The Evolution of God

The Evolution of God

Book - 2009 | 1st ed.
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In this sweeping, dazzling journey through history, Robert Wright unveils a discovery of crucial importance to the present moment: there is a pattern in the evolution Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, and a "hidden code" in their scriptures. Through the prisms of archeology, theology, anthropology, and evolutionary psychology, Wright repeatedly overturns conventional wisdom to show how and why religion can strengthen the social order-even in an age of globalization-and explains why modern science is not only compatible with religion, but actively affirms the validity of the religious quest.

Vast in scope and thrilling in ambition, The Evolution of God brilliantly alters our understanding of God and where He came from-and where He and we are going next.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, c2009.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780316067447
9780316734912
0316734918
Branch Call Number: 200.9
Characteristics: 567 p. ; 24 cm.

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Nov 16, 2009

rational and realistic interpretation of how the big three western religions evolved, and a bit about how they may improve their current strained relations (his non-zero sum view),

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