Horarium
  • Schedule is subject to change. Please check the priory website, dhspriory.org, for the latest information.
  • Monday - Friday

    7:00am Mass & Morning Prayer
    12:00pm Rosary & Midday Prayer
    5:30pm Office of Readings & Evening Prayer
    9:00pm Compline (Monday - Thursday)
  • Saturday

    8:00am Mass with Morning Prayer
    12:00pm Office of Readings & Midday Prayer
    5:20pm Rosary
    5:40pm Evening Prayer
  • Sunday

    8:30am Office of Readings & Morning Prayer
    11:15am Mass
    5:20pm Rosary
    5:40pm Evening Prayer
    9:00pm Compline
Calendar
  • Tuesday, October 17, 6 PM

    Muslim Philosophers and the Christian Middle Ages

    Prof. Thérèse Cory (Notre Dame)

    University of Oklahoma, Nielsen Hall 170

    Sponsored by the Thomistic Institute at OU

  • Wednesday, October 18, 6 PM

    Evil: The Great Accuser of God’s Existence

    Fr. John Harris, O.P.

    University College Dublin, Room B101 in the Newman Building

    Co-sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and the Newman Society at UCD.

  • Thursday, October 19, 6 PM

    Understanding Nietzsche’s Postmodern Critique of Christianity

    Fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P. (PFIC/Thomistic Institute)

    Harvard University, Emerson 108 in Harvard Yard

    Sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and the Harvard Catholic Graduate Student Chaplaincy

  • Thursday, October 19, 7 PM

    Blinded by Scientism? The Proper Role-and Limits-of Science in the Quest for Truth

    Prof. Edward Feser (Pasadena City College)

    U.C. Berkeley, Barrows 166

    Sponsored by the Thomistic Institute at UC Berkeley

  • Friday, October 20

    Grades Due on Incompletes from the Previous Semester

  • Friday, October 20, 12:30 PM

    Where Rights Come From and What They Mean for Healthcare

    Fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P. (PFIC/Thomistic Institute)

    Harvard Medical School (final room location TBA)

    Sponsored by the Thomistic Institute, the Christian Medical and Dental Association, and the Catholic Students Association

  • Tuesday, October 31

    7:30 PM - Vigil of All Saints, DHS Chapel

  • Friday, November 3

    Last Day to Withdraw from Classes with a “WD” Grade

  • Monday, November 6, 3:30 PM

    Reading Between the Lines: Neglected Notation in Dominican Mass Manuscripts

    Dr. Eleanor Giraud (University of Limerick)

    Aquin Hall, PFIC

  • Wednesday, November 8, 6PM

    The Drama of Grace: Sigrud Undset and the Narrative of Conversion

    Fr. Raymund Snyder, O.P. (Thomistic Institute)

    Catholic Information Center, D.C.

  • Thursday, November 9, 7 PM

    Does God Exist? An Argument for God’s Existence from Thomas Aquinas

    Fr. James Brent, O.P. (PFIC)

    JMHI Preclinical Teaching Building (PCTB)

    Sponsored by the Hopkins Thomistic Institute

  • Saturday, November 11, 1 PM

    “Angels, Demons and Aquinas”

    The Catholic Center at NYU

  • Monday, November 13 - Friday, November 17

    Registration for Spring 2018 Classes

  • Wednesday, November 22 - Friday, November 24

    Thanksgiving Recess

    No Classes; Offices and Library close at noon on Wednesday)

  • Tuesday, December 5 - Monday, December 11

    Course Evaluation Week

  • Friday, December 8

    Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Saturday, December 9, 12 PM

    The Virgin Mary: Full of Grace and Mother of God

    Fr. Andrew Hofer, O.P. (PFIC)

    The Catholic Center at NYU

  • Monday, December 11

    Reading Day

    No Classes; Offices and Library Open

  • Tuesday, December 12, 4PM

    The Rational Mystery: The Promise of Catholicism in the 21st Century

    Fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P. (PFIC)

    Alexander Reading Room, Baylor University

    Sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and the Baylor University Honors College

  • Tuesday, December 12 - Friday, December 15

    Final Examination Period

  • Friday, December 15

    Semester Ends

  • Monday, December 18 - Wednesday, December 20

    Special Exam Period

  • Thursday, December 21

    Library and Offices Close at Noon for Christmas Break

    PFIC reopens on January 2, 2018

  • Saturday, April 14, 6 PM, 2018

    Eighth Annual Dominican Spring Gala

    Cloister of the Dominican House of Studies

  • Monday, May 7, 2018

    Annual Save the Rare Books Golf Tournament

    Westfields Golf Club, Clifton, Virginia

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Summer 2012 Book List

LT 501A/502A — Intensive Latin I and II

Required Text

  • Collins, John F. A Primer of Ecclesiastical Latin. Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press, 1985. Paperback. ISBN-10: 08132-06677; ISBN-13: 978-08132-06677.

Recommended Text

  • Goldman, Norma, and Ladislas Szymanski. English Grammar for Students of Latin, 3rd edition. Olivia & Hill Press, 2004. Paperback. ISBN-10: 0934034346. ISBN-13: 978-0934034340.

PH 521A — Logic/Epistemology

  • Conway, O.P., Pierre. Aristotelian Formal and Material Logic. Washington, D.C.: Dominica Bookstore, 1995.

PH 526A — Philosophical Anthropology

  • Wallace, William A. The Modeling of Nature: Philosophy of Science and Philosophy of Nature in Synthesis. Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press, 1997.
  • Feser, Edward. Aquinas: A Beginner’s Guide. One World Press, 2009.

PH 551A — Philosophy of Being (Metaphysics) [2-3]

  • Wippel, John. The Metaphysical Thought of Thomas Aquinas: From Finite Being to Uncreated Being. Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press, 2000.

PH 554A — Philosophical Ethics

  • McInerny, Ralph M. Ethica Thomistica: The Moral Philosophy of Thomas Aquinas. Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press, 1997.

ST 604A - Triune God

Required Texts

  • Aquinas, St. Thomas. Summa Theologiae, I, qq. 2-43.
  • DiNoia, Joseph A. “Knowing and Naming the Triune God: The Grammar of Trinitarian Confession.” in Speaking the Christian God, ed. Alvin F. Kimel, 162-187. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 1992.
  • Emery, Gilles. “The Immutability of the God of Love and the Problem of Language Concerning the ‘Suffering of God’.” In Divine Impassibility and the Mystery of Human Suffering, ed. James Keating and Thomas Joseph White, 27-76. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans.
  • Emery, Gilles. The Trinitarian Theology of St. Thomas Aquinas. Translated by Francesca Aran Murphy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007; 7-35, 51-127.
  • Emery, Gilles. “Essentialism or Personalism in the Treatise on God in St. Thomas Aquinas?” The Thomist 64 (2000): 521-563.
  • Kelly, J.N.D. Early Christian Doctrines. 5th ed. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1977; 223-279.
  • Rocca, Gregory. “Distinction Between Res Significata and Modus Significandi in Aquinas’ Theological Epistemology.” The Thomist 55 (1991): 173-197.

Recommended Texts

  • First Vatican Council, Dei Filius
  • Pius XII, Humani Generis, nos. 1-4.
  • Second Vatican Council, Gaudium et Spes, nos. 19-21.
  • Bauckham, Richard. Jesus and the God of Israel. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2008; 1-104.
  • Velde, Rudi A. te. Aquinas on God: The ‘Divine Science’ of the Summa Theologiae. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2006; 37-118.
  • White, Thomas Joseph. Wisdom in the Face of Modernity: A Study in Thomistic Natural Theology. Naples, Fl.: Sapientia Press, 2009; 276-289.
  • Shanley, Brian J. The Thomist Tradition. Handbook of Contemporary Philosophy of Religion, v. 2. Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002; ch. 8.
  • Scheeben, Matthias The Mysteries of Christianity. Translated by Cyril Vollert. St. Louis, Mo.: B. Herder Book Co., 1946; 25-36.
  • Shanley, “Divine Causation and Human Freedom in Aquinas,” American Philosophical Quarterly 72 (1998): 99-122.
  • Kelly, J.N.D. Early Christian Doctrines. 5th ed. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1977; 83-136.
  • Emery, Gilles. The Trinitarian Theology of St. Thomas Aquinas. Translated by Francesca Aran Murphy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007; 128-311.
  • Hill, William. The Three-Personed God: The Trinity as a Mystery of Salvation. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University Press, 1982; 3-79, 83-91, 111-124, 130-175, 185-186, 203-208, 225 232, 241-314.
  • St. Paul’s Letter to the Colossians; especially ch. 1-3.
  • The Gospel of John; ch. 1, 3, 8, 12, 14-16.
  • Athanasius of Alexandria. “Three Discourses of Athanasius against the Arians.” In Select Treatises of St. Athanasius in Controversy with the Arians. New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1911; Discourse 1: Against the Arians, ch. 3-5, 8.
  • Gregory of Nazianzus. Faith Gives Fullness to Reasoning: The Five Theological Orations of Gregory Nazianzen. Translated by Lionel Wickham and Frederick Williams. Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae, 13. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1991; Orations 1-5, 20.5-12; 32.5; 23.6-12; 34.8-15; 41.7-9.
  • Beeley, Christopher. Gregory of Nazianzus on the Trinity and the Knowledge of God. New York: Oxford, 2008; ch. 4 (187-233).
  • Gregory of Nyssa, Not Three Gods.
  • Pope Benedict, Wednesday Audience on Dionysius the Areopagite, May 14, 2008.
  • Pope John Paul II, Wednesday Audience on Dionysius the Areopagite, January 19, 2000.
  • Fourth Lateran Council, ch. 1 and 2.
  • Rahner, Karl. “Observations on the Doctrine of God in Catholic Dogmatics.” in Theological Investigations, IX, 127-144. New York: Herder and Herder, 1972.
  • Vatican Clarification on the Filioque.
  • 2003 Agreed Statement of the North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation.
  • Rahner, Karl. The Trinity. Translated by Joseph Donceel. New York: Herder and Herder, 1970.
  • Mansini, Guy. “Balthasar and the Theodramatic Enrichment of the Trinity,” The Thomist, 64 (2000), 499-519.
  • Hart, David B. “Christ and Nothing.” First Things 136 (2003): 47-56.
  • Levering, Matthew. Scripture and Metaphysics: Aquinas and the Renewal of Trinitarian Theology. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell, 2004; 120-132.

ST 611A — Creation and the Human Person

No Required Texts for this Course

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