How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization

Thomas E. Woods


Ask anyone this day the place Western Civilization originated, and she may well say Greece or Rome. yet what's the final resource of Western Civilization? Bestselling writer and professor Thomas E. Woods, Jr. offers the lengthy overlooked solution: the Catholic Church. within the new paperback version of his critically-acclaimed e-book, How the Catholic Church outfitted Western Civilization, Woods is going a ways past the regularly occurring story of priests copying manuscripts and conserving the knowledge of classical antiquity. presents comparable to sleek 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 technological know-how used to be born within the Catholic Church
  • How Catholic monks constructed the assumption of free-market economics years sooner than Adam Smith
  • How the Catholic Church invented the university
  • Why what you recognize concerning the Galileo affair is wrong
  • How Western legislations grew out of Church canon law
  • How the Church humanized the West by way of 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 outfitted Western Civilization is key examining for getting better this misplaced truth.

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