Matter articulate

From the epilogue of Denys Turner's biography of St. Thomas Aquinas: Thomas's matter speaks, it overflows with meaning. For what are human beings but matter articulate, animals that in speaking make sounds utter, and in writing make literate shapes?... Articulate animals that were are, our bodies speak to one another, and through word and gesture …

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A worldview is, well, a world. In it, some things are clearly seen, like the land, bodies of water, trees, animals, and so forth. It has horizons, beyond which we cannot see but can only imagine. It has a clearly seen but mysterious firmament, a blue sky that is above us at all times but …

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