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"The judges said: "A vibrant insight into the medieval approach to science, full of wonderful anecdotes and personalities.""
--Shortlisted for the Royal Society Prize for Science Books 2010
James Hannam is a graduate of both Oxford and Cambridge where he studied physics and then gained a PhD in the history of science. He lives in Kent with his wife and two children.
Clear and well written account of an interesting period, with enough rigour to seem reliable and enough narrative to stay interesting!Published 2 months ago by Alistair
Fascinating insight into the science of the so-called Dark Ages. The paper is rather coarse and I'm not sure the book will last which is a shame because it was a really interesting... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Catherine Carter
Nicely told history, explains how the flame of learning and ideas was kept alive for a 1000 yearsPublished 12 months ago by Peter James Reid
Amazing how preconceptions can be answered in a clear and informative way , I am only a person with average knowledge so was pleased that it was easy and clear to grasp and tbat... Read morePublished 14 months ago by warwick robertson
James Hannam's book is an excellent read, easy to follow an shows just how much current science is owed to those Christians who wanted to know God through God's creation.Published 16 months ago by Raymond Borrett
informative, indeed educational. Very easy to read and worthwhile. When I've finished this I will certainly read it again
this time more attentively and will probably obtain a... Read more
Good book.Totally demolishes the already discredited conflict theory.James hannam offers very compelling insights in this book. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Ernest Ombayo