Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas

Here is an interesting, and somewhat Protestant sounding, quote from the "Angelic Doctor" who seems to be supporting the doctrine of Prima Scriptura (that is, "Scripture is our primary authority" - which The United Methodist Church officially endorses in the doctrinal section of The Book of Discipline):

Nevertheless, sacred doctrine makes use of these [human] authorities as extrinsic and probable arguments; but properly uses the authority of the canonical Scriptures as an incontrovertible proof, and the authority of the doctors of the Church as one that may properly be used, yet merely as probable. For our faith rests upon the revelation made to the apostles and prophets who wrote the canonical books, and not on the revelations (if any such there are) made to other doctors.

-St. Thomas Aquinas

Summa Theologica 1.1.8

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