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'The Art of the Impossible: All Christian History in One Book (or six hours of TV)'

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In the Phoenix Society’s last talk of the term, Oxford Professor of the History of the Church Diarmaid MacCulloch discusses writing his new history of Christianity and the making of its associated BBC TV series. In this work, Prof. MacCulloch refocuses the story to show what an unexpected product modern Western Christianity is from an Eastern religion whose centre might easily have been Baghdad rather than Rome, and he emphasises the power of ideas to reshape human affairs.

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