Summa Theologica by St. Thomas Aquinas
FP: Treatise On The One God
Q[12] How God Is Known By Us
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As hitherto we have considered God as He is in Himself, we now go on to consider in what manner He is in the knowledge of creatures; concerning which there are thirteen points of inquiry:

A[1] Whether any created intellect can see the essence of God?

A[2] Whether the essence of God is seen by the intellect through any created image?

A[3] Whether the essence of God can be seen by the corporeal eye?

A[4] Whether any created intellectual substance is sufficient by its own natural powers to see the essence of God?

A[5] Whether the created intellect needs any created light in order to see the essence of God?

A[6] Whether of those who see God, one sees Him more perfectly than another?

A[7] Whether any created intellect can comprehend the essence of God?

A[8] Whether the created intellect seeing the essence of God, knows all things in it?

A[9] Whether what is there known is known by any similitudes?

A[10] Whether the created intellect knows at once what it sees in God?

A[11] Whether in the state of this life any man can see the essence of God?

A[12] Whether by natural reason we can know God in this life?

A[13] Whether there is in this life any knowledge of God through grace above the knowledge of natural reason?