“[A] wide-ranging investigation...serious students of religion will recognize this as an essential sourcebook.” (Booklist)
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I think is a really good personal journey to religion and it makes sense that he writes in a bias manner, because this is a personal book.Published 2 months ago by Diego Uribe Xacur
Don't expect to get answers to any of the questions in the back of this book. I checked this out of the library in 2016 and all I can say is "false advertising" I'm glad I... Read morePublished 3 months ago by R. Clason
I love this book. It's basically the history of religion. Whether you choose to see Stark's view or not is up to you and for me was irrelevant to my enjoyment of learning about the... Read morePublished 4 months ago by M. Morris
Great start but lost so much ground in merely describing Christianity and Islam that when the conclusion attempted to tie everything up, it lost a lot of its potential force.Published 7 months ago by JC Taiwan
This book is a worthwhile read for anyone who has a desire to explore the possibility and probability that God exists and has revealed himself.
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This was a pretty good book but nothing out of the ordinary for Christian apologists. As a history of religion it is definitely slanted, and heavily, toward the Christian view of... Read morePublished on April 24, 2014 by David S. Wellhauser
This impeccably researched work will challenge your beliefs, whatever they are. Stark does a fine job of laying out the tenants of the major religions in an objective and thorough... Read morePublished on December 13, 2013 by R.C. Kuhlman
I greatly enjoyed this book. Stark gives a very readable and interesting review of the origins of the great religions. Read morePublished on September 17, 2013 by D. Krupp