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I just finished reading James Carroll's book, and I found him to be a brilliant writer.
The statements by several commentators that Carroll does not use primary sources simply shows those readers did not bother to look at the notes.
Many of the secondary sources he uses (such as John Cornwell's discredited book) are not considered serious by professional historians.
I actually haven't read it yet. It was recommended to me, but I won't be able to comment until I read it.Published 15 days ago by DJDC
The history of Christian Civilization and indeed Western-Middle Eastern Civilization has failed to live up to its original promises, has failed to overcome the innate primitiveness... Read morePublished 21 days ago by William E. Baumzweiger, M.D.
This was the most comprehensive study of anti-semitism that I have ever read. The author delves deeply into the historic and social factors that led to the rise of anti-semitism in... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
I had already watched the documentary and forgot that I had when I bought this book. Christians hate Jews... news flash. It was an interesting read. Read morePublished 4 months ago by chris pederson
A long scholarly narrative about the Jewish-Roman Catholic Church conflict through the ages written by James Carroll, an ex-Priest. .Published 5 months ago by Lee Podoll
Excellent examination of Jewish Catholic relations over the past 2000 years. I learned much. I did have a hard time understanding how the author reconciles his antipathy for the... Read morePublished 6 months ago by vernue
A very in depth history and analysis of how the catholic church controlled and portrayed negativity and hostlity towards jews.Published 7 months ago by Saul Hayne
the idea of this book is interesting, & I think the author has a lot to say about the papacy, and how it treated jews. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Historian
Constantine's Sword is a history of the mistreatment of the Jewish people primarily by the Roman Catholic Church, ending with a plea for a Vatican III session to redress this... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Michael