation entitled "Thomas Aquinas on the Beatitudes: Reading Matthew, Disputing Grace and Virtue, Preaching Happiness" in June 2018 (cum laude). The book was published in the Publication Series of the Thomas Institute with Peeters Publishers, Louvain. We congratulate Fr. Anton on this achievement!