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A History of God: The 4,000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity and Islam
A History of God The 4000-Year Quest of Judaism Christianity and Islam
Author: Karen Armstrong
Why does God exist? How have the three dominant monotheistic religions -- Judaism, Christianity, and Islam -- shaped and altered the conception of God?  How have these religions influenced each other? — In this stunningly intelligent book, Karen Armstrong, one of Britain's foremost commentators on religious affairs, traces the history of...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780345384560
ISBN-10: 0345384563
Publication Date: 8/9/1994
Pages: 460
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3.5 stars, based on 49 ratings
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Ambitious review of the ways in which Judaism, Christianity, and Islam have perceived God, but it is densely written and a very tough read.
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Terrific book--- have read 4 or 5 times and get sdomething new each time
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An excellent examination in evolution of the primary religiions of Christiantiy, Judism and Isalam. Dense reading, but rewarding.
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