Discovering God: The Origins of the Great Religions and the Evolution of Belief

Paperback | December 2, 2008

byRodney Stark

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Winner of the 2008 Christianity Today Award of Merit in Theology/Ethics

The History of God

In Discovering God, award-winning sociologist Rodney Stark presents a monumental history of the origins of the great religions from the Stone Age to the Modern Age and wrestles with the central questions of religion and belief.

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Winner of the 2008 Christianity Today Award of Merit in Theology/EthicsThe History of God In Discovering God, award-winning sociologist Rodney Stark presents a monumental history of the origins of the great religions from the Stone Age to the Modern Age and wrestles with the central questions of religion and belief.

Rodney Stark is the Distinguished Professor of the Social Sciences at Baylor University. His thirty books on the history and sociology of religion includeThe Rise of Christianity,Cities of God,For the Glory of God,Discovering God, andThe Victory of Reason: How Christianity Led to Freedom, Capitalism, and Western Success. Stark received...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:496 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.24 inPublished:December 2, 2008Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Book I loved this book, I couldn't imagine a more thoughtful examination of the history of God.
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“[A] wide-ranging investigation...serious students of religion will recognize this as an essential sourcebook.”