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The Grand Inquisitor's Manual

A History of Terror in the Name of God

The Grand Inquisitor's Manual( )
Author: Kirsch, Jonathan
ISBN:978-0-06-173276-8
Publication Date:Sep 2009
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:HarperOne
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.99
Book Description:

The Surprising History and Legacy of the Inquisition

The renowned historian and critic Jonathan Kirsch presents a sweeping history of the Inquisition and the ways in which it has served as the chief model for torture in the West to this day. Ranging from the Knights Templar to the first Protestants; from Joan of Arc to Galileo; from the Inquisition's immense power in Spain after 1492, when the secret tribunals and torture chambers were directed for the first time against Jews...
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Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Religion, Politics & State
Religion / Religious Intolerance, Persecution & Conflict
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.265 x 7.917 x 0.741 Inches
Book Weight:0.55 Pounds
Author Biography
Kirsch, Jonathan (Author)
He is a book columnist for The Los Angeles Times & author of the bestselling & critically acclaimed King david: The Real Life of the Man Who Ruled Israel, Moses: A Life & Harlot by the Side of the Road, writes & lectures widely. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

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