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Peter Heather is Professor of Medieval History at King's College London, and author of The Fall of the Roman Empire, Empires and Barbarians, and The Restoration of Rome.
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Heather rightly challenges aspects of evangelical historiography even if he falls short in other areas.

Full review here: https://americanreformer.org/2023/11/review-christendom-the-triumph-of-religion/
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rdhasler | Nov 14, 2023 |
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Accitanus | 26 andre anmeldelser | Aug 31, 2023 |
history of Roman & barbarians
 
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SrMaryLea | 26 andre anmeldelser | Aug 23, 2023 |
It took me longer than normal to get through this - there is a lot in this book - but I enjoyed it greatly. It draws themes from the post-Roman world and traces them through to the Carolingian era and the rise of the Papacy as a true pan-European force in medieval times; the great strength of the book, however, is in tracing why this was not some inevitable and seamless transition of power from Roman Empire to Roman Church. The anti-Whiggish tone is refreshing and thought-provoking, and Heather's writing style keeps you engaged even when the themes being explored are very complex and full of contingencies.… (mere)
 
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