By W. C. Jameson
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And as they emerge from silence, so do all those millions of words of theology that Thomas wrote proceed, because they are the articulation of that same silence, in the way that the massive structures of the medieval cathedral articulate the spaces they enclose. And, all those words end in silence because, as he said, it is through the Son who is the Word that we enter into the silence of the Father, the Godhead itself, which is utterly beyond our comprehension. For Thomas, silence is not the absence of speech.
A very plausible explanation, considering that, on a rough calculation, Thomas’s output had been the equivalent in volume to two or three average-length novels per month between the beginning of 1269 and December 1273. In any case, there may be no good reason to think that it could not have been both. What is fact is that from that day in December 1273, Thomas left everything he had been working on unﬁnished, and some explanation is required especially concerning the Summa theologiae, the text of which breaks off midpoint in the discussion of the seven sacraments.
What is fact is that from that day in December 1273, Thomas left everything he had been working on unﬁnished, and some explanation is required especially concerning the Summa theologiae, the text of which breaks off midpoint in the discussion of the seven sacraments. Is it unﬁnished because, exhausted and ill, he could not ﬁnish it? Or was not ﬁnishing it a decision that in so doing, a better purpose was served? We cannot know for certain the cause of Thomas’s peremptory decision simply to stop writing, leaving not even a hint as to how he might have ﬁnished his work had he chosen to do so.
Amelia Earhart: Beyond the Grave by W. C. Jameson