By Thomas F. Madden, Recorded Books
For lots of, the Inquisition conjures Gothic photographs of cloaked figures and barbarous torture chambers. So enmeshed is that this view of the Inquisition in pop culture that such scenes play out even in comedies reminiscent of Mel Brooks' History of the World and Monty Python's Flying Circus. yet is that this a good portrayal? and the way used to be the Inquisition perceived in its personal time? Professor Thomas F. Madden of Saint Louis college offers a stimulating sequence of lectures exploring all elements of the Inquisition, together with the spiritual and political weather of its time and the Inquisition's dating to heresy and reformation. With a scholarly eye and infectious enthusiasm, commonly released writer and famous specialist on pre-modern ecu historical past Thomas Madden imparts an knowing of the Spanish and Roman Inquisitions whereas dispelling renowned myths linked to the topic.
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