6 Modern Myths About Christianity & Western Civilizationby Philip J. Sampson
How often have you heard the story, for example, of plucky Galileo, armed merely with a telescope and reason, doing battle with a superstitious church only to be condemned as a heretic
In this book Philip J. Sampson dispels six myths about Christianity and Western civilization and results in unsettling conventional wisdom and providing an enlightening look at truth.
How often have you heard the story, for example, of plucky Galileo, armed merely with a telescope and reason, doing battle with a superstitious church only to be condemned as a heretic and harshly imprisoned? Even though most of the "facts" commonly assumed to be true about this story are just not so, the romanticized myth of Galileo boldly marches forward.
Sampson dispels this myth and five others.
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Sampson is a mediator, family court advisor and research fellow. He holds a Ph.D. in social sciences from the University of Southampton in England.
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