8 edition of A History of God found in the catalog.
October 1, 1994
Written in English
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Description of the book "A History of God": The idea of a single divine being - God, Yahweh, Allah - has existed for over 4, years. But the history of God is also the history of human struggle. While Judaism, Islam and Christianity proclaim the goodness of God, organised religion has too often been the catalyst for violence and ineradicable. A History of God is a rich and comprehensive account of the concept of God across thousands of years of human history. Karen Armstrong, a former nun, focuses on Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, with insights into the work of Western history’s great theologians and philosophers.
The moment I started reading your book, it spoke to my heart and soul. Words fail me to express my gratitude and the loving oneness with all that you encompass. If I could, I would fly to England to talk with you.” AM, Albuquerque – USA “I have been reading your book “The History of God.” I am really enjoying the book. History reveals that the Church grew and multiplied under the leadership of A.J. Tomlinson. In October , God called him home to his eternal reward. A New Era – The Church of Prophecy. Following the death of A.J. Tomlinson, an Overseers Meeting was held, and Milton A. Tomlinson was selected to serve as General Overseer through the next.
In his new book, Aslan takes on a subject even more immense: God, writ large. In layered prose and with thoughtful, accessible scholarship, Aslan narrates the history of religion as one long and remarkably cohesive attempt to understand the divine by giving it human traits and emotions. Yes, the difficulty of demonstrating rationally anything much about God is the focus of my second book, which is Hume’s Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion. This was published almost a hundred years after Spinoza’s Tractatus—again, it was published posthumously, because even in the relatively free-thinking atmosphere of late 18th.
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Be warned: A History of God is not a tidy linear history. Rather, we learn that the definition of God is constantly being repeated, altered, discarded, and resurrected through the ages, responding to its followers' practical concerns rather than to mystical by: A History of God is one of the best books on the general history of the three monotheistic faiths -- Judaism, Christianity, and Islam -- that I've ever read.
To me, the most interesting thing about it is how, once all 3 faiths were established, they tended to move in parallel/5. A History of God By Karen Armstrong A History of God By Karen Armstrong From Abraham to the Present: The 4,year Quest for God Contents: Book Cover (Front) (Back) Scan / Edit Notes Maps Introduction 1 - In the Beginning 2 - One God 3 - A Light to the Gentiles 4 - Trinity: The Christian God 5 - Unity: The God of Islam 6 - The God of IslamFile Size: 2MB.
Be warned: A History of God is not a tidy linear history. Rather, we learn that the definition of God is constantly being repeated, altered, discarded, and resurrected through the ages, responding to its followers' practical concerns rather than to mystical mandates/5().
THE WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLD In this stunningly intelligent book, Karen Armstrong, one of Britain's foremost commentators on religious affairs, traces the history of how men and women have /5(K). KAREN ARMSTRONG is the author of numerous books on religious affairs, including The Case for God, A History of God, The Battle for God, Holy War, Islam, Buddha,and The Great Transformation, as well as a memoir, The Spiral Staircase.
Her work has been translated More about Karen Armstrong Paperback | $ The idea of a single devine being - God, Yahweh, Allah - has existed for over 4, years.
But the history of God is also the history of human struggle. While Judaism, Islam and Christianity proclaim the goodness of God, organised religion has too often been the catalyst for violence and ineradicable prejudice. In this fascinating, extensive and original account of the evolution of belief /5(K).
A History of God is a daring and pioneering work for all of the above reasons. It is also most welcome for finally giving imaginative mysticism the attention and respect it deserves.
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The idea of a single devine being - God, Yahweh, Allah - has existed for over 4, years. But the history of God is also the history of human struggle. While Judaism, Islam and Christianity proclaim the goodness of God, organised religion has too often been the catalyst for violence and ineradicable s: Bill Wilson died.
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Pass It On detailed Wilson's life story. Armstrong traces the history of our conception and understanding of God from the very early days of proto-Jewish paganism, through the development of Jewish monotheism, the development of early Christianity and then Islam, then the influence (via the Islamic world) of ancient Greek philosophy, the rise and fall of mysticism, the upheaval of reformation, the impact of science and reason, and Reviews: Her books include the bestselling A History of God and The Battle for God, as well as Buddha and Islam: A Short History.
Karen Armstrong, author, scholar, and journalist, is among the world's foremost commentators on religious history and culture.5/5(1). - Buy A History of God: The 4, Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity and Islam book online at best prices in India on Read A History of God: The 4, Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity and Islam book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5().
A History of God This is a very information-rich book. Armstrong tackles a history of the three major Western religions, covering the evolution of philosophy and theology in Christianity, Judaism, and Islam since the time of Abraham.
~ Chapters (The God of the Philosophers, The God of the Mystics, A God for Reformers) Perhaps the most interesting sections of the text. In these chapters, history is amalgamated with philosophy: the author explores the 3 major conceptions of God, with how they came about, and then ties them to their implications, doctrines, and perceptions/5().
In that place and state he discovered many things about reality which he shares in this History of Godexplains where god came from, the existence of other gods. The creation of the universes, the galaxies, the planets, and finally life on Earth including humans.
We discover the purpose behind the creation of all of these things. A History of God: The year Quest of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam Summary & Study Guide Description. A History of God: The year Quest of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book.
This study guide contains the following sections. The idea of a single devine being - God, Yahweh, Allah - has existed for over 4, years. But the history of God is also the history of human struggle. While Judaism, Islam and Christianity proclaim the goodness of God, organised religion has too often been the.
In this audiobook, we will look at the history of the three deities making up the bulk of the world's religions and the evolution of the religions formed from the worship of these three deities. We will examine the history and development of Elohim, Yahweh, and Allah. Superb kaleidoscopic history of religion, from an English nun- turned-scholar.
Armstrong (Holy War,etc.) was a nun in the early 's but left her convent in as part of the great wave that defected from religious life at that time. Although her faith grew progressively weaker, her fascination with religion didn't abate, and, even as a nonbeliever, she continues to pursue.
The book starts with the primative humans funeral rites which demostrates a belief in a soul and moves through history to show the progression of humans conception of god.
Very readable and alot of footnotes in the back. As good as Zealot. Originally posted on God: A Human HistoryBrand: Random House Publishing Group.“The History of God” by Karen Armstrong is a comprehensive overview of the history of the development of Judaism, Islam, Christianity, Buddhism, and Hinduism.
Armstrong shares her point of view on religious matters in the introduction, taking the reader on a journey throughout her life’s work.