From modern economics to Western art and music, the Catholic Church has contributed more to the development of Western Civilization than any other institution but rarely gets credit for it. Professor Thomas Woods? new book How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization will change all that. With Western Civilization - and the Catholic Church - under constant attack, How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization will strike an enormous chord with readers looking to defend Western Civilization and their faith.
Tom Woods holds his master's, M.Phil., and Ph.D. in history from Columbia University and his bachelor's from Harvard. He's written numerous books, including The Church Confronts Modernity (Columbia University Press) and two New York Times bestsellers -- Meltdown: A Free-Market Look at Why the Stock Market Collapsed, the Economy Tanked, and Government Bailouts Will Make Things Worse, and The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History.