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Civilization in the Western World

J. Russell Major

Civilization in the Western World

by J. Russell Major

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Published by Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization, Western -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] J. Russell Major, Robert Scranton [and] G. P. Cuttino.
    ContributionsScranton, Robert Lorentz, 1912- joint author., Cuttino, George Peddy, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCB245 .M32 1971
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5701946M
    LC Control Number70130869

    Welcome to Great Books and Classics "The student is half afraid to meet one of the great philosophers face to face. He feels himself inadequate and thinks he will not understand him. But if he only knew, the great man, just because of his greatness, is much more intelligible than his modern commentator. The simplest student will be able to. Explore the Literature. Core Scholars Program. Core Timeline. Contemporary Civilization Introduction to Contemporary Civilization in the West. Founded in as a course on War and Peace Issues, the central purpose of Contemporary Civilization is to introduce students to a range of issues concerning the kinds of communities – political, social, moral, and religious – that human beings.

    Western civilization and world history are often seen as different, or even mutually exclusive, routes into historical studies. This volume shows that they can be successfully linked, providing a tool to see each subject in the context of the other, identifying influences and connections. Western Civilization in World History takes up the recent debates about the merits of the well-established 1/5(1). To quote author and historian William R. Everdell, the concept of the rise and fall of civilizations is "more a pattern in the mind than a pattern in the world." Think of it this way: A chapter about the Mayans in a history book has a definite beginning and an end, and so we often fall into the trap of attributing succinct lengths and story.

    Paul Maier, in writing the forward to the book How Christianity Changed the World by Alvin J. Schmidt, says this about the profound impact Christianity has had on the development of Western Civilization: “ No other religion, philosophy, teaching, nation, movement—whatever—has so changed the world for the better as Christianity has done. Judaism - Judaism - The role of Judaism in Western culture and civilization: Judaism has played a significant role in the development of Western culture because of its unique relationship with Christianity, the dominant religious force in the West. Although the Christian church drew from other sources as well, its retention of the sacred Scriptures of the synagogue (the Old Testament) as an.


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