A History of God: The 4000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Gramercy Books (1993)
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Over 700,000 copies of the original hardcover and paperback editions of this stunningly popular book have been sold. Karen Armstrong's superbly readable exploration of how the three dominant monotheistic religions of the world—Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—have shaped and altered the conception of God is a tour de force. One of Britain's foremost commentators on religious affairs, Armstrong traces the history of how men and women have perceived and experienced God, from the time of Abraham to the present. From classical philosophy and medieval mysticism to the Reformation, the Enlightenment, and the modern age of skepticism, Armstrong performs the near miracle of distilling the intellectual history of monotheism into one compelling volume.
Keywords God  God Biblical teaching  God (Christianity History of doctrines  God (Islam History of doctrines  God (Judaism History of doctrines  Judaism History  Islam History
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ISBN(s) 0749306920   0679426000   0517223120
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