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  • Saint Thomas Aquinas

  • By: G. K. Chesterton
  • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
  • Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 260
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 230
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 231

Dubbed the "Dumb Ox" by his classmates for his shyness, Saint Thomas Aquinas proved to be possessed of the rarest brilliance, justifying the faith of his teacher, Albertus Magnus, and sparking a revolution in Christian thought. Chesterton's unsurpassed examination of Aquinas' thinking makes his philosophy accessible to listeners of any generation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best book on Thomas in English

  • By John Kress on 05-02-16

Good audio, not my favorite book ever.

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-16-18

The narrator for this book is extremely good, however I was not as impressed by the book itself. GK Chesterton is very popular, and he was a very good writer, however, his books have never appealed to me very much and this is not an outlier. It's not a scholarly biography or outline of Aquinas' thought, which was what I was hoping for. Still, the narration was excellent.

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