The Real Story of the Inquisition - Steve Weidenkopf - Catholic Answers (2 CD Set)

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The Real Story of the Inquisition - Steve Weidenkopf - Catholic Answers (2 CD Set)

Nobody talks about the Inquisition—unless the Catholic Church is being bashed. After all, images of religious oppression, gruesome torture, and burning heretics fit so perfectly with the modern world’s preconceived idea (unwittingly swallowed by many Catholics, too) that Church history is one long trail of violence, intolerance, and ignorance.

Those images are all wrong, says historian Steve Weidenkopf. And not only wrong—they’re dangerous lies that perpetuate anti-Catholic historical errors.

In The Real Story of the InquisitionWeidenkopf digs into the wealth of historical data to show that, far from being a cruel reign of terror, the Inquisition was actually a noble institution that:

  • Aimed principally at the repentance and reconciliation of wayward Catholics
  • Used well-regulated procedures and temperate punishments
  • Protected the accused from harsher treatment by the state
  • Fostered both religious and national unity

Along the way he debunks common Inquisition myths invented during the Reformation and stoked to this day by any group with a grievance against the Church. Don’t let these lies pass without an answer: Listen to The Real Story of the Inquisition today and learn to set the record straight.

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The Real Story of the Inquisition - Steve Weidenkopf - Catholic Answers (2 CD Set)

Nobody talks about the Inquisition—unless the Catholic Church is being bashed. After all, images of religious oppression, gruesome torture, and burning heretics fit so perfectly with the modern world’s preconceived idea (unwittingly swallowed by many Catholics, too) that Church history is one long trail of violence, intolerance, and ignorance.

Those images are all wrong, says historian Steve Weidenkopf. And not only wrong—they’re dangerous lies that perpetuate anti-Catholic historical errors.

In The Real Story of the InquisitionWeidenkopf digs into the wealth of historical data to show that, far from being a cruel reign of terror, the Inquisition was actually a noble institution that:

  • Aimed principally at the repentance and reconciliation of wayward Catholics
  • Used well-regulated procedures and temperate punishments
  • Protected the accused from harsher treatment by the state
  • Fostered both religious and national unity

Along the way he debunks common Inquisition myths invented during the Reformation and stoked to this day by any group with a grievance against the Church. Don’t let these lies pass without an answer: Listen to The Real Story of the Inquisition today and learn to set the record straight.

Reviews (1)

So THATS what the inquisitions were all about.

Wow, what a great CD. I am in shock as to the truth behind the inquisitions and the church's desire to save lives and souls. This is a great tool to be able to defend your faith and learn more about not only the history of the church.
Posted by Georgina Mandla on 10th Dec 2017

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