Quiet Light: A Novel About St.Thomas Aquinas download free [PDF and Ebook] by Louis De Wohl

Quiet Light: A Novel About St.Thomas Aquinas download free [PDF and Ebook] by Louis De Wohl year 1996
  • Book name: Quiet Light: A Novel About St.Thomas Aquinas
  • Author: Louis De Wohl
  • Release date: 1996/7/24
  • Publisher: IGNATIUS PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Religious
  • ISBN: 9780898705959
  • Rating: 8.23 of 10
  • Votes: 345
  • Review by: Angela Lyman
  • Review rating: 7.05 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/5
  • Total pages: 377
  • Includes a PDF summary of 34 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The famous novelist Louis de Wohl presents a stimulating historical novel about the great St. Thomas Aquinas, set against the violent background of the Italy of the Crusades. He tells the intriguing story of St. Thomas who - by taking a vow of poverty and joining the Dominicans - defied his illustrious, prominent family's ambition for him to have great power in the Church. The battles and Crusades of the 13th century and the ruthlessness of the excommunicated Emperor Frederick II play a big part in the story, but it is Thomas of Aquino who dominates this book. De Wohl succeeds notably in portraying the exceptional quality of this man, a fusion of mighty intellect and childlike simplicity. A pupil of St. Albert the Great, the humble Thomas - through an intense life of study, writing, prayer, preaching and contemplation - ironically rose to become the influential figure of his age, and he later was proclaimed by the Church as the Angelic Doctor.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 23H58M53S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Religious Books, Religious & Spiritual Fiction
  • Available formats: PDF, WORD, DOC, EPUB, GIF, RTF, SNB, TXT. Compressed in RAR, RPM, TBZ2, ISO, CBZ, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 20.32 USD
  • Dimensions: 132.08x200x27.94mm
  • Weight: 408.23g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: San Francisco, United States
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