Great Christian Thinkers: From the Early Church Through the Middle Ages

Great Christian Thinkers: From the Early Church Through the Middle Ages
By Pope Benedict XVI

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In brief portraits, Pope Benedict XVI offers engaging, perceptive, and edifying sketches of some of the great thinkers and writers of Christianity, from early Christianity through the high Middle Ages. Pope Benedict discusses notable theologians from East and West but also many figures whose primary witness was as ascetics, poets, mystics, and missionaries. Always with an eye to their deepest religious convictions and struggles, the Holy Father presents these great thinkers importance for the church and for Christian life today.


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  • Amazon Sales Rank: #691328 in Books
  • Brand: Pope Benedict XVI
  • Published on: 2011-07-01
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 8.47" h x .82" w x 5.71" l, 1.01 pounds
  • Binding: Paperback
  • 328 pages

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About the Author
Pope Benedict XVI was, as Joseph Ratzinger, already a distinguished theologian and professor of theology at the Universities of Münster, Tübingen, and Regensburg and author of more than seventy-five books in biblical, historical, and theological aspects of Christianity before his election as pope in 2005.


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5Five Stars
By Darnit12
Great book

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5Great
By louise
Wonderfully short and sweet biographies of 70 great Christian minds

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5A Living, Great Christian thinker writes about other great great Christian thinkers before him.
By B. F. Ebert
Pope Benedict did his usual scholarly job in writing this book. I'm sure that one day he will be included among the truely great Christian scholars.

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