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Single Idea 16711

[catalogued under 29. Religion / B. Monotheistic Religion / 4. Christianity / d. Heresy]

Full Idea

Heretics are wolves …and therefore ought to be eradicated.

Gist of Idea

Heretics should be eradicated like wolves


Thomas Aquinas (Sentences [1264], IV.13.2.3sc), quoted by Robert Pasnau - Metaphysical Themes 1274-1671 20.2

Book Reference

Pasnau,Robert: 'Metaphysical Themes 1274-1671' [OUP 2011], p.433