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Who Burned the Witches? - Sandra Miesel
The stench of their burning is with us yet. The stakes and gibbets where witches perished by the tens of thousands during early modern times still stand in popular imagination. For historians, the so-called great European witch-hunt has been a much-vexed issue, one easily contorted to suit the prejudices of every age. Read more...
Who Invented Charity? - Thomas E. Woods, Jr.
In the early fourth century, famine and disease struck the army of the Roman emperor Constantine. Pachomius, a pagan soldier in that army, watched in amazement as many of his fellow Romans brought food to the afflicted men and, without discrimination, bestowed help on those in need. Read more...
Who Killed Slavery? - Dinesh D'Souza
Isn't it remarkable that atheists, who did virtually nothing to oppose slavery, condemn Christians, who are the ones who abolished it? Read more...
Who’s Who in the Reformation - Geoffrey Saint-Clair
Catholics trying to understand the Reformation sometimes complain about the wide range of Protestant churches, denominations and sects. The challenge is not as great as it seems at first glance because the tens of thousands of Protestant churches, denominations and sects trace their origins back, one way or another, either to the three major founders of the Reformation or to the Radical Reformation movement known as the Anabaptists. Understand them, and you’ll go a long way toward understanding the complex reality called Protestantism. Read more...
Yours Is the Church of Charity - Mike Aquilina
The only reason we care about the poor is because Christianity has won ... This book is full of unbelievable statements like that. My hope is that, by the end of the book, you'll believe them all. Read more...
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