By David J. Theroux | Saturday April 11, 2015 at 9:28 PM PDT | Comments Off on Another Urban Legend? The Middle Ages Were the “Dark Ages”
As the culture wars intensify in America, let’s consider some of the roots of these contentious conflicts. With the “Age of Enlightenment” of the 17th and 18th centuries, a “modern” narrative was invented to explain the history of the West, the wider world, and humankind’s place in the universe. This narrative claimed that liberty,...
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