The Story of Mankind - Chapter 27 through Chapter 33 Summary & Analysis

Hendrik Willem van Loon
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Chapter 27 through Chapter 33 Summary and Analysis

In "Rise of the Church", Rome is a mixture of all types of religion. When Jesus arrives, he preaches of eternal happiness. The Christians begin to anger other religious groups as they gain more members. After many years, the Church becomes recognized by the government. The Church of Rome comes under the lead of Gregory, and the whole of western Europe accepts the Pope as head of the church. In the east, Constantinople is taken over by Turks. In "Mohammed", Mohammed is a camel driver who hears the voice of an angel which leads him to write the Koran. He recruits many followers in Medina. Islam, his religion, succeeds because there are few rules, unlike Christianity, and the faith promises those who fight for Allah acceptance into the holy land. After his death, many leaders follow, including...

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