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The case for God : what religion really means

Author: Karen Armstrong
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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There is widespread confusion about the nature of religious truth. For the first time in history, a significantly large number of people want nothing to do with God. Mlitant atheists preach a gospel of godlessness with the zeal of missionaries and find an eager audience.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Armstrong
ISBN: 9780099524038 0099524031
OCLC Number: 768487217
Notes: Originally published: London: Bodley Head, 2009.
Description: 376 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Karen Armstrong.

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Tracing the history of faith from the Palaeolithic Age to the present, the author shows that meaning of words such as 'belief', 'faith', and 'mystery' has been entirely altered, so that atheists and  Read more...

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