Aristotle's Children: How Christians, Muslims, and Jews Rediscovered Ancient Wisdom and Illuminated the Middle Ages (Paperback)
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Aristotle's Children: How Christians, Muslims, and Jews Rediscovered Ancient Wisdom and Illuminated the Middle Ages (Paperback)

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Paperback 384 Pages / Published: 01/09/2004
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Rubenstein transports readers back to when 12th-century scholars rediscovered and translated the works of Aristotle which sparked riots and heresy trials, caused major upheavals in the Catholic Church, and also set the stage for today's rift between reason and religion.

Publisher: Harvest Books
ISBN: 9780156030090
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 408 g
Dimensions: 200 x 130 x 25 mm
Edition: New edition


MEDIA REVIEWS
PRAISE FOR ARISTOTLE'S CHILDREN
"A superb storyteller who breathes new life into such fascinating figures as Peter Abelard, Albertus Magnus, St. Thomas Aquinas, Roger Bacon, William of Ockham and Aristotle himself." -Los Angeles Times



"Relevant and captivating."
--R. Scott Appleby "Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame "
PRAISE FOR ARISTOTLE'S CHILDREN
"A superb storyteller who breathes new life into such fascinating figures as Peter Abelard, Albertus Magnus, St. Thomas Aquinas, Roger Bacon, William of Ockham and Aristotle himself." -Los Angeles Times



"Anyone who wants to understand where we are going in the great political struggles over religion, read this amazing story."
--Marc Gopin "author of Holy War: Holy Peace: How Religion Can Bring Peace to the Middle East "
"Christianity's 'rediscovery' of Aristotle through Muslim Spain...challenges generations today to reclaim the interrelatedness of reason, science and religion."
--John L. Esposito "author of What Everyone Needs to Know About Islam "
"With a lively, engaging style, ARISTOTLE'S CHILDREN is a remarkable book that illuminates the long-standing relations between faith and reason."
--Edward Grant "Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Indiana University "
"Relevant and captivating."
--R. Scott Appleby "Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame "
"An intellectual thriller. The real-life adventure of how the great thinker was found again told with zest and excitement."
--Jack Miles "Pulitzer Prize-winning author of God: A Biography ""

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