How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization

By Thomas E. Woods

Ask an individual at the present time the place Western Civilization originated, and she or he may perhaps say Greece or Rome. yet what's the final resource of Western Civilization? Bestselling writer and professor Thomas E. Woods, Jr. presents the lengthy missed resolution: the Catholic Church. within the new paperback variation of his critically-acclaimed booklet, How the Catholic Church outfitted Western Civilization, Woods is going a ways past the general story of clergymen copying manuscripts and retaining the knowledge of classical antiquity. presents similar to glossy technological know-how, free-market economics, artwork, tune, and the assumption of human rights come from the Catholic Church, explains Woods. In How the Catholic Church equipped Western Civilization, you’ll learn:
  • Why smooth technology used to be born within the Catholic Church
  • How Catholic monks built the belief of free-market economics years earlier than Adam Smith
  • How the Catholic Church invented the university
  • Why what you recognize in regards to the Galileo affair is wrong
  • How Western legislation grew out of Church canon law
  • How the Church humanized the West via insisting at the sacredness of all human life

No establishment has performed extra to form Western civilization than the two-thousand-year-old Catholic Church—and in ways in which many folks have forgotten or by no means identified. How the Catholic Church equipped Western Civilization is vital analyzing for getting better this misplaced truth.

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