God Against the Gods: The History of the War Between Monotheism and Polytheism

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Penguin, 25‏/01‏/2005 - 352 من الصفحات
"Lively… points out that the conflict between the worship of many gods and the worship of one true god never disappeared." —Publishers Weekly

"Jonathan Kirsch has written another blockbuster about the Bible and its world." —David Noel Freedman, Editor-in-Chief of the Anchor Bible Project

"Kirsch tackles the central issue bedeviling the world today - religious intolerance… A timely book, well-written and researched." —Leonard Shlain, author of The Alphabet and the Goddess and Sex, Time and Power

"An intriguing read." —The Jerusalem Report

"A timely tale about the importance of religious tolerance in today’s world." —San Francisco Chronicle

"Kirsch is a fine storyteller with a flair for rendering ancient tales relevant and appealing." —The Washington Post

 

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معاينة المستخدمين  - MarkBeronte - LibraryThing

The story of the suppression of polytheistic religions in the ancient world by the ever more powerful monotheistic religions is well known. Kirsch (The Harlot by the Side of the Road) offers his own ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله

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معاينة المستخدمين  - thcson - LibraryThing

A superficial and boring account of monotheism and polytheism in antiquity. It doesn't even come close to living up to its fancy title. The book contains miscellaneous historical anecdotes but not any ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله

المحتوى

BOOK ONE THE GOD THAT FAILED
CHAPTER TWO WHAT DID PAGANS
CHAPTER THREE TERROR AND TRUE BELIEF
CHAPTER FOUR CONFESSORS AND TRAITORS
BOOK TWO THE WAR OF GOD AGAINST THE GODS
CHAPTER SIX THE HARLOT IN THE BISHOPS
CHAPTER SEVEN THE RULER OF THE WHOLE WORLD
CHAPTER EIGHT THE ORPHANS OF MACELLUM
CHAPTER NINE THE SECRET PAGAN
CHAPTER TEN BEHOLD THE RIVERS ARE RUNNING BACKWARDS
EPILOGUE
Chronology
Bibliography
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Jonathan Kirsch is a book columnist for the Los Angeles Times and author of the bestselling and critically acclaimed King David, Moses, The Harlot by the Side of the Road, and The Woman Who Laughed at God. He lectures and consults widely on biblical, literary, and legal topics and is a past president of PEN Center USA West.

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