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Religion and the rise of Western culture.

Author: Christopher Henry Dawson
Publisher: New York, NY : Doubleday, 1950.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author addresses two of the most pressing subjects of our day: the origin of Europe and the religious roots of Western culture. Shows how the vast spiritual movements arose from tiny origins and changed the face of medieval Europe from one century to the next. The legacy of those years of ferment remains with us in the great cathedrals, Gregorian chant, and the works of Giotto and Dante.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Henry Dawson
ISBN: 0385421109 9780385421102
OCLC Number: 883440491
Description: 242 pages

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The author addresses two of the most pressing subjects of our day: the origin of Europe and the religious roots of Western culture. Shows how the vast spiritual movements arose from tiny origins and changed the face of medieval Europe from one century to the next. The legacy of those years of ferment remains with us in the great cathedrals, Gregorian chant, and the works of Giotto and Dante.

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