The Age of Faith
Author: Will Durant
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Release Date: November 28, 2020
s/t: A History of Medieval Civilization-Christian, Islamic & Judaic-from Constantine to Dante: AD 325-1300
The Age of Faith surveys the medieval achievements & modern significance of Christian, Islamic & Judaic life & culture. Like the other volumes in The Story of Civilization, this is a self-contained work, which at the same time fits into a comprehensive history. It includes the dramatic stories of Augustine, Hypatia, Justinian, Mohammed, Harun al-Rashid, Charlemagne, William the Conqueror, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Richard the Lion-Hearted, Saladin, Maimonides, St Francis, Thomas Aquinas, Roger Bacon etc, all in the perspective of integrated history. The greatest love stories in literature—of Héloise & Abélard, of Dante & Beatrice—are here retold with enthralling scholarship.