Triumph: The Power and the Glory of the Catholic Church, a 2,000-Year History (Paperback)

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H. W. Crocker III, a longtime student of Robert E. Lee, is the executive editor of Regnery Publishing, Inc., consulting editor for Eagle Book Clubs, and former speechwriter for the governor of California. He serves on the board of the Southern Military Institute, writes a column on Civil War books for Southern Partisan magazine, and has written on military history forNational Review, American Spectator, and other publications. He lives in northern Virginia.


From the Hardcover edition.
For 2,000 years, Catholicism—the largest religion in the world and in the United States—has shaped global history on a scale unequaled by any other institution. But until now, Catholics interested in their faith have been hard-pressed to find an accessible, affirmative, and exciting history of the Church.
Triumph is that history. Inside, you'll discover the spectacular story of the Church from Biblical times and the early days of St. Peter—the first pope—to the twilight years of John Paul II. It is a sweeping drama of Roman legions, great crusades, epic battles, toppled empires, heroic saints, and enduring faith. And, there are stormy controversies: Dark Age skullduggery, the Inquistition, the Renaissance popes, the Reformation, the Church's refusal to accept sexual liberation and contemporary allegations like those made in Hitler's Pope and Papal Sin.
A brawling, colorful history full of inspiring pageantry and spirited polemic, Triumph will exhilarate, amuse, and infuriate as it extols the glories of Catholic history and the gripping stories of its greatest men and women.


From the Hardcover edition.

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ISBN 9780761516040
Genre HISTORY / World
Format Paperback
Pages 512
Publisher Date 2003-09-01 00:00:00.0
Publisher Crown Forum
Copyright Year 2001
Height 9.25 in
Wdth 6.25 in
Thickness 1.25 in
Unit weight 1.1 lb
Language English
Subtitle The Power and the Glory of the Catholic Church, a 2,000-Year History
Edition Detail Reprint
Audience General/trade
Authors Crocker, H. W.
Dimensions 1X6X8
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