Download e-book for kindle: 101 Surprising Facts About Church History by David Meconi S.J.

By David Meconi S.J.

ISBN-10: 1618907336

ISBN-13: 9781618907332

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The Catholic Church is the longest-standing and the main common of all associations. The contributions made by way of Catholic women and men over the last 2000 years are so much notable, from a effectively functioning calendar to the innovations of many stuff that all of us take with no consideration today.
In one zero one fantastic proof approximately Church historical past, Fr. Meconi, SJ walks readers during the so much notable achievements of Christ's physique on the earth. From monetary and mercantile advancements to clinical and astronomical advances, from the cataloging of zoological and botanical species to the cherishing of gorgeous song and fantastic arts, Fr. Meconi indicates you why the Catholic Church stands because the maximum promoter of human tradition and knowledge.
Did you know:
•A Catholic priest held the 1st insights into the "BigBang" thought good earlier than an individual else?
•The first prototype of contemporary relocating robots wasfound in a medieval monastery?
•Many varieties of food and drinks have their originswithin the Church, together with cappuccino, sparklingwine, and pretzels
•The Holy Bible used to be the 1st paintings of the GutenbergPress
•The Church has buyer saints for every type of things,including complications, ugliness, fireworks, hangovers, and television

Fr. Meconi's one zero one brilliant evidence approximately Church historical past takes you thru 2,000 years of wonderful achievements and contributions by means of the Church and her many little kids. fantastically illustrated and chronologically prepared, this paintings is a competent consultant via centuries of Church figures, evidence, and fun.

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