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.

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