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Nor, is this a book that you can just read leisurely in one setting, it must be read a second time to be absorbed.
Her sources (she doesn't list a bibliography, so I am going from her notes, as well as the "Suggested Reading" section) are, for the most part, much older.
This book does a great job of tracking the history of God through each of his religions, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
I really wanted to read this book, hoping it would compare the historicity and tenets of all three faiths. I could not read it. Read morePublished 21 hours ago by Watchman
For God, found political mumbo jumbo instead. Although there are lots of words and history, a disappointing presentation to say the least. No inspiration here.Published 11 days ago by Amazon Customer
Ms Armstrong's extensive knowledge of the subject is impressive. Besides covering the similarities and differences between the three monotheistic religions, she also compares them... Read morePublished 13 days ago by Antonio M. Garcia
Most comprehensive history of religion I ever read. Should be required reading for all high school and college students. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Patricia L. Kett
Armstrong is really a brilliant writer and theologian. This is a great book which puts a lot of what we know about the Christian, Jewish, and Muslim religions traditions into... Read morePublished 21 days ago by K. Koumatos
If you can make it through this book, u will have a good understanding of world religion. I loved it, learned so much, will probably read it again! Read morePublished 24 days ago by marybeane
A history of God ! What a difficult topic. Karen Armstrong with her many books has done a great job on this subject, not that she will ever succeed to explain the Ousia or... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Habib Anwar