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I picked this book up for my college class it was in good condition and what I needed.
Did not read all of it, but what I did read served the class well.
Quality work product reviewing the myth/myths surrounding the misused/abused inquisition phenomena. Suddenly the Roman Catholic Church, Spain and Portugal don't look so bad, do... Read morePublished 15 months ago by R T von Koch
There's nothing much I can say here that the other four- and five-star reviewers haven't said already, so let me just add three things:
1) Peters' book makes good use of... Read more
The author brings out some interesting points.
Such as did the Inquisition exist in the way it is most thought of? Read more
holy boring book of death. this book was bland beyond bland. the artwork selected for this book was the only thing good about it. Read morePublished on April 17, 2007 by Satan
Peters has provided an invaluable analysis of the Inquisition. For the longest time, the Inquisition (especially the Spanish Inquisition) has been a mainstay of rationalistic... Read morePublished on July 6, 2006 by Jan Peczkis
This book contains good historical information related to the inquisitions. Although this book shows that the inquisition was not as powerful as people make it out to be that... Read morePublished on May 31, 2006 by Daniel Night
Peter's book as many have previously clearly and rightfully stated, is a "whitewash" which downplays the true horrors of the Inquisition. Read morePublished on March 17, 2003