In Thomas Aquinas's Treatise on Law, divine law comes only from revelation or scripture, hence biblical law, and is necessary for human salvation. According to Aquinas, divine law must not be confused with natural law. Divine law is mainly and mostly natural law, but it can also be positive law.  See also
That all law has a divine origin is a doctrine not difficult to find in the writings of Thomas Aquinas. At Summa Theologica (hereinafter ST) 1-2.93.3 the explicit point is that all law derives from the eternal law, eternal law which has already been explained as "the plan of divine wisdom inasmuch as it is directive of all acts and movements."
Natural Law and Thomas Aquinas QUESTION: Natural Law and Thomas Aquinas ANSWER: Thomas Aquinas (1225—1274) returns to the view that natural law is an independent reality within a system of human reason approaching (but never fully comprehending) God’s eternal law (and thus needing supplementation by God’s divine law).
The Law of Divine Love is Standard for all Human Actions - St. Thomas Aquinas. "It is evident that not all are able to labor at learning and for that reason Christ has given a short law. Everyone can know this law and no one may be excused from observing it because of ignorance. This is the law of divine love.
Oct 02, 2018 · Understanding Law with Thomas Aquinas. James V. Schall, SJ. Aquinas’ definition of law is very brief and straight-forward. Most lawyers and even college students will at least have heard tell of it. It reads: “Law is an ordination of reason, by the proper authority, for the common good, and promulgated.”. Many things are stated and ...
Jun 25, 2020 · What is divine law according to Aquinas? In Thomas Aquinas’s Treatise on Law, divine law comes only from revelation or scripture, hence biblical law, and is necessary for human salvation. According to Aquinas, divine law must not be confused with natural law. Divine law is mainly and mostly natural law, but it can also be positive law.
May 21, 2015 · Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologiae 2a2ae, question 64, article 5, tr. Michael Rudick. Quotation in introduction from Angelico Ferrua, S[ancti] Thomae Aquinas vitae fontes praecipuae (Alba, IT: Edizioni domenicane, 1968, p. 318). from SUMMA THEOLOGIAE, 2A 2AE, Q. 64, A. 5. WHETHER ONE IS ALLOWED TO KILL HIMSELF. We proceed to the fifth article. 1.