One contemporary critique of Thomistic theology is that it dehistoricizes the relationship between God and creation. This position is a consequence of identifying the
prius of theology as God.
The Eucharist as the Center of Theology offers an alternative in that it examines a free historical
prius, the Eucharist, as proposed by Donald J. Keefe, S.J., and then discusses and develops aspects of St. Thomas Aquinas’ thought that support such a