The Morality of the Exterior ACT
Publisher: Sensus Traditionis
Publication Date: May 14, 2018
In the Writings of St. Thomas Aquinas
This text addresses how we know what we are doing morally. It includes a discussion by St. Thomas and other moralists regarding the nature of the object of the moral act, the distinction between a natural and moral species of an act and how one goes from the natural species of an act to the moral species of the act as conceived by reason. The text also includes a detailed discussion of circumstances as well as the fundamental option.
Fr. Chad Ripperger, Ph.D. is a theologian, Thomistic psychologist, philosopher, author, and exorcist. Father Ripperger was originally ordained in 1997, as a member of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP). He now has his own society, the Doloran Fathers, also known as the Society of the Most Sorrowful Mother, which is located in the archdiocese of Denver. He has a Ph.D. in philosophy and a master's degree in theology from Holy Apostles Seminary in Cromwell, Connecticut. Ripperger has developed a stellar reputation as a stalwart defender of Catholic tradition. He has an outspoken, no-nonsense approach to the Faith, which many of the faithful see as a breath of fresh air.