The fourth volume in Will Durant's Pulitzer Prize-winningseries, The Age of Faith surveys themedieval achievements and modern significance of Christian, Islamic, and Judaiclife and culture. Like the other volumes in the Story of Civilization series,this is a self-contained work, which at the same time fits into a comprehensivehistory of mankind. It includes the dramatic stories of St. Augustine, Hypatia,Justinian, Mohammed, Harun al-Rashid, Charlemagne, William the Conqueror,Eleanor of Aquitaine, Richard the Lionheart, Saladin, Maimonides, St. Francis,St. Thomas Aquinas, Roger Bacon, and many others, all in the perspective ofintegrated history. The greatest love stories in literature-of Héloise andAbélard, of Dante and Beatrice-are here retold with enthralling scholarship.