A history of God: the 4000-year quest of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

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A.A. Knopf :
Pub. Date:
1993.
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1st American ed.
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English
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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.
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subject_facet God (Islam) -- History of doctrines, God (Judaism) -- History of doctrines, God -- Biblical teaching, God -- Comparative studies, God -- History of doctrines, Islam -- Doctrines -- History, Judaism -- Doctrines -- History
title_display A history of God : the 4000-year quest of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
title_full A history of God : the 4000-year quest of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam / by Karen Armstrong
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title_sub the 4000-year quest of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
topic_facet Biblical teaching, Doctrines, God, God (Islam), God (Judaism), History, History of doctrines, Islam, Judaism