A History Of God
Publish date: April 22nd 1997
Publisher: Random House Value Publishing
Edition language: English
A good, but very detailed and dry read. Lots of info on the big three religions, including a good section on Islam. Mohammed being a prophet of God and capturing the Koran.
Confession - I did not finish this. It started blissfully, a beautifully written and well annotated history of the Judaic/Christian/Islamic faiths full of fascinating insight.But, even then, progress was slow. And that slow progress shifted from worthwhile absorption to tedious page counting and los...
I know I'm an atheist and all, but I still enjoy Armstrong. Wrote this review several years ago:Rarely does one come across a book that is recognized as erudite, essential, and readable simultaneously. Karen Armstrong's The History of God has brilliantly analyzed the rise of fundamentalism as a rea...
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