Old Testament Commentaries
In theÂ Old Testament CommentariesÂ St. Thomas has a style similar to his commentaries on the Gospels and the Pauline epistles. Uniquely, theÂ Old Testament CommentariesÂ are spaced generously throughout the entirety of St. Thomasâ€™s life, ranging from the beginning of St. Thomasâ€™s academic career to shortly before his death. Because theÂ Old Testament CommentariesÂ span St. Thomasâ€™s career, they show the development of his ability to comment on Scripture.
In the earlyÂ Old Testament CommentariesÂ St. Thomas is primarily concerned with exploring the literal meaning of the texts. Even so he provides clear insights into the texts that he comments upon. Though the number of texts that he chooses to comment upon is limited, theseÂ Old Testament CommentariesÂ are an important part of his works.