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  • Malta and Gozo are the only islands of the Mediterranean which can be associated with this section, and, per contra, the mountain chain of north-west Africa belongs to Eurasia.
  • Antinous, the favourite of Hadrian, was adored in Egypt a century after his death (Origen, Contra Celsum, iii.
  • The distinction between these two was made emphatic by Aquinas, who is at pains, especially in his treatise Contra Gentiles, to make it plain that each is a distinct fountain of knowledge, but that revelation is the more important of the two.
  • In the Summa Catholicae Fidei contra Gentiles he shows how a Christian theology is the sum and crown of all science.
  • This work, Contra Gentiles, may be taken as an elaborate exposition of the method of Aquinas.

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