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Converts and Kingdoms: How the Church Converted the Pagan West and How We Can Do It Again

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In Converts and Kingdoms, historian Diane Moczar tells the story of early Christianity's faith, courage, and cunning, chronicling the labors of missionaries and martyrs (with no small help from Providence) to spread the gospel and lay the foundation for the most magnificent culture human history has ever known. Be inspired by the convert-makers of the past, and to learn ...more
Paperback, 195 pages
Published June 2012 by Catholic Answers
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Jeff Miller
Jul 09, 2012 Jeff Miller rated it really liked it
Converts and Kingdoms: How the Church Converted the Pagan West and How We Can Do It Again is a new book by Diane Moczar being published by Catholic Answers.

This book illustrates some of the major movements of conversion throughout history. Starting with the time just before Constantine and dealing with the growth of Christianity prominently in Europe and later the New World. I was somewhat familiar with some of this history from the books of the late Warren H. Carroll and others, but I really li
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Sluggo Fernandez
Oct 18, 2012 Sluggo Fernandez rated it liked it
For the Catholic person, they will be amazed at the incredible true stories of how the faith grew from the Holy Land to the far reaches of the world. Diane Moczar tells these stories with clarity and some humor at times.

Personally, I'm not as optimistic as the author with the ending idea that we can re-convert our growing secular civilization.


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