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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 t.

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PDF/EPUB Karen Armstrong ¹ ¹ A History of God The 4000 Year uest of Judaism Karen Armstrong a comparative religion specialist is the author of numerous books on religion including The Case for God A History of God The Battle for God Holy War Islam Buddha and Fields of Blood as well as a memoir The Spiral Staircase Her work has been translated into 45 languages In 2008 she was awarded the TED Prize and began working with TED on the Charter for Compassion

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    PDF/EPUB Karen Armstrong ¹ ¹ A History of God The 4000 Year uest of Judaism history epub, 4000 pdf, year pdf, uest kindle, judaism book, christianity pdf, islam ebok, A History pdf, of God epub, of God The 4000 book, History of God book, History of God The 4000 kindle, A History of God The 4000 Year uest of Judaism Christianity and Islam EpubA MAJOR PROBLEM WITH RELIGIONYou may have already thought of a few but this is my current thingReligious thought is metaphorical and the constant danger is that the unlettered will take the metaphor literally For instance the Holy Trinity in Christianity sorting out a satisfactory formula expressing the relatio


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    PDF/EPUB Karen Armstrong ¹ ¹ A History of God The 4000 Year uest of Judaism history epub, 4000 pdf, year pdf, uest kindle, judaism book, christianity pdf, islam ebok, A History pdf, of God epub, of God The 4000 book, History of God book, History of God The 4000 kindle, A History of God The 4000 Year uest of Judaism Christianity and Islam EpubThis is at once a very simple and a very complex book Simple in its argument complex in the array of detail marshalled to tell Armstrong's storyHer view it seemed to me was firstly that monotheism was wide spread well beyond the limits of Judaism Christianity and Islam but that there was always a tension between two basic ideas within that belief across all these religions On the one hand a faith in an objective reality of something like an old man with a beard out there somewhere who was generally keen on smiting people on the other hand a subjective individual striving within oneself that can lead to a sense


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    PDF/EPUB Karen Armstrong ¹ ¹ A History of God The 4000 Year uest of Judaism history epub, 4000 pdf, year pdf, uest kindle, judaism book, christianity pdf, islam ebok, A History pdf, of God epub, of God The 4000 book, History of God book, History of God The 4000 kindle, A History of God The 4000 Year uest of Judaism Christianity and Islam EpubThis is one of those books that make me feel woefully deficient in a certain subject Having never taken a comparative religion class and in fact bordering on an antiestablishment stance when it comes to organized religion I can only conclude that this book was not the


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    PDF/EPUB Karen Armstrong ¹ ¹ A History of God The 4000 Year uest of Judaism history epub, 4000 pdf, year pdf, uest kindle, judaism book, christianity pdf, islam ebok, A History pdf, of God epub, of God The 4000 book, History of God book, History of God The 4000 kindle, A History of God The 4000 Year uest of Judaism Christianity and Islam EpubIf I could give a book six stars I would give them to this book I feel like I learned something new on nearly every page This book is truly a history book on a grand scale It reminds me of the type of history Will Durrant wrote where he would take a period of time and write extensively about all the facets of history within that time Armstrong on the other hand takes just one facet of history and writes extensively about it over a long 4000 year period of time Reading it has allowed me to see patterns and connections in history that I never considered before I know I will continue to think upon what she said and use it as I try to make sense of the worldAnd to make it even better I learned recently that Karen Armstrong was a winner of the 2008 TED prize I highly recommend her talk where


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    PDF/EPUB Karen Armstrong ¹ ¹ A History of God The 4000 Year uest of Judaism history epub, 4000 pdf, year pdf, uest kindle, judaism book, christianity pdf, islam ebok, A History pdf, of God epub, of God The 4000 book, History of God book, History of God The 4000 kindle, A History of God The 4000 Year uest of Judaism Christianity and Islam EpubThe Tendencies of ReligionsA facebook conversationStarted with this post with the following Ambedkar uote The Hindus criticise the Mahomedans for having spread their religion by the use of the sword They also ridicule Christianity on the score of the InuisitionBut really speaking who is better and worthy of our respect—the Mahomedans and Christians who attempted to thrust down the throats of unwilling persons what they regarded as necessary for their salvation or the Hindu who would not spread the light who would endeavour to keep others in darkness who would not consent to share his intellectual and social inheritance with those who are ready and willing to make it a part of their own make up?I have no hesitation in saying that if the Mahomedan has been cruel the Hindu has been mean; and meanness is worse than crueltyResponse Professor XWhat is worse?A Use force to make others join your faithB Use force to keep out of those who wan


  8. Jan Jan says:

    PDF/EPUB Karen Armstrong ¹ ¹ A History of God The 4000 Year uest of Judaism history epub, 4000 pdf, year pdf, uest kindle, judaism book, christianity pdf, islam ebok, A History pdf, of God epub, of God The 4000 book, History of God book, History of God The 4000 kindle, A History of God The 4000 Year uest of Judaism Christianity and Islam EpubKaren Armstrong is a former Catholic nun and studied at Oxford Her book The Spiral Staircase is a good description of the struggles that led to her leaving the convent There have been several good books written on the historic Jesus Christ but very few on the historic God As other reviewers have noted this is a somewhat scholarly book which it would have to be if one wanted to thoughtfully trace back man’s evolving beliefs on God And yes over a sweep of 4000 years evolving is clearly the correct wordIf you apply the same tools to the study of history of God that one would apply to the study of history of anything over 4000 years you will see it through the lens of different periods of time Perhaps somewhat unfortunately for religion and for God we are in a period marked by the predominance of rationality Ever since Kant philosophers have admitted the existence of a god cannot be logically supported and of course Kant still willingly chose to believeSo w


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    PDF/EPUB Karen Armstrong ¹ ¹ A History of God The 4000 Year uest of Judaism history epub, 4000 pdf, year pdf, uest kindle, judaism book, christianity pdf, islam ebok, A History pdf, of God epub, of God The 4000 book, History of God book, History of God The 4000 kindle, A History of God The 4000 Year uest of Judaism Christianity and Islam EpubI haven't finished reading the book I still plan to though but not in one sitting The official blurb' Over 700000 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'My reading is going extremely slow merely because it reuires concentration to read the book and I suspect


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    PDF/EPUB Karen Armstrong ¹ ¹ A History of God The 4000 Year uest of Judaism history epub, 4000 pdf, year pdf, uest kindle, judaism book, christianity pdf, islam ebok, A History pdf, of God epub, of God The 4000 book, History of God book, History of God The 4000 kindle, A History of God The 4000 Year uest of Judaism Christianity and Islam EpubNuances Of The Religious Tradition This was a great book that seriously seriously bolstered my understanding of the history of God and has ultimately ignited an interest in me to read further books on the specific areas of religious practice there is a massive 'further reading' section at the back that I look forward to


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