A major characteristic of Catholic Christian intellectual encounter with Hinduism in the 20th century is the meeting of Thomism and the Vedanta. Thomism is the tradition of Christian thought which is based on the work of the scholastic and Dominican friar, Thomas Aquinas and which was the norm for Catholic theological formation for most of the 20th century. A central concern in this encounter was to explore ways in which Vedanta could be used to express the Thomist Christian account in Hindu terms.
"Knowledge and Love of God in Ramanuja and Aquinas,"
Journal of Hindu-Christian Studies:
Vol. 20, Article 6.
Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.7825/2164-6279.1381