Updated: Aug 26
Thesis I: Divine providence is distinguished by object.
Thesis II: Irrational creatures are an object.
Explanation: 1. All actions of irrational creatures are subject to divine providence. 2. In the government of irrational creatures four distinct things present themselves.
Thesis III: Rational creatures.
Explanation: 1. God declares His will to Angels and men. 2. He permits free choice to them.
Thesis IV: This government was one thing before the fall, another after.
Thesis V: Government before the fall.
Thesis VI: God declares His will commonly to Angels and men.
Thesis VII: In particular to man alone.
Thesis VIII: In delivering a bodily and spiritual law.
Thesis IX: A spiritual law.
Thesis X: A corporal law.
Explanation: * 1. The law concerning the tending of Paradise. 2. The place of Paradise. 3. Whether the tree of life was so called physically or sacramentally.