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Find accurate definitions of over 5,000 Catholic terms and phrases (including abbreviations). Based on Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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An unsettled or debatable problem in philosophy or theology; a proposition that is seriously affirmed and denied by opposing parties. In scholasticism, disputed question (Quaestiones Disputatae) were the subject of frequent disputation and formed a whole body of medieval sacred literature, e.g., among the writings of St. Thomas Aquinas.

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