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History Of God

A History of God: The 4,000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity and Islam

Why does God exist? How have the three dominant monotheistic religions—Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—shaped and altered the conception of God? How have these religions influenced each other? In this stunningly intelligent book, Karen Armstrong, one of Britain’s foremost commentators on religious affairs, traces the history of how men and women have perceived and experienced God, from the time of Abraham to the present. The epic story begins with the Jews’ gradual transformation of pagan idol worship in Babylon into true monotheism—a concept previously unknown in the world. Read more…

History of Christianity

The Oxford History of Christianity

The Oxford History of Christianity  Now is now available in a compact, more convenient format, offering the same acclaimed text which first appeared in The Oxford Illustrated History of Christianity. Written by a team of expert scholars, this astonishingly comprehensive volume traces the history of Christianity from the Early Church to the present day exploring every aspect of the faith. The opening section takes events from the earliest Christian communities to 1800, and includes chapters on Eastern Christendom, Christianity and Islam, the Reformation, the Enlightenment, and the expansion of Christianity. Read more…

The Talmud Biography

The Talmud: A Biography

A HISTORY OF THE TALMUD BANNED, CENSORED AND BURNED. THE BOOK THEY COULDN’T SUPPRESS Containing nearly two million words in 37 volumes, the Talmud covers topics as diverse as law, faith, medicine, magic, ethics, sex, humor and prayer. It is a highly complex, profoundly logical and frequently impenetrable work with a history like no other. Read more…

Christian History Kindle Book

Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years

A product of electrifying scholarship conveyed with commanding skill, Diarmaid MacCulloch’s Christianity goes back to the origins of the Hebrew Bible and encompasses the globe. It captures the major turning points in Catholic, Protestant, and Orthodox history and fills in often neglected accounts of conversion and confrontation in Africa, Latin America, and Asia. MacCulloch introduces us to monks and crusaders, heretics and reformers, popes and abolitionists, and discover Christianity’s essential role in shaping human history and the intimate lives of men and women. Read more…

Muslim Religion Encyclopedia

Illustrated Encyclopedia of Golden Age of Science and Civilization in Islam

t has taken 30 years of research and development to create this encyclopedia, with the hope for International Scientific Awareness, Inter-Faith Understanding, Sustainable Technological Innovation and a much desired World Peace. Read more…

Pema Chodrin Book

When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times

When Things Fall Apart , and it’s beautiful practicality, is an example of why her teachings have made Pema Chödrön one of the most beloved of contemporary American spiritual authors among Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike. A collection of talks she gave between 1987 and 1994, the book is a treasury of wisdom for going on living when we are overcome by pain and difficulties. Read more…