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Tremendous insight and knowledge and extremely readable.
It's indicative of the superficiality of the author's anthropological knowledge that he doesn't seem to have encountered this fact, either.
Wade has done a masterful job of illustrating the common elements in many religions and tracing them to their historic roots.
This is a wonderful journey through human history. I never thought about the evolution of religion before the rise of monotheism in the middle east, nor entertained the idea of it... Read morePublished 20 hours ago by Louise Radanovich
That religions start, evolve and endure are a tribute to the starting, evolution and endurance of rumors in the office. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Fred Bichl
After reading his earlier work "Before the Dawn" I knew this would be good and it is. Now I am reading " How to Read the Bible" to learn more from James Kugel... Read morePublished 18 days ago by L. barthel
This book is very good and explains much about why humans need any religion. I would recommend it to anyone who is curious about why we have religion and about the beginnings of... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Ron Rey
Fascinating treatment of how morality evolved and changed into religiosity in human beings. Very we'll written and authoritativePublished 2 months ago by Ron Fannin
a wake up call for the modern world and something to think about when concerning Hobby Lobe issuesPublished 3 months ago by Bobby Palmer
Well written succinct account of the development of religion all over the world. Mr. Wade does not attempt to talk us out of religious behavior but does try to demonstrate the... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Richard L. Myerowitz