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(Penguin Special. 9d.) MR. H. G. WELLS has no difficulty in presenting in this book a concise and effective historical criticism of the political machina- tions of the. This is an authorized Web site of Jehovah’s Witnesses. It is a research tool for publications in various languages produced by Jehovah’s Witnesses. Crux Ansata, subtitled ‘An Indictment of the Roman Catholic Church’ by H. G. Wells is a (96 page) wartime book first published in by Penguin Books.

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A History of Histories. The Age of the Great Powers. Wells did not realize that even at that very moment there were other atheists out there in his beloved China and Russia — atheists who took quite seriously their realization that Christianity was wrong and therefore its morals must be wrong — slaughtering innocent millions because they didn’t fit the paradigm of his brave new world. A Concise History of Monks and Monasteries. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Gareth marked it as to-read Aug 13, Hendrik Willem van Loon. In the jangle of these incompatibles the Church, trying desperately answta get on with its unifying task, became dogmatic and resorted to arbitrary authority. Bernard [Christmas Summary Classics].

Crux Ansata: An Indictment of the Roman Catholic Church by H.G. Wells

Applemonkeyman marked it as to-read May 11, Ionica Robert marked it as to-read Jun 16, New Worlds for Old: Table of Contents The impotence of biblical studies Jesus mythicism on the upswing… Mythicism on the cusp of history—Pt. Joseph Fike marked it as to-read Mar 26, Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The belief that reason is capable of discovering truth is an old Christian superstition that depends, with total unsubstantiated faith, upon a belief in the It is an interesting, though not entirely ironic, feature of atheism that more than not its best arguments against Christianity are those which are made upon the principles it derives, through its own cultural heritage, from Christianity.


Bob rated it liked it Feb 09, Quotes from Crux Ansata: Although Wells toyed briefly with the idea of a “divine will” in his book, God the Invisible Kingit was a temporary aberration.

Wells attacks the Catholic Church first and foremost because he sees the Church as the primary opponent of the modern socialist project at the head of which project Mr. Catnolic Ansata is online here. Views Read Edit View history. This page was last edited on 8 Februaryat Return to Book Page. Book review with excerpts Part One H.

Sean Stevens marked it as to-read Jan 23, He was also an outspoken socialist. The Autocracy of Mr. Wells cares at all.

Froude’s History Of England. The Thirteenth Greatest of Centuries. An excellent writer, Wells furnishes a brief but cogent survey of the history of Christianity since Constantine.

Rod marked it as to-read Jan 04, The Anatomy of Frustration. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

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They were intolerant of doubts and questions, not because they were sure of their faith, but because they were not. Though Wells is uncompromising in his criticism of Catholicism, however, one should not suppose that his book is a one-dimensional tirade.


The belief that reason is capable of discovering truth is an old Christian superstition that depends, with total unsubstantiated faith, upon a belief in the reasonableness of the world, the trustworthiness of the human senses and rational faculties, and, as if those were not enough, upon the attainable of truth itself.

The Pope, the Kings and the People: Dom Kelly added it Oct 28, Beacon Lights of History Complete. This bold and outspoken attack on the Roman Catholic church is one of the most provocative books of our times. I have heard that around the 11 century, the Catholics forcibly converted Orthodox to the Latin church in Italy and closed many Greek monasteries.

T rated it liked it Dec 16, It is the completest, most highly organized system of prejudices and antagonisms in existence. It would be useful to write on that. Patrick Smith marked it as to-read Sep 11, Wells created a mild scandal when he divorced his cousin to marry one of his best students, Amy Catherine Robbins.