Sunday, May 6, 2012
A History of God by Karen Armstrong
Karen Armstrong unravels the history of religion in A History of God:The 4,000 - Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. This exploration of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam explores the similarities and differences as well as the growth and interconnectivity of these three monotheistic religions. Armstrong delves into historic inaccuracies of commonly held beliefs of religion while explaining the origins of those beliefs. Anyone wishing to better understand their own religion or the religions of others will be well-served by reading A History of God. Armstrong brings her theology background to this well-researched, interesting, and enlightening book.
T. L. Cooper grew up on a farm in Tollesboro, Kentucky. She earned a Bachelor of Science from Eastern Kentucky University. Her poems, short stories, articles, and essays have appeared online, in books, and in magazines. Her published work includes a novel, All She Ever Wanted, five books of poetry, and a book of short stories. When not writing, she enjoys yoga, golf, creating plant-based recipes, and traveling. Currently, she resides in Albany, Oregon.