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    DescriptionIn the new paperback edition of bestselling author's Thomas E. Woods, Jr.'s "How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization", Woods describes how and why the Catholic church gave Western Civilization some of its most integral and distinctive characteristics. It comes now with new introduction by Spanish Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church Antonio Canizares. Ask someone today where Western Civilization originated, and he or she might say Greece or Rome. But what is the ultimate source of Western Civilization? Bestselling author and professor Thomas E. Woods, Jr. provides the long neglected answer: the Catholic Church. In the new paperback edition of his critically-acclaimed book, "How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization", Woods goes far beyond the familiar tale of monks copying manuscripts and preserving the wisdom of classical antiquity. Gifts such as modern science, free-market economics, art, music, and the idea of human rights come from the Catholic Church, explains Woods. No institution has done more to shape Western civilization than the two-thousand-year-old Catholic Church - and in ways that many of us have forgotten or never known. "How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization" is essential reading for recovering this lost truth.


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    Title
    How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jr. Thomas E. Woods, By (author) Cardinal Antonio Canizares
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 280
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 386 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781596983281
    ISBN 10: 1596983280
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25520
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.4
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    B&T General Subject: 690
    BIC subject category V2: HRCC7
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BISAC V2.8: REL010000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HRAX
    Ingram Subject Code: RR
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CATHOL
    Libri: I-RR
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037000, REL015000
    B&T Approval Code: A14500000, A13805000
    LC classification: BX
    Abridged Dewey: 282
    DC22: 282.09
    BISAC V2.8: HIS039000
    DC23: 282.09
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations
    Publisher
    Regnery Publishing Inc
    Imprint name
    Regnery Publishing Inc
    Publication date
    04 October 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Washington DC
    Author Information
    Thomas E. Woods, Jr. holds a bachelor's degree in history from Harvard, and his M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. from Columbia University. A senior fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institute, he is the author of eleven books, including the New York Times bestsellers Meltdown, The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History, and How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization. Woods won the $50,000 first prize in the 2006 Templeton Enterprise Awards for his book The Church and the Market. He lives with his wife and four daughters in Topeka, Kansas.