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⌘ Popular online The Darkening Age: The Christian Destruction of the Classical World torent ሎ Kindle Ebook By Catherine Nixey ᠇ ⌘ Popular online The Darkening Age: The Christian Destruction of the Classical World torent ሎ Kindle Ebook By Catherine Nixey ᠇ A New York Times Book Review Editors ChoiceNamed a Book of the Year by the Telegraph, the Spectator, the Observer, and BBC History MagazineWinner of the Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Award for NonfictionA searingly passionate book Nixey writes up a storm Each sentence is rich, textured, evocative, felt Nixey delivers this ballista bolt of a book with her eyes wide open and in an attempt to bring light as well as heat to the sad story of intellectual monoculture and religious intolerance New York Times Book ReviewNixey paints with a wide brusha fine history that is surely controversial in its view of how victims become victimizers and how professions of love turn to terror Kirkus ReviewsNixey clearly but untendentiously summarizes phenomena that led up to the elimination of classical polytheism Booklist Captivating and compelling, The Darkening Age challenges our whole understanding of Christianitys earliest years and the medieval society that followed A remarkable fusion of riveting narrative and acute scholarly judgment, this book marks the debut of a formidable classicist and historian Dan Jones, best selling author of The Plantagenets and The TemplarsCatherine Nixey has written a bold, dazzling and provocative book that challenges ideas about early Christianity and both how and why it spread so far and fast in its early days Nixey is a witty and iconoclastic guide to a world that will be unfamiliar, surprising and troubling to many Peter Frankopan, best selling author of The Silk Roads Engaging and erudite, Catherine Nixey s book offers both a compelling argument and a wonderful eye for vivid detail It shines a searching spotlight onto some of the murkiest aspects of the early medieval mindset A triumph Edith Hall, author of Introducing the Ancient Greeks A devastating book, written in vivid yet playful prose Catherine Nixey reveals a level of intolerance and anti intellectualism which echoes todays headlines but is centuries old Anita Anand, author of Sophia and coauthor with William Dalrymple of Koh i Noor Nixeys elegant and ferocious text paints a dark but riveting picture of life at the time of the triumph of Christianity, reminding us not just of the realities of our own past, but also of the sad echoes of that past in our present Michael Scott, author of Ancient Worlds An impassioned account Nixey acutely and thunderously reminds us that many used the Christian project as an excuse to destroy rather than to love BBC History Magazine, Books of the YearA book for the 21st centuryNixey has a great story to tell, and she tells it exceptionally well As one would expect from a distinguished journalist, every page is full of well turned phrases that leap from the page She has an expert eye for arresting details, and brings characters and scenarios to life without disguising anything of the strangeness of the world she describes Most of all, she navigates through these tricky waters with courage and skillA finely crafted, invigorating polemic against the resilient popular myth that presents the Christianisation of Rome as the triumph of a kinder, gentler politics The Darkening Age succeeds brilliantly Tim Whitmarsh, Guardian UK A vigorous accountNixey paints with a wide brush, but her point is well takenA fine history that is surely controversial in its view of how victims become victimizers and how professions of love turn to terror Kirkus ReviewsThe Darkening Age by Catherine Nixey looks at the rise of Christianity, showing how its early radical followers ravaged vast swathes of classical culture, sending the West into an era of dogma and intellectual decline Publishers Weekly, Spring 2018 Announcements History A vivid and important new book Nixey is a funny, lively, readable guide through this dark world of religious oppression The book is also an essential reminder, in the age of Brexit and Donald Trump, that intolerance, ignorance and hostility to cultural diversity are sadly nothing new The New Statesman UK Exceptionally well written a clever, compelling book Thomas W Hodgkinson, The Spectator UK Sardonic, well informed and quite properly lacking in sympathy for its hapless target The Darkening Age rattles along at a tremendous pace, and Nixey brilliantly evokes all that was lost with the waning of the classical world Peter Thonemann, The Sunday Times UK Nixey has done an impressive job of illuminating an important aspect of late antique Christianity Levi Roach, Literary Review UK A delightful book about destruction and despair Nixey combines the authority of a serious academic with the expressive style of a good journalist Shes not afraid to throw in the odd joke amid sombre tales of desecration With considerable courage, she challenges the wisdom of history and manages to prevail Comfortable assumptions about Christian progress come tumbling down Gerard de Groot, The Times UK CATHERINE NIXEY is a journalist and a classicist Her mother was a nun, her father was a monk, and she was brought up Catholic Shestudied classics at Cambridge and taught the subject for several yearsbefore becoming a journalist on the arts desk at the Times UK , where she still works The Darkening Age, winner of a Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Award, is her first book She lives in London. 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    • The Darkening Age: The Christian Destruction of the Classical World
    • 4.2
    • 496
    • Hardcover
    • 352 pages
    • Catherine Nixey
    • English
    • 05 August 2017

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