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How Christianity Built Western Civilization

by Dr. Alex Locay



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 1/5/2022

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 282
ISBN : 9781664242470
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 282
ISBN : 9781664242494
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 282
ISBN : 9781664242487

About the Book

Today, the voices from the secular left are hard at work removing any trace of religion from government and the law. Meanwhile, secular historians have successfully limited Christianity’s contribution in history to the Crusades and Inquisitions; as if that is all Christians have to speak for. The real story is quite different, primarily that everything good in Western Civilization has its roots in the Christian religion. How Christianity Built Western Civilization is the epic tale of how our Christian forefathers stood up to history’s darkest forces, to forge a new way of life, grounded in the biblical worldview.

Over the centuries it has become evident that Western Civilization has emerged as mankind’s greatest achievement. It is here where the greatest political and economic systems were born, and here that we see the concept of human rights emerge, along with the modern scientific process and the greatest discoveries. It is in the West that we find the most advanced educational institutions, along with the greatest charities, artistic masterpieces and architectural innovations. Is this a coincidence, or the deliberate result of our worldview?

How Christianity Built Western Civilization answers this question with chapters on human rights, modern science, universal education, charity, art and architecture; focusing entirely on the revolutionary milestones and individuals that made these achievements possible. Each chapter unfolds chronologically, starting with the biblical foundation and moving through the work of the early and Medieval Church, arriving at modern times. The author builds a compelling case demonstrating how Western Civilization would be indistinguishable from India, China or Africa today, if not for the teachings of Christ and the Bible.

About the Author

Alex Locay received a BA from the University of Miami, as well as an MBA and doctoral degree from Nova Southeastern University. He is the founder of a Christian ministry that helps churches establish an apologetics and evangelism program. Alex lives in Florida with his wife Christine and their two daughters.