Acclaimed by a top Aquinas scholar as the best book ever written on St. Thomas, this concise, readable narrative profiles one of Christianity's most important and influential thinkers. Chesterton focuses on the man and the events that shaped him, rather than on theology, and illustrates the saint's relevance to modern readers.
Widely known as the Prince of Paradox, G. K. Chesterton was one of the most influential English writers and thinkers of the 20th century. Chesterton's prodigious talents embraced a wide range of subjects, from philosophy and religion to detective fiction and fantasy. And while his writings are light and whimsical, they are filled with direct and honest truths.