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St. Thomas Aquinas / G. K. Chesterton. by G. K. Chesterton

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Thomas, -- Aquinas, Saint, -- 1225?-1274

Book details:

The Physical Object
Pagination159 p. ;
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16431248M

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St. Thomas confronts other creeds of good and evil, without at all denying evil, with a theory of two levels of good. The difficulty of dealing with St. Thomas Aquinas in this brief article is the difficulty of selecting that aspect of a many-sided mind which will best suggest its size or scale. G.K. Chesterton's brilliant sketch of the life and thought of Thomas Aquinas is as relevant today as when it was published in Then it earned the praise of such distinguished writers as Etienne Gilson, Jacques Martain, and Anton Pegis as the best book ever written on the great thirteenth-century Dominican/5.   It is known that when the great Catholic writer G.K. Chesterton began his book on Saint Thomas Aquinas (who is, quite possibly, the most influential of all Christian theologians), "his research for the project consisted of a very casual perusal of a few books on his subject."Cited by: Acclaimed as the best book ever written on Aquinas, St. Thomas Aquinas outstanding profile introduces one of Christianity’s most important and influential thinkers. G.K. Chesterton chronicles the saint’s life, focusing on the man and the events that shaped him, rather than on theology.