God's Jury

The Inquisition and the Making of the Modern World

By Cullen Murphy; Robertson Dean (Narrator)
(Tantor Media, MP3 CD, 9781452656823)

Publication Date: March 2012

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover, Compact Disc, Compact Disc

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Description

The acclaimed author of Are We Rome? brings his highly praised blend of deep research, colorful travelogue, and insightful political analysis to a new history of the Inquisition.




About the Author

Cullen Murphy is the editor at large at Vanity Fair and the former managing editor of the Atlantic Monthly. He is the author of Are We Rome?: The Fall of an Empire and the Fate of America, The Word According to Eve, and the essay collection Just Curious. He is also coauthor of Rubbish!: The Archaeology of Garbage. Cullen lives in Boston, Massachusetts. Robertson Dean has recorded hundreds of audiobooks in most every genre. He's been nominated for several Audie Awards, won nine Earphones Awards, and was named one of AudioFile magazine's Best Voices of 2010. He lives in Los Angeles, where he records books and acts in film, TV, and (especially) on stage.




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Monday, Jan 23, 2012

The Inquisition revolutionized record-keeping and surveillance techniques that are still used today, says Cullen Murphy. His new book God's Jury draws parallels between some of the interrogation techniques used in previous centuries with the ones used today. More at NPR.org

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Sunday, Jan 22, 2012

When it comes to learning an instrument, children have the edge in many respects. Using himself as a guinea pig, psychology professor Gary Marcus resolved to find out whether nonmusical adults have any chance of turning things around. More at NPR.org

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Praise For God's Jury

"When virtue arms itself---beware! Lucid, scholarly, elegantly told, God's Jury is as gripping as it is important." ---James Carroll

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