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  1. Declan Lawell (2009). Spectacula Contemplationis(1244-46). Recherches de Theologie Et Philosophie Medievales 76 (2):249-285.
    This article presents for the first time a critical edition of a minor treatise named Spectacula contemplationis or The Spectacles of Contemplation by Thomas Gallus. The treatise’s aim is to describe the various levels of knowledge that are traversed by the soul in its ascent to God. By the author’s own admission, the treatise is inspired by the six types of contemplation listed by Richard of St Victor in his work on contemplation, Beniamin maior. Gallus’s treatment however is not just (...)
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  2. Declan Lawell (2009). Thomas Aquinas, Jean-Luc Marion, and an Alleged Category Mistake Involving God and Being. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 83 (1):23-50.
    This article seeks to defend the possibility of a metaphysical approach to philosophical theology. Challenging the claim that there can be nothing in commonbetween God (with whom theology or even a form of phenomenology such as Jean-Luc Marion’s deals) and being (as expounded for example in the metaphysical approach of Thomas Aquinas), the article develops a critique of Marion’s views with close reference to his interpretations of Aquinas.
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  3. Declan Lawell (2008). Ontology and Knowledge in the Thought of Thomas Gallus. Dionysius 26:139-174.
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  4. Declan Lawell (2008). Qualiter vita prelatorum conformari debet vite angelice. Recherches de Theologie Et Philosophie Medievales 75 (2):303-336.
    This article publishes for the first time a sermon attributed to Thomas Gallus named Qualiter vita prelatorum conformari debet vite angelice, or How the Life of Prelates Ought to Conform to the Angelic Life. The sermon’s purpose is to encourage ecclesiastical personages to adopt the characteristics and functions of the nine orders of angels as a role model for their ministry. While drawing heavily on Latin sources such as Gregory the Great and Isidore of Seville, his Victorine predecessors, Hugh and (...)
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