Christ’s Human Nature: God’s “Very Own Instrument”

Summa Contra Gentiles, Book IV, chapter 41

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St. Thomas held an ax in his hand.

He saw an instrument that he could hand to someone else–the ax. And he saw an instrument that was “his very own”–his hand.

In Chapter 41, he proposes this distinction as a solution to the one-Person-with-two-natures problem.

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