In Five Cities That Ruled the World Douglas Wilson recounts in compelling detail how Jerusalem, Athens, Rome, London and New York all exerted an immense influence upon global culture affecting even our present day. Wilson shares how each city directed wealth and power, influenced faith and belief, commanded fear and allegiance, and provoked countless wars and conquests while ultimately shaping the world we live in today. Gain an insightful perspective of world history by reading about the critical moments that birthed history's most influential cities.
In Five Cities that Ruled the World, theologian Douglas Wilson fuses together, in compelling detail, the critical moments birthed in historys most influential cities ---Jerusalem, Athens, Rome, London, and New York.
Douglas Wilson is a senior fellow of theology at New Saint Andrews College. Wilson isthe author of numerous books on education, theology, and culture, including: The Case for Classical Christian Education , Recovering the Lost Tools of Learning , Mother Kirk , and Angels in the Architecture , as well as biographies on both Anne Bradstreet and John Knox.
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