The Battle for God ePub download
by Karen Armstrong
- ISBN: 0679435972
- ISBN13: 978-0679435976
- ePub: 1299 kb | FB2: 1840 kb
- Language: English
- Category: World
- Publisher: Knopf; 1 edition (March 7, 2000)
- Pages: 464
- Rating: 4.2/5
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Armstrong's opening line summarizes the theme of her book
Armstrong's opening line summarizes the theme of her book. One of the startling developments of the late 20th century has been the emergence within every major religious tradition of a militant piety known as fundamentalism. She doesn't set off on an attack of religion, but rather explains in her view why this has taken place.
The Battle for God traces the history of the rise of fundamentalism in the three major monotheistic faiths
The Battle for God book. I've grown to appreciate Karen Armstrong from her book on Islam and her autobiography of her time in a convent, Through the Narrow Gate.
The Battle for God book. She is a reliable guide through the labyrinthine world of religion, a master of pulling the underlying psychological motivation from mysterious practices.
Why? This is the fascinating, disturbing question that bestselling author Karen Armstrong addresses in her brilliant new book The Battle for God. Writing with the broad perspective and deep understanding of human spirituality that. Writing with the broad perspective and deep understanding of human spirituality that won huge audiences for A History of God, Armstrong illuminates the spread of militant piety as a phenomenon peculiar to our moment in history. In our supposedly secular age governed by reason and technology, fundamentalism has emerged as an overwhelming force in every major world religion. Why? This is the fascinating, disturbing question that bestselling author Karen Armstrong addresses in her brilliant new book The Battle for God.
Шрифт:Меньше АаБольше Аа. KAREN ARMSTRONG The Battle for Go. We need to understand how our world has changed. KAREN ARMSTRONG The Battle for God. Fundamentalism in Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The first part of this book will, therefore, go back to the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries, when the people of Western Europe had begun to develop their new science. We will also examine the mythical piety of the premodern agrarian civilization, so that we can see how the old forms of faith worked.
The Battle for God, Armstrong, Karen. Варианты приобретения. This book shows how the events that took place in seventh century Arabia have huge lessons to teach us about the events of our time and how this remarkable man and his life can significantly help us to understand and face the numerous predicaments we face in our world.
A Conversation with Karen Armstrong Karen Armstrong was interviewed by Jonathan Kirsch, a book columnist for . I called my book The Battle for God not just because it was a snappy title but because I saw a society that is so polarized that the two sides are not yet ready to come to the table.
A Conversation with Karen Armstrong Karen Armstrong was interviewed by Jonathan Kirsch, a book columnist for the Los Angeles Times who writes and lectures widely on biblical, literary, and legal top-ics. He is the author of the best-selling and critically acclaimed books King David, Moses: A Life, and The Harlot by the Side of the Road. Both sides are cowering in their corners and looking out at the same world but they don’t see the same thing. We’ve got to learn to listen.
The Battle for God is original in its thesis and in its understanding; as a history of religious ideas it is fascinating, and as an explanation of one of the most destabilizing forces at large in the world today it is extraordinary. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.