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Saint Thomas Aquinas College is a private four-year, liberal arts college in Rockland County, New York that occupies a forty-eight acre rolling campus. The college is named after the medieval philosopher and theologian Thomas Aquinas. It was founded by the Dominican Sisters of Sparkill, New York. Image File history File links Information. ... Shortcut: WP:WIN Wikipedia is an online encyclopedia and, as a means to that end, also an online community. ... Shortcut: WP:NPOV Wikipedia policy is that all articles should be written from a neutral point of view. ... Shortcut: WP:RULES Wikipedia is a collaborative project and its founders and contributors have a common goal: Wikipedia has some policies and guidelines that help us to work toward that common goal. ... Institutions of learning named after Thomas Aquinas include the following: Categories: | ... A liberal arts college is an institution of higher education found in the United States, offering programs in the liberal arts at the post-secondary level. ... The Tappan Zee Bridge, in a view looking toward Rockland. ... NY redirects here. ... The Middle Ages formed the middle period in a traditional schematic division of European history into three ages: the classical civilization of Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and modern times, beginning with the Renaissance. ... A philosopher is a person who thinks deeply regarding people, society, the world, and/or the universe. ... Theology finds its scholars pursuing the understanding of and providing reasoned discourse of religion, spirituality and God or the gods. ... Saint Thomas Aquinas (also Thomas of Aquin, or Aquino; c. ... As well as the friars, Dominican sisters , also known as the Order of Preachers, live their lives supported by four common values, often referred to as the Four Pillars of Dominican Life, they are: community life, common prayer, study, and service. ... Sparkill is a hamlet in Rockland County, New York, within the town of Orangetown. ...


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St. Thomas Aquinas - MSN Encarta (856 words)
Aquinas was born of a noble family in Roccasecca, near Aquino, and was educated at the Benedictine monastery of Monte Cassino and at the University of Naples.
Aquinas was ordained a priest about 1250, and he began to teach at the University of Paris in 1252.
Aquinas was canonized by Pope John XXII in 1323 and proclaimed a Doctor of the Church by Pope Pius V in 1567.
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