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Como a Igreja Cat lica Construiu a Civiliza o Ocidental 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 the

  • Title: Como a Igreja Católica Construiu a Civilização Ocidental
  • Author: Thomas E. Woods Jr.
  • ISBN: 9788574651245
  • Page: 211
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  • Como a Igreja Católica Construiu a Civilização Ocidental By Thomas E. Woods Jr., 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 the miracles of modern science, the wealth of free market economics, the security of the rule of law, a unique sense of human rights and freedom, charity as a virtue, spleAsk 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 the miracles of modern science, the wealth of free market economics, the security of the rule of law, a unique sense of human rights and freedom, charity as a virtue, splendid art and music, a philosophy grounded in reason, and innumerable other gifts that we take for granted as the wealthiest and most powerful civilization in history But what is the ultimate source of these gifts Bestselling author and professor Thomas E Woods, Jr provides the long neglected answer the Catholic Church Woods s story goes far beyond the familiar tale of monks copying manuscripts and preserving the wisdom of classical antiquity In How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization, you ll learn Why modern science was born in the Catholic Church How Catholic priests developed the idea of free market economics five hundred years before Adam Smith How the Catholic Church invented the university Why what you know about the Galileo affair is wrong How Western law grew out of Church canon law How the Church humanized the West by insisting on the sacredness of all human life No institution has done 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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    1. Surprisingly this book took this long to be written But thank God How necessary it is this book expecially when the European Union has decided to disregard any of its existence on its Christian heritage Europe simply is not Europe without Christianity And by Christianity I do mean the Catholic Church.It s been common for so long for history textbooks and history studies to or less disregard anything in European culture that occurred between the Roman Empire and the Renaissance Not sure why exac [...]

    2. I am a Catholic and have read several books by Wood, so I have every reason to enjoy this However, the I think about, the I question its intellectual honesty I am no expert in Medieval or Early Modern Europe although I believe that I m conversational in the subject , but Woods seems like he s cherry picking from academia random bits of research in support of the Catholic, which really amount to anecdotes, and ignoring whatever recent research is inevitably out there against the Church These an [...]

    3. This book is absolutely fabulous There is so much good information here of which I was totally unaware I had the impression Middle Ages, Dark Ages nothing much happening of importance in the world Nothing could be farther from the truth.Here is a quick smattering of what I didn t know before The Church started the University system in the 1200s The Church was a huge supporter of the sciences throughout its history Indeed, most of the scientific discoveries of the Middle Ages came from monasterie [...]

    4. Reading Prof Woods book is sometimes like listening to a grandfather talk about his grandkids Nonetheless, this book is important and scores major points on a number of key issues I found the following bits of information useful and I will end on a critique of Woods methodology.His section on how the Catholic church preserved the ancient learning is standard fare today Only the most obstinate would deny it The section on the monks parallels Thomas Cahill s account of the Irish I especially enjoy [...]

    5. Perhaps a appropriate title would be How the Catholic Church Has Been of Benefit to Western Civilization The other title, a bit too grand for a 280 page book.It was interesting I never realized how important monks were with their scientific mind set, their zeal to preserve and copy classic manuscripts, and their community oriented service Most of the latin manuscripts from ancient Rome and Greece we have today were because of those early monks.The church also established the university system A [...]

    6. Woods s bias is clear His favoritism toward the Catholic Church heavily colors his scholarly arguments, and as a result I felt skeptical while reading this book.First off, as other reviewers have pointed out, the claim that Catholics built Western civilization isn t an accurate descriptor I think terms like heavily influenced or maybe shaped would be better Sure, Christianity was a foundation for many Western principles, but Woods seems to be straining to prove that Catholic leaders specifically [...]

    7. Lots of information in a relatively small space Nicely edited and Complete with references to whomever is interested to deepen on a subject area The contributions of the Church to the arts, music, architecture, charity work and, of course, morality are, or used to be, well known But what really took me aback was Dr Woods exposition about how modern science is really a derivative of medieval theology That should be of great interest these days, given the veneration, almost worship, rendered to sc [...]

    8. It s a shame that the greatest prejudice in the world still exists todayhatred towards the Catholic Church I recommend all intelligent people and especially Catholics listen to this audiobook or read it to gain a true understanding of what the Catholic Church did for Western civilization.

    9. Some idiot had underlined, circled, and written the occasional comment in the margins of the library book I read, but I still managed to enjoy it.I don t know if he says as much, but it seemed clear to me that Woods goal is not so much a balanced presentation of the Catholic church, but rather a counterbalance to the standard version presented in many a college text or popular history So I was not bothered by the fact that he focuses on the Church s positive contributions and ignored the negativ [...]

    10. How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization is an excellent survey of what occurred in Europe between approximately 200 AD and the Renaissance, which for many of us is a giant blank spot in our historical consciousness Although the book covers the topic of Catholic influence on thought and culture right up to the present, the bulk of the material focuses on the middle ages The great ideas about natural rights, international law, humane justice, charity to the poor and sick, and experiment [...]

    11. I read this one out of genuine interest, with an open mind to see a different side of church history I was raised Protestant, so my view is a bit tainted This book reminds me of an elusive mosquito flying around inside my room I keep listening for it, but when it s audible, it s annoying The author brought forth a very interesting collection of ideas created or inspired by priests and monks from Catholic history, but what he never convincingly did was explain how Catholicism, or the ideology of [...]

    12. An absolutely fantastic read, easily approachable yet well researched Thomas E Woods Jr takes on the common misconceptions about the Dark Ages and the role of the Catholic Church within it, and shows that not only are they incorrect, but often they run counter to how history actually ran.Anyone interested in the history of Western civilization, no matter their religious or philosophical persuasion, should read this book Few images are as inspiring to me as that of the clergy, desperately attempt [...]

    13. This book is really the most in depth book I have encountered thus far on real Catholic History After reading a book like this I am quite proud to say that I am Catholic in spite of the problems it faces today Dr Tom Woods does a great job of speaking in the positive while refuting the negative claims against The Church This book is then a primer, it is a knowledge base, a well spring of historical facts that refute the popular misconceptions so easily Dr Tom Woods has done a great job with a p [...]

    14. In the interest of disclosure, I suppose I should start by saying that while I am a follower of Jesus Christ, I am not a Catholic I have many disagreements with the Catholic Church, such as the elevation of tradition to the level of inspiration placing the thoughts writings of the Church fathers and papacy on the same level with Biblical revelation , veneration of icons, required celibacy of priests, etc However, recently, I have noticed that Catholicism has gotten two things right about which I [...]

    15. The jacket is stunning I ve just started reading, and the first chapter is like an overview, of a preface or an introduction I do hope the author will go into detail in further chapters There s a lot of good information I didn t know I liked the way the author sort of pointed out the importance of the Catholic ideas to the development of science, in particular e.g the universe because it was created by God is orderly and intelligible, so we can study it By contrast, the ancients thought all n [...]

    16. The purpose of the book All of these areas economic thought, international law, science, university life, charity, religious ideas, art, morality these are the foundations of a civilization, and in the West every single one of them emerged from the heart of the Catholic Church This book exposes a lot of the myths we have come to assume are facts about the history of Western thought and its relationship to Catholic Christianity I was particularly interested in the connection between belief in God [...]

    17. Ca nesse livro por acaso por conta dos podcasts do Tom Woods e do Stefan Molyneux, e acabei retornando minha perdida f se que um dia tive, n o sei se apenas a catequese contava , ent o n o tenho nada al m de gratid o pela sua exist ncia e extensa pesquisa sobre o assunto, pois algo que vou levar comigo para o resto da vida.O livro curto, mas excelente para aqueles que n o sabem sobre a hist ria da Igreja Cat lica e querem saber mais Ele muito mais instigante do que uma satisfa o teol gica ou his [...]

    18. How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization is an apologetics treatise about how the Catholic Church contributed to the development of science, philosophy, art, and culture For someone who has not read a lot of books on the subject who wishes to be disabused of the belief that the Catholic Church shunned science and tried to halt the progression of culture this book is an excellent introduction It covers a wide variety of topics in a superficial survey of how the Church changed and promot [...]

    19. This book had gone to press the day that Pope Saint John Paul II passed away to eternal heaven as such this book was faithfully dedicated in part to him, his fight against Nazism, Communism, and so for the equality of life for all human beings All are equal in Christ whether from humble beginnings and continuous struggles or whether from greater means and struggles the cultivation of the Benedictine Monks was to cultivate a disciplined spiritual life The existence of Monastery Monks later evol [...]

    20. Pretty good book detailing the efforts of the early church in carrying out Christ s mission and how that mission reflected on society around the church Descriptions on how the church usually bought the cheapest land in a community that wasn t hospitable for living, growing food, etc and how techniques passed around the church could turn these areas into prosperous regions Also, a discussion of the early hospitals and charity work that was done before anybody even thought that charity and communi [...]

    21. I went into this book wanting to like it, eager to get information on the Catholic Church that didn t fall under the bad press it continually gets in the United States A few chapters into the book, I hated it I was trying to decide if I would give this book one or two stars It was degrading to other cultures and their contributions, while not really showing what the church did Finally, Woods got into information about its Science contributions, as well as arts, etc which caught my interesting So [...]

    22. This is exceedingly interesting and is extensively footnoted The bibliography has 154 books in it making the book an excellent reference for the church s involvement in any number of contributions to the modern world Woods covers a vast scope of time and content, frequently citing non christian scholars to show that the influence of the church is simple fact He also provides an overview of a number of key figures and time periods in the Church summarizing both the basics and the most recent hypo [...]

    23. This book was pretty interesting and taught me a lot about the influence, over time, of the catholic church I was surprised to hear Woods take on the contributions of the church to science, etc, and its openmindedness to the findings of research We so typically think of the Catholic church as having been the bad guy in this area Really though, think of all the work that monks, like Gregor Mendel, did.

    24. I took a long, leisurely time reading this book, and overall thought it was very good The author sgoal was to refute the stereotype of the Catholic Church as an entity that delayed or fought progress during the Middle Ages He does a good job in this area, and it was interesting to read an argument of all the things the Church did to preserve and advance civilization My only complaint is that the author seemed somewhat guilty of what he complained about In trying to paint the Church as a positive [...]

    25. I thought this book contained much of importance and though it comes from a bias, it is a good counterbalance to dark ages narrative that we re all so familiar with, but sadly, I think it was somewhat dryly presented A few things that Woods covered was found in David Bentley Hart s lively and excellent book Atheist Delusions the Christian revolution and its fashionable enemies and the science sections was covered in great detail by Genesis of science by James Hannam What is good about How the c [...]

    26. Good introduction to the developing interest in Christendom Woods does a good job of showing how what we call Western Culture is really just the cultural by product of Christendom as it was developed in the middle ages I have two beefs with the book though First off, he should ve titled the book How the Catholic Church Built Christendom, rather than using the politically correct phrase Western Civilization But even this phrase has become blacklisted by our current priests of multiculturalism And [...]

    27. Das Buch m chte siehe Titel das Bild von einem finsteren Mittelalter beseitigen Vor allem die Bedeutung von christlichen Einrichtungen f r Kultur, Wirtschaft und Wissenschaft liegen dem Autor am Herzen Nat rlich erw hnt er auch einige Beispiele, in denen die vermeintlichen Sprecher des Christentums eher kontraproduktiv waren Doch die Beispiele werden im n chsten Absatz gleich wieder durch gro e Errungenschaften relativiert So ist das Buch eine gro artige Lobpuddelei auf die Leistungen der westli [...]

    28. UGHHHH LOUD GROANING There was some interesting information in this book, but it was so unabashedly and completely biased, I m uncomfortable with not knowing the other side of so much of what he talked about It s a shame because this could have been a great overview on the influence of the Catholic Church on Western Civilization, but instead it is a horrifically pompous and self inflated claim to being THE pretty much sole positive influence on Europe There is also some seriously problematic lan [...]

    29. I am strongly biased toward factual historian accounts over those written by journalists seeking to make money off of a topic they think the public will find interesting Someone who has spent his her life studying a topic has a much richer and thorough understanding of their topic This is a history book written by a historian and reads like a textbook than an inflammatory, opinionated tome which the title might suggest.I do not know enough history to debate anything in the book, but I do know [...]

    30. I couldn t finish it I read up until Chapter 5 Until that moment it was nothing that I didn t know Besides, his vocabulary is a bit over the top, in terms of being biased In chapter 5, dedicated to science, he writes a sentence in which he states that while many people believe that the industrial revolution worsened working conditions, it actually improved them and then he goes to put his other book as a reference, about the Catholic Church and free market He s completely forgetting the encyclic [...]

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