A History of God
" 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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Review: A History of God: The 4,000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity, and IslamUser Review - Charissa - Goodreads
Totally not what I expected of Karen Armstrong. Instead of her usual easy to read style this book is dense, dull and tedious. A lot of the things she covers in the first 3 chapters is information I ... Read full review
Review: A History of God: The 4,000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity, and IslamUser Review - Daughters Of Abraham - Goodreads
This is an important and complete book! However, it is written an with academic audience in mind. This is an excellent book for a new group, however, only if the group agrees to read something this ... Read full review