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ぬ recommended ☎ Pontifex Maximus: A Short History of the Popes (English Edition) to read ⎯ ePUB Author Christopher Lascelles ⏮ ぬ recommended ☎ Pontifex Maximus: A Short History of the Popes (English Edition) to read ⎯ ePUB Author Christopher Lascelles ⏮ Lascelles has achieved the seemingly impossible a concise and highly readable history of Catholic Popes that manages to be extremely entertaining and informative at the same time Gerald Posner, author of Gods BankersA brilliant book on a number of different levels Lascelles has an engaging prose style and an amazing eye for detail and apposite anecdote Surely only purblind Catholic zelanti will object to this outstanding analysis.Frank McLynn, author of Genghis Khan, Napoleon and 1066Lascelles has taken an overwhelming subject, and not been overwhelmed by it in any way A highly enjoyable read.Paul Strathern, author of The MediciPontifex Maximusis a subtle and convincing explanation of how the successors of an impoverished fisherman from Galilee became a globally powerful monarch all without getting lost in the bewildering historical weeds Lascelles writes with both verve and humor once started its hard to put down.Lars Brownworth, author of The Normans and The Sea WolvesAn invaluable, gripping compendium, narrating Papal history from the Catholic Churchs humble beginnings almost 2000 years ago to todays international paedophilia scandals that have shaken true believers to their very souls.Mark Aarons, author of The Secret War Against the JewsBOOK DESCRIPTIONFor many people, the popes are an irrelevance if they consider them at all, it may be as harmless old men who preach obscure sermons in Latin But the history of the popes is far from bland On the contrary, it is occasionally so bizarre as to stretch credulity Popes have led papal armies, fled in disguise, fathered children including future popes , and authorised torture They have beencaptured, assaulted and murdered.While many have been admired, some have been hated to such a degree that their funeral processions have been disrupted and statues of them torn down after their deaths Many havebeen the enemies of freedom and progress divisive rather than unifying figures.Ina fascinating read for Catholics and non Catholics alike, Christopher Lascelles examines the history of the popes through the ages, laying bare the extent to which many of them fell so very short of the Christian ideals they supposedly represented He explains how it was that, professing to follow a man who said My kingdom is not of this world and Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, they neverthelessbecame heads of a rich state that owned land in Europe than any king, relying on foreign military aid to keep power and how pride, greed and corruptionbecame commonplace in an institution founded on love, faith and forgiveness This book is aimed at the general reader who is short on time and seeks an accessible overview unencumbered by ecclesiastical jargon and scholarly controversies.Christopher Lascelles likes to take on big subjects This is his second book His last book, A Short History of the World a basic introduction to world history became a New York Times and bestseller and was translated into seven languages He currently lives in London with his wife and daughter. 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    • 404 pages
    • Pontifex Maximus: A Short History of the Popes (English Edition)
    • Christopher Lascelles
    • Anglais
    • 2016-01-10T13:39+02:00