The Nature of the Human Soul


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By Sr. Mary Angelica Neenan, O.P. | Foreword by Wojciech Giertych, O.P.

The Nature of the Human Soul: Philosophical Anthropology & Moral Theology analyzes the nature of the faculties of the soul, with special emphasis on the intellect, will, and emotions as the primary faculties for human action. Using Aristotle and St. Thomas Aquinas’s classical teachings, Sr. Mary Angelica Neenan, O.P., describes the faculties according to their natures and operations, with a view toward discussing the complications of human choices and actions.The Nature of the Human Soul is intended to prepare the student for further study into the nature of morality itself and the necessary connection with the teaching of the Gospel and the action of grace in the soul.

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Sr. Mary Angelica Neenan, O.P., is a member of the Congregation of Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia, in Nashville, TN. After receiving a bachelor’s degree in Art, specializing in Painting, Sister Mary Angelica completed a doctorate in Moral Theology from the Angelicum, Rome. For the past twenty-five years, Sister Mary Angelica has taught all grades, at various schools in the United States, and has been a Theology instructor at Aquinas College, in Nashville, TN, since 2006. After spending three years directing AquinasAbroad, the study abroad program for Aquinas College in Italy, Sister is currently an assistant Professor of Theology at Aquinas College.

Paperback: 126pp.

ISBN: 978-1944418335