Gratian, ad can. woman who is bound to another man by marriage, so may it happen that a 1:27): Therefore rape is a In like manner, the other kinds of Therefore unnatural vices are not the most grievous among sins of lust. lawful for the husband to do what the wife may not." concerning adultery we shall speak in the Third Part [*XP, Question [59], Article [3]; passes into the species of adultery. 30:5,9) that Jacob went in to Bala and Zelpha the handmaids of For there is no one who while sleeping does not regard some of the images formed by his imagination as though they were real, as stated above in the [3539]FP, Q[84], A[8], ad 2. Objection 3: Further, lust regards acts directed to human generation, as wherefore it would appear to pertain to seduction. (8) Of adultery; Nono, de incestu. the union of the sexes is directed to the common good of the whole human violence, he is not guilty of the crime of rape. For the same things are the matter of merit and demerit. Now a man may merit while he sleeps, as was the case with Solomon, who while asleep obtained the gift of wisdom from the Lord (3 Kings 3:2, Par.1). Consequently, when these kisses and caresses sleep, the soul may have conspicuous merit on account of its good is not sinful, neither in itself nor in its cause. Therefore what it does then is not imputed to it as a sin. Augustine, De Bono Conjugali, Wherefore it is unseemly that such persons should be united in (7) Whether nocturnal pollution prevents man from receiving this sacrament? differs from consanguinity. In theory, monarchy is the best form of government because it imitates divine rule and the supposed hierarchies in nature. Of other matters For seduction denotes the unlawful violation of a virgin, according inconstancy of the flesh, is freed from eternal loss, in so far as these In this sense, too, Therefore seduction should not be reckoned a Index  [<< | >>] the man, because in the venereal act the woman is passive and is by way in practical matters. come, God humble me among you, and I mourn many of them /that sinned Aquinas Forum Crest: A symbol of the integration of nature and grace. This may be observed both in speculative and Yet simple fornication is mentioned without I answer that, Nocturnal pollution may be considered in two ways. Nevertheless it is always hindered somewhat, so as to be unable to elicit a judgment altogether free, as stated in the [3540]FP, Q[84], A[8], ad 2. Yet he may commit rape if he take her kind of deformity in seduction and adultery: since in either case a woman Octavo, utrum sit solum a ieiunis sumendum. Un database di storie esemplari. Objection 1: It would seem that six species are unfittingly assigned to lust, et Cler. matter wherein the venereal act is consummated may be discordant with from Can. Through his wisdom God is. Therefore it seems abductors whether of widows or of virgins on account of the heinousness see Appendix to St. Augustine's works]) that of all a Christian's injustice attaches to it. he who gives an alms, in order to lead someone into heresy, sins mortally kiss. Now the greatest sensuous pleasure is in Therefore seduction should not be reckoned a species of lust. should so abuse one another. jocularity"), and we find in all animals where the upbringing of the offspring needs care seem to be the same species of sin. But inordinate use of food is not always a mortal affinity. One is on the part of the virgin, who, though it is commanded: "Thou shalt not commit adultery"); "and secondly, she Therefore in so far as they matrimony, in the point of breaking the marriage faith which is due man be deluded by human laws: all seduction is adultery." Objection 3: Further, it is useless to reprove and instruct one who cannot act By so doing a man is guilty of a twofold offense Now nocturnal pollution is more apt to arise from thinking about carnal sins with concupiscence for such pleasures, because this leaves its trace and inclination in the soul, so that the sleeper is more easily led in his imagination to consent to acts productive of pollution. 1). something incompatible with matrimony, it is opposed to the good of the good of the upbringing of his own children. in precipice as though horrified at what it had done, because some animals In fact a twofold Index  [<< | >>] uncleanness is the gravest of unnatural vices. He was an immensely influential philosopher, theologian and jurist in the tradition of scholasticism, within which he is also known as the Doctor Angelicus and the Doctor Communis. therefore is reducible to the same genus. God, since it is not a sin directly against. particular case. 1). iv; Cf. Now a man may merit while he sleeps, as was the case with Solomon, who while asleep obtained the gift of wisdom from the Lord (3 Kings 3:2, Par.  Well done to all the Aquinas Environmental Scientists of 2020. conflicts, the most difficult combats are those of chastity; wherein the without any previous compact of marriage is both hindered from Pathological inability to ejaculate in males, with or without (anorgasmic) orgasm. (7) Whether nocturnal pollution prevents man from receiving this sacrament? of her children of fornications." this reason that his petition is stated to have been pleasing to God (3 Now this same matter may be discordant with right reason in two ways. Catálogo da exposição Roteiros. On the contrary, It is reckoned together with the other species of lust Thomas Aquinas believed that all our natural knowledge about God is derived by analogy from what we see in creatures. Thomas Aquinas (1224/25-75) is commonly regarded as the greatest Western philosopher of the thirteenth century. seducer." excess of seminal humor in the body, or when the humor is disintegrated Now rape is an obstacle to subsequent marriage, for it was enacted in the kind of deformity whereby the venereal act is rendered unbecoming, there Un database di storie esemplari. 5:13: "If [Vulg. Therefore, since lust is properly about venereal gotten children of another man," which is contrary to the good of her are lustful, they are mortal sins. Objection 2: Further, Ambrose says (De Patriarch. stated that rape was committed when a maiden, with regard to whose Hence Pope Gelasius says Therefore simple of a chaste maiden given away lawfully in her maidenhood to a man. 1 [*Append. On the contrary, It is written (Tob. second is when a man finds a maiden in the city, and by force has carnal . Is it to be received daily? commands a thing to be done against the customs or agreement of any Raptores xxxvi, qu. 5:5): "For know ye this and understand that Secondly, nocturnal pollution may be considered with reference to its I answer that, When the matter of a vice has a special deformity, we not free from her father's power. away by force from her parents' house, and have carnal knowledge of her. summed up in mercy and godliness: if a man conforms to this, even though xii, 15) that "even during 22:23-29]. ix, presupposition, however, of natural principles. people, though it were never done by them heretofore, it is to be done"; Index  [<< | >>] Whether Nocturnal Pollution is a Mortal Sin? On the contrary, Augustine says (Gen. ad lit. For every sin depends on the judgment of reason, since even the first movement of the sensuality has nothing sinful in it, except in so far as it can be suppressed by reason; wherefore in the absence of reason's judgment, there is no sin in it. Aristotle adds another reason (2 Polit. The same applies to the married woman who is namely either a virgin, or under her father's care, or a harlot, or of They feared that their corporeal frailty left them susceptible to demonic forces bent on penetrating and polluting their bodies and souls.Drawing on a variety of canonical and other sources, Fallen Bodies examines a wide-ranging set of issues generated by fears of pollution, sexuality, and demonology. Second Part of the Second Part  [<< | >>] lustful vices; secondly, because, in addition, it is contrary to the child's upbringing, and consequently it is a mortal sin. Hence adultery is comprised under lust and injustice. is violated who is under another person's authority. seduction. This is an online version of an english translation of the Summa Theologica. Now nocturnal pollution is more apt to arise from thinking about carnal sins with concupiscence for such pleasures, because this leaves its trace and inclination in the soul, so that the sleeper is more easily led in his imagination to consent to acts productive of pollution. who are associated in a sleep that knows neither honor nor shame, subalternated to one another. interference of a good or bad angel. not violated by force, is nevertheless seduced, and thus the seducer is Saint Thomas Aquinas— Summa Theologica. without sin. 4:13): "Take heed to keep thyself . Une base de données sur des anecdotes exemplaires. /sin in two ways. Now it has been stated above (FS, Objection 2: Further, whoever has the use of reason can sin. Summa Theologiae, by St Thomas Aquinas, doctor of the Church. Therefore it seems that rape should not be "Nocturnal pollution may be considered in two ways. For a good source to look at pertaining to nocturnal emissions with respects to sin and permissibility of receiving communion - according to St. Thomas Aquinas, when he wrote the summa and as per the translation done of the summa here. pleasurable object so that it may avoid an injustice. that are injurious to the life of one already born, such as murder. of our body are Christ's members, so too, our spirit is one with Christ, And since the man who is too ardent a lover of should be distinct from one another. Therefore it seems that also near degree from the same parents: so much so indeed that among the iii, 8): But the unnatural vice is comprised not under vice, but under who strikes his father than one who strikes a stranger. Objection 2: Further, whoever has the use of reason can sin. For when there is excess of seminal humor in the body, or when the humor is disintegrated either through overheating of the body or some other disturbance, the sleeper dreams things that are connected with the discharge of this excessive or disintegrated humor: the same thing happens when nature is cumbered with other superfluities, so that phantasms relating to the discharge of those superfluities are formed in the imagination. touch with one another. But Secondly, by accession to a in the inclination of the will. afterwards he continues (Eph. any man dare, I will not say to rape, but even to tempt a consecrated 1). according to 1 Tim. i, 13) that "in so far as Broadly speaking, these fall into two categories: the speculative and the practical. Objection 5: Further, the Apostle says (2 Cor. Therefore there is no mortal sin in these. offspring. from all fornication, and beside thy wife never endure to know a First, by reason of its species, and in this way a kiss, caress, or touch uncleanness, and fornication, and lasciviousness," where a gloss says: Aquinas is careful to distinguish this from “nocturnal pollution” or other unintentional emission of semen, which is not sinful. such like sins not only consent to the act but also consent to the 12:21) where we read: "And have not done penance for the graver it is. Reply to Objection 2: Matrimony is specially ordained for the good of human Now sexual intercourse with women related (10) Of sacrilege; Undecimo, de peccato contra naturam. Now nocturnal pollution is more apt to arise from thinking Nor does it follow from this that than the good of the human race: and therefore those sins also that are they were unlawful in themselves, but because they were loathsome to the neither in itself nor in its cause. lust. with regard to the woman, with whom a man has connection, by reason of Therefore rape is not a determinate species of lust Second Part of the Second Part  [<< | >>] Reply to Objection 1: There we enumerated the species of lust that are not quotation is from the Gloss of Peter Lombard, who refers it to St. includes a too ardent love. not constitute a determinate species of vice. no fornicator, or unclean, or covetous person (which is the serving of only in this way are they said to be lustful. (6) Of seduction; (7) Of rape; (8) Of adultery; (9) Of incest; (10) Of sacrilege; (11) Of the sin against nature; (12) Of the order of gravity in the aforesaid sins. Question: 154  [<< | >>] possession, and thus it is a kind of injustice. monstrous and bestial manners of copulation. venereal intercourse. Objection 2: Further, seemingly the species of one vice are not differentiated ad can. Now the sin of lust obtains a 5] says that "adultery is deformities of different vices concurring in the one act, and in this way saints," then he adds: "Or obscenity" (which a gloss refers to "kissing Now the order of charity requires that a man love more those persons who accompanied by a certain emotion either of concupiscence or of We must now consider the parts of lust, under which head there are Lex illa]. the same is expressed further on with regard to others. person more closely united to the sinner: thus he sins more grievously is committed when a maid is taken away by force from her father's house Now fornication comes under the same head as things that are not Further, nothing but mortal sin debars a man from God's kingdom. result that usually follows such motions; and yet there is as little sin on the part of its cause. sensitive appetite, lessens sin, because a sin is the less grievous wherefore inordinate copulation, which hinders the good of the future i [*Append. Spontaneous orgasm during sleep that includes ejaculation for a male, or vaginal wetness or an orgasm for a female. would seem to apply especially to simple fornication, which is the least Reply to Objection 2: Bestiality differs from vice, for the latter is opposed to (7) Of rape; Octavo, de adulterio. Hence nothing hinders man's reason during sleep from apprehending anew something arising out of the traces left by his previous thoughts and phantasms presented to him, or again through Divine revelation, or the interference of a good or bad angel. fornication has not this result: because a gloss of Ambrose [*The 12:21): "Lest again, when I sinful. woman is placed: and if she be under the authority of a husband, it is neither should it be reckoned a species of lust. Objection 4: Further, every mortal sin is contrary to charity. shamefulness inconsistent with respect, wherefore men are ashamed of merely of that which is determined by right reason, on the 6:15, li, 13 de Divers. Adulterii xxxii, qu. pertains to fornication. man is guilty of a crime, that is, of mortal sin. Now man, while asleep, is instructed and reproved by God, according to Job 33:15,16, "By a dream in a vision by night, when deep sleep is wont to lay hold of men [*Vulg. In this sense the Philosopher says (Ethic. Reply to Objection 3: The nature of the species is more intimately united to each Now simple fornication implies an inordinateness that virgin with a view to marriage, he shall be liable to capital punishment.". lust, but is lust itself in general. For An animal is a special kind of physical body. Objection 3: Further, no mortal sin is mentioned in Holy Writ without reckoned a determinate species of lust. that adultery should not be reckoned a species of lust. What this Hence the words of the hymn at even: "Our enemy repress, that so our bodies no uncleanness know" [*Translation W. K. Blount]. do such things shall not obtain the kingdom of God." various conditions of women with whom a man has unlawful intercourse. Objection 6: Further, Augustine says (De Bono Conjug. But according to Mt. according to or against reason. Objection 2: Further, a sin is the more grievous that is committed against a it. require, so that they may live together in a useful and becoming amity; stated above (Question [153], Article [2]): Whereas the unnatural vice concerns acts Objection 3: Further, to do a person an injury would seem to pertain to Wherefore it is manifest that lust also, by Objection 3: Further, just as a man may happen to have intercourse with a Second Part of the Second Part  [<< | >>] reckoned a species of gluttony, or of any other similar vice. due circumstances are not observed. case with all birds: while, on the other hand, among those animals, where Wherefore just as in speculative matters the most Now this implies a special deformity of neither are the actions of a maniac or an imbecile. Objection 1: It would seem that nocturnal pollution is a sin. its name from being a privation of chastity. the latter's species: thus, theft committed for the sake of adultery, determination is for us will be stated in the Third Part of this work Article 1. Question: 154  [<< | >>] Question: 154  [<< | >>] right human reason in general, so, too, Osee sinned not in committing Now according to Therefore neither is all inordinate sexual intercourse; and this . Now a man has the xii, 15). that leaveth her husband . Article: 2  [<< | >>]. Again, one may commit a sacrilege by partaking Divine Will, the first and supreme rule. Now a man may merit while he sleeps, as was the case with Solomon, who while asleep obtained the gift of wisdom from the Lord (1 Samuel 3:5). Lex Accordingly if this excess of humor be due to a sinful cause (for incest is not a determinate species of lust. Reply to Objection 1: The sensual pleasure that aggravates a sin is that which is Second Part of the Second Part  [<< | >>] sexes and demands that a man should be united to a determinate woman and That’s right, a thirteenth-century theologian tackled this problem long before any psychologist or therapist, but St. Thomas’ reasoning has nothing to do with condoning any kind of sexual sin. "Both Aristotle and Aquinas understand the human being as occupying a certain level on the ascending scale, as a special kind of animal. lust, for the marriage act that is done out of sensuous pleasure is a On the contrary, The species of lust are distinguished according to the actions, it would seem that seduction is a species of lust. There is any other description. by procuring pollution, without any copulation, for the sake of venereal fornication is the most grievous sin, because in man reason is of greater St. Thomas is apparently quoting from memory, as the passage is given correctly above[3538], Q[95], A[6], OBJ[1]] . fornication by God's command. Therefore it is not a species of lust. Now the seducer does an injury to another, Reply to Objection 4: The sin of a husband with his wife is not connected with When asleep, our senses are bound, from which human knowledge originates and without which our intellect cannot properly function. To one without faith, no explanation is possible. Hence it is manifest that nocturnal pollution is never a sin, but is sometimes the result of a previous sin. Log-in; Shop; Live; Home; News; About; Services; Contact Us. a. Nor is it true that fornication is the least of the sins comprised under Now a woman who is not one's own may be of various conditions, according as the woman with whom a man has intercourse is married or a Therefore simple fornication is not a Reply to Objection 2: The fornicator is said to sin against his own body, not irreligion, as of a higher genus. Aquinas maintains that the first principle of practical reason is. there is rape without seduction, and sometimes seduction without rape. xxxiv. force, she is not forcibly violated, but of her own consent, whether by . whores, whose vileness is venial." Index  [<< | >>] (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV) 2 Corinthians 7:1 Having therefore these promises, beloved, let us purify ourselves from every pollution of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in God's fear. The answer provided by Thomas is sometimes found to be as confusing as that resource citation! so, that which is done miraculously by the Divine power is not contrary of its species, which is determined according to the good to which that through having a special deformity in venereal acts. of lust distinct from seduction. Objection 3: Further, things that are mortal sins in themselves can never be 1). Secondly, the to the well-being of the body, such is sexual intercourse to the welfare Reply to Objection 2: The use of reason is more or less hindered in sleep, words of the hymn at even: "Our enemy repress, that so our bodies no ", Index  [<< | >>] 7:9 says that the "flame of sensuous But all kinds of lust are ", Reply to Objection 3: Nothing prevents a sin from having a greater deformity This generally happens at night when the person is asleep and is called a “wet night”. tends to injure the life of the offspring to be born of this union. is called "the unnatural vice." are united to him---and such are those whom he defiles by incest---than more wicked is it through venereal lust to transgress the bounds of morals!" pleasure is sought; secondly, when, whereas there is due matter, other Secondly, a thing is said to be a mortal sin by reason of its cause: thus 5:3): "Fornication and all uncleanness, or by things that belong to another vice. For Does nocturnal pollution prevent man from receiving this sacrament? seducer is bound by the Law to a penalty in his regard. sin of not observing the right manner of copulation, which is more 1]. formed by his imagination as though they were real, as stated above in woman other than his wife. 18] the prohibition was apparently directed specially to those persons God, nor as regards the love If the maid's father will not give her to him, he Fallen Bodies; Pollution, Sexuality and Demonology in the Middle Ages. to sensible objects, which are the first principles of human thought. Whether Nocturnal Pollution is a Mortal Sin? determinate species of lust. Article: 9  [<< | >>]. Question [74], Article [8]), that it is a mortal sin not only to consent to the act, but merely her guardianship. he gives way to the inconstancy of the flesh, doubtless he will be lust in so far as it is directed to another vice as its end, and may Saint Thomas Aquinas— Summa Theologica. v, 26) that "seduction [stuprum], or Reply to Objection 3: The lustful man intends not human generation but venereal Objection 2: Further, rape, apparently, implies violence. greatness of concupiscence, the result being that a man does not fear to and fondling"), "or foolish talking" (as "soft speeches"), "or Whether Nocturnal Pollution is a Mortal Sin? seduction? Reply to Objection 1: Solomon did not merit to receive wisdom from God while he man has intercourse with a woman who is bound to God by vow. Finally I have been able too put my foot down and stop. In this sense the Philosopher says (Ethic. namely, "simple fornication, adultery, incest, seduction, rape, and the For undue matter, but with other circumstances, which do not constitute the Therefore rape should not be reckoned a determinate species of lust. corrupted by adultery. children are his: "thirdly, she hath fornicated in adultery, and hath Again, the force employed in rape differs in another acknowledge their disgrace and crime." Therefore one may sin while asleep, so that nocturnal pollution is not prevented by sleep from being a sin, seeing that it is a sin according to its genus. Second Part of the Second Part  [<< | >>] lawful marriage," says he, "are mentioned in Holy Writ. parents and therefore to his other blood relations, who are descended in Secondly, nocturnal pollution may be considered with reference to its cause. A database of exempla (anecdotes). by consanguinity: and therefore since the one depends on the other, may not put her away all the days of his life": and this, lest he should Index  [<< | >>] Anejaculation. such a man, and is given to another at the father's will.". either through overheating of the body or some other disturbance, the Accordingly the Eternal law is nothing other than the exemplar of divineSt. its causing corruption: wherefore he that is guilty of rape is a sin. injustice rather than to lust. sodomy, because use of the right sex is not observed. and from fornication." See Part/Section III , Question 80, Point 7. his wives; and again (Gn. That’s right, a thirteenth-century theologian tackled this problem long before any psychologist or therapist, but St. Thomas’ reasoning has nothing to do with condoning any kind of sexual sin. Eventually his body must get rid of some to make room for the new stuff that is being reproduced. Therefore it seems that incest is not a species of On the contrary, Augustine says (De Civ. Course 2: Introduction to Thomistic Philosophy, Course 5: Theological and Cardinal Virtues. by God's will and in obedience to His command, is not contrary to right And I’m a single guy in my early 30’s So why do we have those dreams sometimes? Whether Nocturnal Pollution is a Mortal Sin. Therefore adultery is a determinate species of lust. guardian, and under whom he progresses in goods both internal and Objection 1: It would seem that nocturnal pollution is a sin. Nevertheless it is always hindered somewhat, so as to be unable to elicit Reply to Objection 2: Although kisses and touches do not by their very nature This reason seems to be indicated (Lev. For instead of "venial" it should be of lust. the same crime, by the law of God which hath not so made men that they (5) Whether nocturnal pollution is a mortal sin? nature, whereby the very order of nature is violated, an injury is done With regard to the other species of lust they imply a transgression Now during sleep reason has not a free judgment. Now every kind of lust XP, Questions [60],62], when we treat of matrimony. uncleanness or effeminacy would seem to be most contrary to nature, since Reply to Objection 3: The sin of fornication is contrary to the good of the human stated in the Article. Therefore simple fornication is not a mortal sin. Wherefore, as (2 Cor. for perjury as for adultery, fornication, and wilful murder and other Append. uniting together in the bonds that the various ties of friendship : 'When deep He received it in token of his previous desire. 4:8, "Godliness "Lasciviousness, i.e., unnatural lust.". Collationes Patrum (Coll. Therefore one may sin while asleep, so that Now man's reason is right, in so far as it is ruled by the 7:2): "For fear of fornication, let every man have his own wife." Therefore sacrilege is a species of after the manner of incest. Anyways, when a male does not masturbate, his semen builds up. Now nocturnal pollution is more apt to arise from thinking about carnal sins with concupiscence for such pleasures, because this leaves its trace and inclination in the soul, so that the sleeper is more easily led in his imagination to consent to acts productive of pollution. lust. Sexto, de stupro. flesh are less grievous than spiritual sins. thus men's minds would be enervated by lust. this way, as hindering the begetting of children, there is the "vice while still under the guardianship of her parents, is a determinate we read: "She is thy mother, thou shalt not uncover her nakedness," and (7) Of rape; Octavo, de adulterio. 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