By David Meconi S.J.
The Catholic Church is the longest-standing and the main common of all associations. The contributions made by way of Catholic women and men over the last 2000 years are such a lot outstanding, from a safely functioning calendar to the innovations of many stuff that all of us take with no consideration today.
In one hundred and one fantastic evidence approximately Church heritage, Fr. Meconi, SJ walks readers throughout the such a lot awesome achievements of Christ's physique in the world. From fiscal and mercantile advancements to medical and astronomical advances, from the cataloging of zoological and botanical species to the cherishing of gorgeous song and superb arts, Fr. Meconi exhibits 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" concept good ahead of someone else?
•The first prototype of latest 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 purchaser saints for every type of things,including complications, ugliness, fireworks, hangovers, and television
Fr. Meconi's a hundred and one mind-blowing proof approximately Church background takes you thru 2,000 years of fantastic achievements and contributions by means of the Church and her many little children. superbly illustrated and chronologically prepared, this paintings is a competent consultant via centuries of Church figures, evidence, and fun.
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101 Surprising Facts About Church History by David Meconi S.J.