Cullen Murphy - God's Jury

Monday, January 23, 2012 - 7:00pm
In his comprehensive history of the Inquisition, Murphy, editor-at-large for Vanity Fair and the author of Are We Rome?, chronicles an institution with a longer lifespan and a wider reach than most people suspect. Established by the Catholic Church in 1231, the Inquisition lasted into the 20th century. Charged with rooting out heretics, it developed techniques of surveillance, censorship, and interrogation that have since been adopted by other organizations.
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God's Jury: The Inquisition and the Making of the Modern World Cover Image
ISBN: 9780618091560
Availability: Special Order—Subject to Availability
Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - January 17th, 2012

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