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Religion and the rise of Western culture

Christopher Dawson

Religion and the rise of Western culture

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Published by Image Books, a Division of Doubleday & Co. in Garden City, N. Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization, Christian,
  • Civilization, Western

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes

    Statementby Christopher Dawson
    SeriesGifford lectures, 1948-1949
    The Physical Object
    Pagination242 p. ;
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17938450M


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In this new edition of his classic work, Religion and the Rise of Western Culture, Christopher Dawson addresses two of the most pressing subjects of our day: the origin of Europe and the religious roots of Western culture. With the magisterial sweep of Toynbee, to whom he is often compared, Dawson tells here the tale of medieval by: In this new edition of his classic work, Religion and the Rise of Western Culture, Christopher Dawson addresses two of the most pressing subjects of our day: the origin of Europe and the religious roots of Western culture.

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Then you can start reading Kindle books /5(17). Wonderful classic history of the development of Europe as a Christian culture.

A balanced look at the various cultures (Roman, Byzantine, Germanic, northern and southern European, etc.) that gave rise to the many faceted European culture dominated by a Christian outlook, filled with philosophers, dissenters, saints, scientists, intellectuals, worldly ambitious men, religious and secular rulers /5(21).

In this new edition of his classic work, Religion and the Rise of Western Culture, Christopher Dawson addresses two of the most pressing subjects of our day: the origin of Europe and the religious roots of Western culture. With the magisterial sweep of Toynbee, to whom he is often compared, Dawson tells here the tale of medieval Christendom/5(21).

About Religion and the Rise of Western Culture. In this new edition of his classic work, Religion and the Rise of Western Culture, Christopher Dawson addresses two of the most pressing subjects of our day: the origin of Europe and the religious roots of Western culture.

With the magisterial sweep of Toynbee, to whom he is often compared, Dawson tells here the tale of medieval Christendom. In this new edition of his classic work, Religion and the Rise of Western Culture, Christopher Dawson addresses two of the most pressing subjects of our day: the origin of Europe and the religious roots of Western culture.

With the magisterial sweep of Toynbee, to whom he is often compared, Dawson tells here the tale of medieval Christendom. An essential work of European history, this classic study sweeps from the fall of Rome to the dawn of the Renaissance as it shows how Christianity, its leaders, and its institutions changed the face of Western culture.

“The title of this book, broad as it is, aptly describes it. As the author puts it, for over a millenium Western culture was the culture of Christianity. But gradually, beginning in the Middle Ages, culture and religion ‘assumed a certain independence vis-a-vis each other’ and with the Enlightenment this turned to by: As the first half of a two-year series, these lectures concern the Christian cultural history of Europe with a level of detail which the lectures on 'Religion and Culture' () could not accommodate.

They focus on the Roman adoption of Christianity and the influence of these developments on northern European culture during the early medieval period.

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Religion and the Rise of Western Culture () is the book compiled from the second series of Gifford Lectures delivered by Christopher Dawson at the University of Edinburgh between and With memories of the Second World War still fresh in people’s minds, the work highlights the striking relevance of a study of medieval culture.

Religion and the rise of Western culture. New York, Sheed & Ward, (OCoLC) Online version: Dawson, Christopher, Religion and the rise of Western culture.

New York, Sheed & Ward, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors /. In this new edition of his classic work, Religion and the Rise of Western Culture, Christopher Dawson addresses two of the most pressing subjects of our day: the origin of Europe and the religious roots of Western culture.

With the magisterial sweep of Toynbee, to whom he is often compared, Dawson tells here the tale of medieval Christendom/5(2). OCLC Number: Description: pages illustrations 21 cm. Contents: ch.

Introduction: the significance of the western development --ch. religious origins of western culture: the church and the barbarians --ch. monks of the West and the formation of the western tradition --ch. barbarians and the Christian kingdom --ch.

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In this new edition of his classic work, Religion and the Rise of Western Culture, Christopher Dawson addresses two of the most pressing subjects of our day: the origin of Europe and the religious roots of Western culture.

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A welcome edition of the Gifford Lectures of Dawson's panoramic description of medieval history and cultures is guided by his conviction that the seminal role of religion in the formation of Western culture is a logical development of Christianity's insistence upon the historical nature of the Incarnation and its consequences.

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Religion and Rise of Western Culture by Christopher Dawson and Rembert G. Weakland Overview - An essential work of European history, this classic study sweeps from the fall of Rome to the dawn of the Renaissance as it shows how Christianity, its leaders, and its institutions changed the face of Western : Doubleday Books.

About this Item: Image books, In this new edition of his classic work, Religion and the Rise of Western Culture, Christopher Dawson addresses two of the most pressing subjects of our day: the origin of Europe and the religious roots of Western culture.

In this new edition of his classic work, Religion and the Rise of Western Culture, Christopher Dawson addresses two of the most pressing subjects of our day: the origin of Europe and the religious roots of Western culture. With the magisterial sweep of Toynbee, to whom he is often compared, Dawson tells here the tale of medieval Christendom/5().

Christopher Dawson was the author of twenty-two books and numerous articles. Among his most well-known works are The Making of Europe, Religion and the Rise of Western Culture, Dynamics of World History and Progress and Religion.

How Should We Then Live: The Rise and Decline of Western Thought and Culture is a major Christian cultural and historical documentary film series and book. The book was written by presuppositionalist theologian Francis A. Schaeffer and first published in The book served as the basis for a.

Christopher Henry Dawson FBA (12 OctoberHay Castle – 25 MayBudleigh Salterton) was a British independent scholar, who wrote many books on cultural history and has been called "the greatest English-speaking Catholic historian of the twentieth century".

The – academic year at the College of Europe was named in his : 12 OctoberHay Castle, Hay-on-Wye. The role of Judaism in Western culture and civilization Its historic role. Judaism has played a significant role in the development of Western culture because of its unique relationship with Christianity, the dominant religious force in the gh the Christian church drew from other sources as well, its retention of the sacred Scriptures of the synagogue (the Old Testament) as an.

In books such as Understanding Europe, Religion and the Rise of Western Culture, Religion and Culture, Medieval Essays, and Progress and Religion (and the excellent compilation of essays, Dynamics of World History), Dawson explored the relationship between culture and religion, especially between European culture and Christianity.Says Stark, “A series of developments allowed reason to shape Western culture and institutions.

The most important of these victories occurred within Christianity. While the other world religions emphasized mystery and intuition, Christianity alone embraced reasoning and logic as the primary guide to religious .63 quotes from Christopher Henry Dawson: 'As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy.

', 'The process of secularisation arises not from the loss of faith but from the loss of social interest in the world of faith.

It begins the moment men feel that religion is irrelevant to the common.