By David Meconi S.J.
The Catholic Church is the longest-standing and the main common of all associations. The contributions made via Catholic women and men during the last 2000 years are so much extraordinary, from a thoroughly functioning calendar to the innovations of many stuff that all of us take with no consideration today.
In one hundred and one staggering proof approximately Church heritage, Fr. Meconi, SJ walks readers throughout the so much awesome 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 track and nice 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" idea good ahead of somebody else?
•The first prototype of trendy relocating robots wasfound in a medieval monastery?
•Many different types of foods and drinks have their originswithin the Church, together with cappuccino, sparklingwine, and pretzels
•The Holy Bible was once the 1st paintings of the GutenbergPress
•The Church has client saints for all types of things,including complications, ugliness, fireworks, hangovers, and television
Fr. Meconi's one zero one outstanding proof approximately Church historical past takes you thru 2,000 years of fantastic 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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