The Catholic Church: Builder of Civilization

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Lecture 1
Episode 1: Introduction (1/3)
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Episode 1: Introduction (1/3)
Dr. Thomas Woods Jr. begins his study of the Church’s contributions to the building of Western Civilization by debunking the myths that minimize and falsify the influence of Catholicism on Western culture.

 

 

Lecture 2
Episode 1: Introduction (2/3)
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Episode 1: Introduction (2/3)
Dr. Thomas Woods Jr. begins his study of the Church’s contributions to the building of Western Civilization by debunking the myths that minimize and falsify the influence of Catholicism on Western culture.
Lecture 3
Episode 1: Introduction (3/3)
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Episode 1: Introduction (3/3)
Dr. Thomas Woods Jr. begins his study of the Church’s contributions to the building of Western Civilization by debunking the myths that minimize and falsify the influence of Catholicism on Western culture.
Lecture 4
Episode 2: The Church and Science (1/3)
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Episode 2: The Church and Science (1/3)
Exposition of the numerous and amazing contributions the Catholic Church has made to society with a look at how much the scientific world owes to the discoveries of priests and monks.
Lecture 5
Episode 2: The Church and Science (2/3)
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Episode 2: The Church and Science (2/3)
Exposition of the numerous and amazing contributions the Catholic Church has made to society with a look at how much the scientific world owes to the discoveries of priests and monks.
Lecture 6
Episode 2: The Church and Science (3/3)
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Episode 2: The Church and Science (3/3)
Exposition of the numerous and amazing contributions the Catholic Church has made to society with a look at how much the scientific world owes to the discoveries of priests and monks.
Lecture 7
Episode 3: Priests As Scientific Pioneers (1/3)
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Episode 3: Priests As Scientific Pioneers (1/3)
Contributions to the building of Western Civilization with a look at the priests who were leading pioneers in astronomy, geology, and other sciences.
Lecture 8
Episode 3: Priests As Scientific Pioneers (2/3)
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Episode 3: Priests As Scientific Pioneers (2/3)
Contributions to the building of Western Civilization with a look at the priests who were leading pioneers in astronomy, geology, and other sciences.
Lecture 9
Episode 3: Priests As Scientific Pioneers (3/3)
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Episode 3: Priests As Scientific Pioneers (3/3)
Contributions to the building of Western Civilization with a look at the priests who were leading pioneers in astronomy, geology, and other sciences.
Lecture 10
Episode 4: The Galileo Files (1/3)
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Episode 4: The Galileo Files (1/3)
Contributions to the building of Western Civilization with an in-depth look at what really happened in the Galileo case.
Lecture 11
Episode 4: The Galileo Files (2/3)
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Episode 4: The Galileo Files (2/3)
Contributions to the building of Western Civilization with an in-depth look at what really happened in the Galileo case.
Lecture 12
Episode 4: The Galileo Files (3/3)
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Episode 4: The Galileo Files (3/3)
Contributions to the building of Western Civilization with an in-depth look at what really happened in the Galileo case.
Lecture 13
Episode 5: The University System (1/3)
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Episode 5: The University System (1/3)
Contributions to the building of Western Civilization with a look at the Church’s long time role as protector and facilitator of knowledge and learning.
Lecture 14
Episode 5: The University System (2/3)
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Episode 5: The University System (2/3)
Contributions to the building of Western Civilization with a look at the Church’s long time role as protector and facilitator of knowledge and learning.
Lecture 15
Episode 5: The University System (3/3)
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Episode 5: The University System (3/3)
Contributions to the building of Western Civilization with a look at the Church’s long time role as protector and facilitator of knowledge and learning.
Lecture 16
Episode 6: Does God Exist? (1/3)
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Episode 6: Does God Exist? (1/3)
Examination of some of the arguments Church scholars have made for the existence of God.
Lecture 17
Episode 6: Does God Exist? (2/3)
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Episode 6: Does God Exist? (2/3)
Examination of some of the arguments Church scholars have made for the existence of God.
Lecture 18
Episode 6: Does God Exist? (3/3)
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Episode 6: Does God Exist? (3/3)
Examination of some of the arguments Church scholars have made for the existence of God.
Lecture 19
Episode 7: The Monks (1/3)
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Episode 7: The Monks (1/3)
A look at the importance of monks as the protectors of learning and knowledge during the barbarian invasions and the Middle Ages.
Lecture 20
Episode 7: The Monks (2/3)
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Episode 7: The Monks (2/3)
A look at the importance of monks as the protectors of learning and knowledge during the barbarian invasions and the Middle Ages.
Lecture 21
Episode 7: The Monks (3/3)
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Episode 7: The Monks (3/3)
A look at the importance of monks as the protectors of learning and knowledge during the barbarian invasions and the Middle Ages.
Lecture 22
Episode 8: Catholic Charity (1/3)
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Episode 8: Catholic Charity (1/3)
A look at the numerous acts of dynamic and selfless charity practiced by Catholics throughout the ages.
Lecture 23
Episode 8: Catholic Charity (2/3)
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Episode 8: Catholic Charity (2/3)
A look at the numerous acts of dynamic and selfless charity practiced by Catholics throughout the ages.
Lecture 24
Episode 8: Catholic Charity (3/3)
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Episode 8: Catholic Charity (3/3)
A look at the numerous acts of dynamic and selfless charity practiced by Catholics throughout the ages.
Lecture 25
Episode 9: Western Morality (1/3)
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Episode 9: Western Morality (1/3)
How western standards of morality have been decisively shaped by the Catholic Church.
Lecture 26
Episode 9: Western Morality (2/3)
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Episode 9: Western Morality (2/3)
How western standards of morality have been decisively shaped by the Catholic Church.
Lecture 27
Episode 9: Western Morality (3/3)
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Episode 9: Western Morality (3/3)
How western standards of morality have been decisively shaped by the Catholic Church.
Lecture 28
Episode 10: Concepts Of Rights And Law (1/3)
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Episode 10: Concepts Of Rights And Law (1/3)
How modern western legal systems are a kind of secular residue of Catholicism's vision of law.
Lecture 29
Episode 10: Concepts Of Rights And Law (2/3)
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Episode 10: Concepts Of Rights And Law (2/3)
How modern western legal systems are a kind of secular residue of Catholicism's vision of law.
Lecture 30
Episode 10: Concepts Of Rights And Law (3/3)
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Episode 10: Concepts Of Rights And Law (3/3)
How modern western legal systems are a kind of secular residue of Catholicism's vision of law.
Lecture 31
Episode 11: The Origins Of International Law (1/3)
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Episode 11: The Origins Of International Law (1/3)
How international law came from Catholic study.
Lecture 32
Episode 11: The Origins Of International Law (2/3)
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Episode 11: The Origins Of International Law (2/3)
How international law came from Catholic study.
Lecture 33
Episode 11: The Origins Of International Law (3/3)
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Episode 11: The Origins Of International Law (3/3)
How international law came from Catholic study.
Lecture 34
Episode 12: The Anti-Catholic Atrocities That History Forgot (1/3)
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Episode 12: The Anti-Catholic Atrocities That History Forgot (1/3)
Numerous situations in which Catholics have been persecuted for their faith.
Lecture 35
Episode 12: The Anti-Catholic Atrocities That History Forgot (2/3)
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Episode 12: The Anti-Catholic Atrocities That History Forgot (2/3)
Numerous situations in which Catholics have been persecuted for their faith.
Lecture 36
Episode 12: The Anti-Catholic Atrocities That History Forgot (3/3)
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Episode 12: The Anti-Catholic Atrocities That History Forgot (3/3)
Numerous situations in which Catholics have been persecuted for their faith.
Lecture 37
Episode 13: Wrap-Up (1/3)
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Episode 13: Wrap-Up (1/3)
Review of all the areas in which the Church affected culture and society.
Lecture 38
Episode 13: Wrap-Up (2/3)
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Episode 13: Wrap-Up (2/3)
Review of all the areas in which the Church affected culture and society.
Lecture 39
Episode 13: Wrap-Up (3/3)
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Episode 13: Wrap-Up (3/3)
Review of all the areas in which the Church affected culture and society.