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Gift of the Jews

By: Cahill, Thomas

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Saint on Death Row: How a Forgotten Child Became a Man and Changed a World

By: Cahill, Thomas

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Seller ID: 9780767926461

ISBN: 0767926463

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Bestselling author Thomas Cahill tells the absorbing, heartbreaking tale of the hard life and tragic death of Dominique Green--wrongly accused, then executed in Huntsville, Texas--and shines a light on our racist and deeply flawed criminal justice system. Green, an extraordinary young man from the urban ghettos of Houston, was utterly failed by every echelon of society--the Catholic Church, numerous U.S. courts of law, and even his own mother. But from the depths of despair on Death Row, he transcended his earthly sufferings and achieved enlightenment and peace, inciting an international m... View more info

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Gifts of the Jews: How a Tribe of Desert Nomads Changed the Way Everyone Thinks

By: Cahill, Thomas

Price: $6.00

Publisher: ANCHOR: 4/5/2016

Seller ID: 9780385482493

ISBN: 0385482493

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The author of the runaway bestseller "How the Irish Saved Civilization" has done it again. In "The Gifts of the Jews" Thomas Cahill takes us on another enchanting journey into history, once again recreating a time when the actions of a small band of people had repercussions that are still felt today. "The Gifts of the Jews" reveals the critical change that made western civilization possible. Within the matrix of ancient religions and philosophies, life was seen as part of an endless cycle of birth and death; time was like a wheel, spinning ceaselessly. Yet somehow, the ancient Jews bega... View more info

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Desire of the Everlasting Hills: The World Before and After Jesus

By: Cahill, Thomas

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Publisher: ANCHOR: 2/7/2014

Seller ID: 9780385483728

ISBN: 0385483724

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From the bestselling author of How the Irish Saved Civilization and The Gifts of the Jews, his most compelling historical narrative yet. How did an obscure rabbi from a backwater of the Roman Empire come to be the central figure in Western Civilization? Did his influence in fact change the world? These are the questions Thomas Cahill addresses in his subtle and engaging investigation into the life and times of Jesus. Cahill shows us Jesus from his birth to his execution through the eyes of those who knew him and in the context of his time--a time when the Jews were struggling to mainta... View more info

Sailing the Wine Dark Sea: Why the Greeks Matter

By: Cahill, Thomas

Price: $5.00

Publisher: ANCHOR: 2/7/2014

Seller ID: 9780385495547

ISBN: 0385495544

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In Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea, his fourth volume to explore " the hinges of history, " Thomas Cahill escorts the reader on another entertaining-- and historically unassailable-- journey through the landmarks of art and bloodshed that defined Greek culture nearly three millennia ago. In the city-states of Athens and Sparta and throughout the Greek islands, honors could be won in making love and war, and lives were rife with contradictions. By developing the alphabet, the Greeks empowered the reader, demystified experience, and opened the way for civil discussion and experimentation-- yet the... View more info

Gift of the Jews

By: Cahill, Thomas

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9780385482493D

ISBN: 9780385482493D

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Sailing the Win-Dark Sea: Why the Greeks Matter

By: Europe/Cahill, Thomas

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 8/31/2011

Seller ID: 9780965811118

ISBN: 0965811115

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How the Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland's Heroic Role from

By: Europe/Cahill, Thomas

Price: $5.50

Publisher: 4/7/2014

Seller ID: 9780385418485

ISBN: 0385418485

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The perfect St. Patrick's Day gift, and a book in the best tradition of popular history -- the untold story of Ireland's role in maintaining Western culture while the Dark Ages settled on Europe. Every year millions of Americans celebrate St. Patrick's Day, but they may not be aware of how great an influence St. Patrick was on the subsequent history of civilization. Not only did he bring Christianity to Ireland, he instilled a sense of literacy and learning that would create the conditions that allowed Ireland to become "the isle of saints and scholars" -- and thus preserve Western culture whi... View more info

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By: Europe/Cahill, Thomas

Price: $5.00

Publisher: ANCHOR: 12/18/2015

Seller ID: 9780385418492

ISBN: 0385418493

Condition: USED


The perfect St. Patrick's Day gift, and a book in the best tradition of popular history -- the untold story of Ireland's role in maintaining Western culture while the Dark Ages settled on Europe. Every year millions of Americans celebrate St. Patrick's Day, but they may not be aware of how great an influence St. Patrick was on the subsequent history of civilization. Not only did he bring Christianity to Ireland, he instilled a sense of literacy and learning that would create the conditions that allowed Ireland to become "the isle of saints and scholars" -- and thus preserve Western culture... View more info