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Thomas Aquinas and the Supreme Court by Eugene Roger
Lawmakers, judges, pundits, and clergy deploy natural-law reasoning on all manner of public issues, from gender roles to just war; the US Supreme Court still cites 13th C. theologian Thomas Aquinas on abortion and homosexuality. But in Aquinas's commentaries on the Bible, a very different understanding of natural law emerges in which Aquinas embeds all law, even natural law, not in a particular logic, but in a particular story. The commentaries describe a nature that differs by ethnicity, varies over time, and changes sexuality by God’s decree.