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The book flows through rich, clear prose, relying on exquisite, sometimes graphic anecdote and citation.
At a time when in some circles it is considered chic or enlightened to attack religion, this book provides an exceptional and effective `defense of faith.'
Brog shows clearly in his book how this failed past societies and shows the role that our Judeo-Christian faith has played in shaping Western Civilization.
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This book is not really a defense of faith, and perhaps it could have done with a different title. It is an excellent, well written, well researched and often amazing and inspiring... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Yoram Hazony
In his Preface David Brog tells us that "throughout the ages" humans have treated those outside their group or tribe quite cruelly -- killing them, enslaving them, and so on. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Tom Mates
From eugenics to slavery, infantcide to genocide, Marx to Hitler, Brog takes the reader through the atrocities of Western civilization and chronicles the role that the... Read morePublished on May 22, 2012 by Christine Davisson
Readers from a variety of backgrounds will find this book provides a captivating discussion of the Judeo-Christian contribution to the modern Western world view. Read morePublished on January 25, 2012 by Ari Morgenstern
Extremely disappointing. I only read a small part of the book due to the amount of incorrect information. Read morePublished on January 15, 2012 by Jeff Lutz
This is one of those books that I felt gave me some good background information and topics to think further about. However, it sounded very progressive; social justice, etc. Read morePublished on December 13, 2011 by TuffCookie
When I heard Dennis Prager describe this book,I was excited to get it - despite the drab cover and marketing. Read morePublished on August 23, 2011 by SK Christian
In Defense of Faith: The Judeo-Christian Idea and the Struggle for Humanity
Althought this is an excellent coverage from the Judeo-Christian point of view, it lacks... Read more