This ebook consists of a summary of the ideas, viewpoints and facts presented by Rodney Stark in his book "The Victory of Reason: How Christianity Led to Freedom, Capitalism, and Western Success". This summary offers a concise overview of the entire book in less than 30 minutes reading time. However this work does not replace in any case Rodney Stark's book. Stark argues that Christianity and its institutions are responsible for the most significant breakthroughs of the past millennium.
He believes that Christianity is what made the difference between the success and the failure of the West.