The Book That Made Your World: How the Bible Created the Soul of Western Civilization
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Mangalwadi, Vishal Hardcover

Discover how the Bible became the West's source of human rights, justice, heroism, optimism, compassion, capitalism, family, and morality. In the 1960s many from the West went to the East in search of spiritual wisdom. "The Book That Made Your World...+

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Discover how the Bible became the West's source of human rights, justice, heroism, optimism, compassion, capitalism, family, and morality.

In the 1960s many from the West went to the East in search of spiritual wisdom. "The Book That Made Your World "reverses the journey. Vishal Mangalwadi, an Indian philosopher, takes readers on a historical journey through the last millennium, exploring why and how the Bible reformed Europe and made the West a uniquely thinking civilization: technical and tolerant, scientific and free, just and prosperous. Readers will learn: Why an American president puts his hand on the Bible to take the oath of a secular office What forced British monarchs from Henry VIII to James I to submit to the Bible's authority Why Bible translators Wycliffe, Luther, and Tyndale became history's greatest revolutionaries How the Bible globalized western education


Publisher    THOMAS NELSON
Format    Hardcover
Language    English
Publication Date    05/10/2011
Abridged    No
Large Print    No
Pages    442
Width    6.5
Height    1.6
Length    9.1
Units    1
EAN    9781595553225
Author    Mangalwadi, Vishal

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