St. Thomas Aquinas

Author: G. K. Chesterton
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Comments: Delightful book describing medieval society and one of the West's most important figure - Thomas Aquinas. Not your typical biography, but a wonderful, quirky ramble in Chesterton's unique style.
Description from [Customer Review] St. Thomas Aquinas and St. Francis make for quite a contrast--St. Thomas was one of the greatest brains of the Catholic Church, and St. Francis had one of the greatest hearts. Chesterton has a knack for putting ideas and people into the largest possible context with the least amount of details. These biographies, though short on specifics, put across the essence of each man's character and his impact on the world. Chesterton's writing style in both is more poetic than his essays and even some of his fiction. "And for him [St. Thomas] the point is always that Man is not a balloon going up into the sky, nor a... [more at Amazon link below]
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