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History of God The 4,000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity and Islam

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ISBN-10: 0345384563

ISBN-13: 9780345384560

Edition: 1993 (Reprint)

Authors: Karen Armstrong

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"An admirable and impressive work of synthesis that will give insight and satisfaction to thousands of lay readers." 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 perceived and experienced God, from the time of Abraham to the present. From classical philsophy and medieval mysticism to the Reformation, the Enlightenment, and the modern age of skepticism, Karen Armstrong performs the near miracle of distilling the intellectual history of monotheism into one superbly readable volume, destined to take its place as a classic.
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 8/9/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Karen Armstrong is one of the foremost commentators on religious affairs in both Britain and the United States. She spent seven years as a Roman Catholic nun and received a degree at Oxford University.

Mapsp. vii
Introductionp. xvii
In the Beginningp. 3
One Godp. 40
A Light to the Gentilesp. 79
Trinity: The Christian Godp. 107
Unity: The God of Islamp. 132
The God of the Philosophersp. 170
The God of the Mysticsp. 209
A God for Reformersp. 257
Enlightenmentp. 293
The Death of God?p. 346
Does God Have a Future?p. 377
Glossaryp. 401
Notesp. 409
Suggestions for Further Readingp. 427
Indexp. 437
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