Summa Theologiae by St. Thomas Aquinas
TP: Treatise On The Incarnation
Q[35] Of Christ's Nativity
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After considering Christ's conception, we must treat of His nativity. First, as to the nativity itself; secondly, as to His manifestation after birth.

Concerning the first there are eight points of inquiry:

A[1] Whether nativity regards the nature or the person?

A[2] Whether another, besides His eternal, birth should be attributed to Christ?

A[3] Whether the Blessed Virgin is His Mother in respect of His temporal birth?

A[4] Whether she ought to be called the Mother of God?

A[5] Whether Christ is the Son of God the Father and of the Virgin Mother in respect of two filiations?

A[6] Of the mode of the Nativity;

A[7] Of its place;

A[8] Of the time of the Nativity.