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God: A Human History [Paperback-2017]
Reza Aslan
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Category:Religion- General Religion
Publisher: Bantam Uk | ISBN: 9780593079836 | Pages: 385

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Zealot and host of Believer explores humanity s quest to make sense of the divine, and sounds a call to embrace a deeper, more expansive understanding of God. In Zealot, Reza Aslan replaced the staid, well-worn portrayal of Jesus of Nazareth with a startling new image of the man in all his contradictions. In his new book, Aslan takes on a subject even more immense: God, writ large. In layered prose and with thoughtful, accessible scholarship, Aslan narrates the history of religion as one long and remarkably cohesive attempt to understand the divine by giving it human traits and emotions. According to Aslan, this innate desire to humanize God is hardwired in our brains, making it a central feature of nearly every religious tradition. As Aslan writes, "Whether we are aware of it or not, and regardless of whether we re believers or not, what the vast majority of us think about when we think about God is a divine version of ourselves." But this projection is not without consequences. We bestow upon God not just all that is good in human nature--our compassion, our thirst for justice--but all that is bad in it: our greed, our bigotry, our penchant for violence. All these qualities inform our religions, cultures, and governments. More than just a history of our understanding of God, this book is an attempt to get to the root of this humanizing impulse in order to develop a more universal spirituality. Whether you believe in one God, many gods, or no god at all, God: A Human History will challenge the way you think about the divine and its role in our everyday lives. Advance praise for God "Breathtaking in its scope and controversial in its claims, God: A Human History shows how humans from time immemorial have made God in their own image, and argues that they should now stop. Writing with all the verve and brilliance we have come to expect from his pen, Reza Aslan has once more produced a book that will prompt reflection and shatter assumptions."--Bart D. Ehrman, author of How Jesus Became God "Reza Aslan offers so much to relish in his excellent human history of God. In tracing the commonalities that unite religions, Aslan makes truly challenging arguments that believers in many traditions will want to mull over, and to explore further. This rewarding book is very ambitious in its scope, and it is thoroughly grounded in an impressive body of reading and research."--Philip Jenkins, author of Crucible of Faith

About the Author

Reza Aslan is an internationally acclaimed writer and scholar of religions. His first book, " god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam, " has been translated into thirteen languages and named by Blackwell as one of the hundred most important books of the last decade. He is also the author of "How to Win a Cosmic War: God, Globalization, and the End of the War on Terror" (published in paperback as "Beyond Fundamentalism"), as well as the editor of "Tablet & Pen: Literary Landscapes from the Modern Middle East." Born in Iran, he lives in New York and Los Angeles with his wife and two sons.

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