Thomas Aquinas Essay | Influencial People in the History of the Catholic Church

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Influencial People in the History of the Catholic Church

Summary: Explores the contributions of four important people in the history of the Catholic church, St. Augustine of Hippo, Pope Gregory I, Thomas Aquinas 4. St. Francis of Assisi. Describes how each man impacted the church.
St. Augustine was born in a small town called Tagaste. In this small town, in 254a.d. a very intelligent, yet rebellious and important life started. Augustine was a troublesome child from his beginnings, in the early part of his life, although very intelligent, he was not focused in school and had poor grades in the subject that he disliked. As Augustine grew older he began a life of parties and sin, especial after his parents sent him away to a university, he chose a life that was a lot of fun but led him further and further away from God. Augustine realized just how detrimental this was to his faith and changed his ways to become a very important and influence Christian. He began teaching in North Africa; he was a priest, a bishop and a scholar. Augustine influenced so...

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