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St Thomas Aquinas (c. 1225—1274) Italian philosopher, theologian, and Dominican friar

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Actus Purus


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(Lat., ‘Pure Actuality’).

The Scholastic term used (e.g. by St Thomas Aquinas) to characterize the nature of God and distinguish Him from His creatures.

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