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To: Salvation

How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization.

Tom Woods superb book and series on EWTN:

http://www.catholiceducation.org/articles/history/world/wh0101.html


5 posted on 05/03/2012 7:03:54 PM PDT by EyeGuy (Non-Holder person.)
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To: EyeGuy

Thanks for that link!

I was also thinking of English vocabulary — that sort of got mentioned. So many words have Latin and Greek roots.

Let alone, the medical profession.....!


6 posted on 05/03/2012 7:10:48 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: EyeGuy
Great list from that link!

How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization

Contents

The Indispensable Church
A Light in the Darkness
How the Monks Saved Civilization
The Church and the University
The Church and Science
The Origins of International Law
The Church and Economics
How Catholic Charity Changed the World
The Church and Western Law
The Church and Western Morality


8 posted on 05/03/2012 7:15:07 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: EyeGuy

Warren Carroll’s History of Christendom would compliment that nicely:http://www.amazon.com/The-Founding-Christendom-History-vol/dp/0931888212


20 posted on 05/04/2012 3:06:54 AM PDT by sayuncledave (et Verbum caro factum est (And the Word was made flesh))
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