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Saint Thomas   /seɪnt tˈɑməs/   Listen
Saint Thomas

noun
1.
The Apostle who would not believe the resurrection of Jesus until he saw Jesus with his own eyes.  Synonyms: doubting Thomas, St. Thomas, Thomas, Thomas the doubting Apostle.
2.
(Roman Catholic Church) Italian theologian and Doctor of the Church who is remembered for his attempt to reconcile faith and reason in a comprehensive theology; presented philosophical proofs of the existence of God (1225-1274).  Synonyms: Aquinas, Saint Thomas Aquinas, St. Thomas, St. Thomas Aquinas, Thomas Aquinas.



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"Saint Thomas" Quotes from Famous Books



... it was not my fault, as I had never ceased to obey the precepts of the Holy Church. "It was my old father-confessor," said I, "the Canon of Saint Thomas du Louvre, who had harshly ...
— The Memoirs of Madame de Montespan, Complete • Madame La Marquise De Montespan

... vow a golden candlestick to the Holy Sepulchre, a shrine of silver to our Lady of Engaddi, a pall, worth one hundred byzants, to Saint Thomas of Orthez," ...
— The Talisman • Sir Walter Scott

... Saint Thomas Christians (?); and, far more unequivocally, and in greater proportions, amongst the Moghul families—these being always more or less Persian; but Persian with such heterogeneous intermixtures of Turk and Mongol blood besides as ...
— The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies • Robert Gordon Latham

... mo uie de gozaru 'the doctrine and faith of Christianity are supreme, or above all,' cono saqe no uie va nai 'there is no better wine than that.' Ichi or daiichi means 'supreme, or unique'; e.g., gacux[vo] no uchi ni Sancto Thomas daiichi de gozatta 'among wise men Saint Thomas was the best,' core va are iori uie 'this is superior to that.' The particle xita has the opposite meaning of 'inferior, or the lowest'; e.g., xiqitai va anima iori xita de gozaru (141) 'the body is ...
— Diego Collado's Grammar of the Japanese Language • Diego Collado

... Hanover, Kingston, Manchester, Portland, Saint Andrew, Saint Ann, Saint Catherine, Saint Elizabeth, Saint James, Saint Mary, Saint Thomas, Trelawny, Westmoreland ...
— The 1997 CIA World Factbook • United States. Central Intelligence Agency.



Words linked to "Saint Thomas" :   Roman Catholic Church, Church of Rome, apostle, Doctor of the Church, theologian, theologizer, Western Church, Roman Church, Roman Catholic, theologiser, saint, doctor, theologist



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