How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization

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Regnery Publishing, Sep 18, 2012 - History - 280 pages
Written to highlight the Catholic Church's central role in shaping Western Civilization, this book shows how the Church gave birth to modern science, international law, the free market economy, and much, much more.
 

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Contents

Chapter
9
Chapter Three
25
Chapter Four
47
Chapter Five
67
Chapter
115
THE ORIGINS OF INTERNATIONAL
135
Chapter Eight
155
Chapter Nine
171
Chapter Eleven
205
Conclusion
212
A WORLD WITHOUT
219
Acknowledgments
229
Notes
243
Index
258
About the Author
283
Copyright

Chapter
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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.

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