Sunday, 15 November 2015

15th November - Albert the Great

“It is by the path of love that God draws near to man, and man to God. But where love is not found, God cannot dwell. If, then, we possess love, we possess God, for ‘God is love.’”
“What worth is a hidden treasure?”

Albert, (1206 – 1280), a Dominican and Priest who taught theology at Cologne and Paris. He was also a teacher of St Thomas Aquinas. He is most known for his interest in the natural sciences. He wrote and illustrated guides and was considered an authority on these things. He was a theological writer and a Doctor of the Church and described as “a teacher of all that there is to know”.

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