How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization by Thomas E. Woods audiobook

How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization

By Thomas E. Woods Jr., PhD
Read by Barrett Whitener

Blackstone Publishing 9780895260383
7.01 Hours Unabridged
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Ask a college student today what he knows about the Catholic Church and his answer might come down to one word: “corruption.” But that one word should be “civilization.” Western civilization has given us modern science, the wealth of free-market economics, the security of law, a sense of human rights and freedom, charity as a virtue, splendid art and music, philosophy grounded in reason, and innumerable other gifts we take for granted. But what is the ultimate source of these gifts? Bestselling author and professor Thomas E. Woods, Jr., provides the answer: the Catholic Church. 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. Woods’ book is essential reading for recovering this lost truth.

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Summary

Summary

Ask a college student today what he knows about the Catholic Church and his answer might come down to one word: “corruption.” But that one word should be “civilization.”

Western civilization has given us modern science, the wealth of free-market economics, the security of law, a sense of human rights and freedom, charity as a virtue, splendid art and music, philosophy grounded in reason, and innumerable other gifts we take for granted. But what is the ultimate source of these gifts? Bestselling author and professor Thomas E. Woods, Jr., provides the answer: the Catholic Church.

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. Woods’ book is essential reading for recovering this lost truth.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Engaging and engrossing…A mine of information and a stimulus for reflection on the debt we owe Catholic life and thought.” Michael P. Foley, PhD, Baylor University
“Superb and scholarly…Highly recommended.” Dr. Alice von Hildebrand, professor emeritus, City University of New York
“Puts the Church back where it should be: at the center of values, science, laws, and institutions of Western civilization.” Dr. Paul Legutko, Stanford University
“[Whitener’s] deep voice further adds to the pleasure of learning how popular prejudice has deceived us by ignoring the facts.” AudioFile

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 7.01
Audience: Adult
Language: English