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  • Catherine Nixey

    Repleto de historias, este audiolibro es la rara y perfecta combinación entre una historia extremadamente divertida y una tesis valiente y sólida, además de un llamamiento a la tolerancia. Entre los mejores títulos de 2017 según The Telegraph, The Spectator, The Observer, The Times y la BBC. «Mordaz y documentado, el libro palpita a un ritmo fabuloso, y Nixey evoca con brillantez todo lo que perdimos con la decadencia del mundo clásico.» PETER THONEMANN, The Sunday Times La edad de la penumbra es la historia, en gran parte desconocida, de cómo una religión militante sometió y aniquiló deliberadamente las enseñanzas del mundo clásico, lo que abrió paso a...read more

  • Catherine Nixey

    In The Darkening Age, Catherine Nixey tells the little-known - and deeply shocking - story of how a militant religion deliberately tried to extinguish the teachings of the Classical world, ushering in unquestioning adherence to the 'one true faith'. The Roman Empire had been generous in embracing and absorbing new creeds. But with the coming of Christianity, everything changed. This new faith, despite preaching peace, was violent, ruthless and intolerant. And once it became the religion of empire, its zealous adherents set about the destruction of the old gods. Their altars were upturned, their temples demolished and their statues hacked to pieces. Books, including great works of...read more

  • Catherine Nixey

    ‘In the beginning was the Word,’ says the Gospel of John, and this sentence – and the words of all four gospels – are central to the teachings of the Christian church. They have shaped Western art, literature and language, and the Western mind. Yet in the years after the death of Christ there was not merely one word, nor any consensus as to who Jesus was or why he had mattered. Instead, there were many different Jesuses, among them the arrogant, aggressive Jesus who scorned his parents and killed and crippled those who opposed him, the Jesus who sold his twin into slavery and the Jesus who had someone crucified in his stead – then laughed. Moreover, in the early years of...read more

  • Catherine Nixey

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