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Kevin Vost, Psy.D. (b. 1961) has taught psychology at the University of Illinois at Springfield, Lincoln Land Community College, MacMurray College, and at Aquinas College in Nashville, Tennessee. A former powerlifter and Highland Games Heavy Events competitor, Dr. Vost has also served as a weightlifting instructor, fitness writer for the International Association of Resistance Trainers, Research Review Committee Member for American Mensa (the high IQ society), lector for St. Agnes Catholic Church, and fast food fries and drink man (a few decades back). His voice (and sometimes the rest of him) travel the globe sharing themes of faith, philosophy, and fitness on radio, television, and in live presentations.
Dr. Vost's latest book is Memorize the Reasons! Defending the Faith with the Catholic Art of Memory (Catholic Answers Press, 2013). Other recent books include Three Irish Saints: A Guide to Finding Your Spiritual Style (TAN, 2012), St. Albert the Great: Champion of Faith and Reason (TAN, 2011) and with the help of co-authors Shane Kapler, Peggy Bowes, and some special guests including author and Son Rise Morning Show producer Matt Swaim -- Tending the Temple: 365 Days of Spiritual and Physical Devotions (Bezalel Books, 2011). On the plate for Spring, 2014 is The One-Minute Aquinas: How to Lead a Happy Life on Earth--And Then Go to Heaven! Deep Wisdom and Concise Advice From the Smartest Man in History,St. Thomas Aquinas (Sophia Institute Press).
A self-styled Aristotelian/Stoic/Albertine/Thomist, this author lives with his wife, two sons, and their puppy Lily (who will make her literary debut in a cameo appearance in The One-Minute Aquinas).