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    Hilaire Belloc(Author)

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Hilaire Belloc examines the five most destructive heretical movements to have affected Christian Civilization: Arianism, Mohammedanism (Islam), Albigensianism (Cathar), The Reformation (Protestant), and “The Modern Phase.” Belloc describes how these movements began, how they spread, and how they continued to influence the world up until the time of his writing (1936). The Chapter on Islam is especially relevant in light of current events; in it Belloc accurately predicts the renewal of Jihadist aggression towards Western Civilization.

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  • PDF | 144 pages
  • Hilaire Belloc(Author)
  • Cavalier Books (21 Mar. 2015)
  • English
  • 2
  • Religion & Spirituality

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  • By benny on 10 February 2014

    This was written before World War 2 but managed to anticipate the world as it is today. Very informative about its topics, I didn't know anything about the particular heresies but could recognise them as I read. It was an easy read; I was worried I wouldn't understand it, but he was a good writer who managed to be informative without being too wordy or scholarly.

  • By Preacher on 11 January 2016

    http://www.ewtn.com/library/doctrine/heresy.htm

  • By Jordan Mahon Hennessy on 22 April 2014

    An excellent book packed with information on the various foes of Roman Catholicism.A must read for anyone interested in the Church of Rome.

  • By taraog on 29 April 2014

    Of course this is an excellent book and an unexpected read from the great Hilaire Belloc. Very helpful for exams around Middle Ages and Crusades.

  • By In my view on 18 November 2015

    My confusion over what is happening in the world today led me to read this book. It gives a persuasive counterbalance to what I read and hear in the media today . He is remarkably prescient regarding the current conflicts around the Europe but does not get bogged down with horror and sensationalism. The attempted undermining of the Catholic world with a mixture of lies and truths selected from the whole truth by various heresies. Before reading this book, I did not know what a heresy was. Now I do . If you are RC this should be a source of strength to boost your own faith.

  • By pamparampam on 21 April 2015

    An amazing book, but a crappy edition.


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