Summa Theologiae by St Thomas Aquinas
FS: Treatise On Law
Q101 Of The Ceremonial Precepts In Themselves
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We must now consider the ceremonial precepts: and first we must consider them in themselves; secondly, their cause; thirdly, their duration. Under the first head there are four points of inquiry:

A1 The nature of the ceremonial precepts;

A2 Whether they are figurative?

A3 Whether there should have been many of them?

A4 Of their various kinds.