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The Resource 101 Surprising Facts About Church History, David Meconi, (electronic resource)

101 Surprising Facts About Church History, David Meconi, (electronic resource)

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101 Surprising Facts About Church History
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101 Surprising Facts About Church History
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David Meconi
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eng
Summary
Think you really know Church History? Think Again The Catholic Church is the longest-standing and the most universal of all institutions. The contributions made by Catholic men and women over the past 2000 years are most impressive, from a properly functioning calendar to the inventions of many things that we all take for granted today. In 101 Surprising Facts About Church History, Fr. Meconi, SJ walks readers through the most amazing achievements of Christ's Body on earth. From economic and mercantile developments to scientific and astronomical advances, from the cataloging of zoological and botanical species to the cherishing of beautiful music and fine arts, Fr. Meconi shows you why the Catholic Church stands as the greatest promoter of human culture and knowledge. Did you know: ;A Catholic priest held the first insights into the "BigBang" theory well before anyone else? ;The first prototype of today's moving robots wasfound in a medieval monastery? ;Many types of food and drink have their originswithin the Church, including cappuccino, sparklingwine, and pretzels ;The Holy Bible was the first work of the GutenbergPress ;The Church has patron saints for all sorts of things,including headaches, ugliness, fireworks, hangovers, and television Fr. Meconi's 101 Surprising Facts About Church History takes you through 2,000 years of amazing achievements and contributions by the Church and her many sons and daughters. Beautifully illustrated and chronologically arranged, this work is a reliable guide through centuries of Church figures, facts, and fun
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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adult
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101 Surprising Facts About Church History, David Meconi, (electronic resource)
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ebook
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9781618907349
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Label
101 Surprising Facts About Church History, David Meconi, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
frd00014851
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
ebook
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access limited to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781618907349
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote

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