7 edition of The Battle for God found in the catalog.
November 1, 2001
by Kregel Academic & Professional
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||256|
The Battle for God is original in its thesis and in its understanding; as a history of religious ideas it is fascinating, and as an explanation of one of the most destabilizing forces at large in the world today it is : Includes at end: The battle for God: a reader's guide / Karen Armstrong. Description: xviii, ,  pages ; 21 cm: Contents: pt. 1. The old world and the new. Jews: the precursors () ; Muslims: the conservative spirit () ; Christians: brave new world () --Jews and Muslims modernize () --pt. 2.
In The Battle for God, Karen Armstrong brilliantly and sympathetically shows us how and why fundamentalist groups came into existence and what they yearn to see the West in the sixteenth century beginning to create an entirely new kind of civilization, which brought in its wake change in every aspect of life -- often painful and. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.
The Battle for Your Mind. Turning Point Dr. David Jeremiah. The great teacher and theologian Oswald Chambers wrote, “Your mind is the greatest gift God has given you and it ought to be devoted entirely to Him. You should seek to be ‘bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ’ (2 Corinthians ). This will be one. The Book of Revelation describes a war in heaven between angels led by the Archangel Michael against those led by "the dragon", identified as the devil or Satan, who will be defeated and thrown down to the earth. Revelation's war in heaven is related to the idea of fallen angels, and possible parallels have been proposed in the Hebrew Bible and the Dead Sea ScrollsLocation: Heaven.
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Blending history, sociology, and spirituality, The Battle for God is a compelling and compassionate study of a radical form of religious expression that is critically shaping the course of world by: The Battle For God describes the aspects of the histories of the three great monotheisms (Judaism, Christianity, and Islam) which led to the rise of modern fundamentalism in all three.
In the process, she explores some of the commonalities of /5. In The Battle for God, Karen Armstrong brilliantly and sympathetically shows us how and why fundamentalist groups came into existence and what they yearn to accomplish.
We see the West in the sixteenth century beginning to create an entirely new kind of civilization, which brought in its wake change in every aspect of life -- often painful and violent, even if liberating/5().
In The Battle for God, Karen Armstrong brilliantly and sympathetically shows us how and why fundamentalist groups came into existence and what they yearn to accomplish.
We see the West in the sixteenth century beginning to create an entirely new kind of civilization, which brought in its wake change in every aspect of life -- often painful and violent, even if liberating. The Battle for God book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. An authoritative response to neotheism--the widely debated recent theol /5(15).
The Battle for God By KAREN ARMSTRONG Knopf. Fundamentalists do not regard this battle as a conventional political struggle, but experience it as a cosmic war between the forces of good and evil. They fear annihilation, and try to fortify their beleaguered identity by means of a selective retrieval of certain doctrines and practices of the.
In The Battle for God, Karen Armstrong brilliantly and sympathetically shows us how and why fundamentalist groups came into existence and what they yearn to /5(9). Rankin correctly portrays the enemy and his goals, as well as the purpose of our existence, in his book.
Other than the length of his chapters outweighing the applicable content in the chapters, Rankin fully addressed the topic at hand and provides a definitive read on spiritual warfare for the believer today/5(41). Description of the book "The Battle for God": In our supposedly secular age governed by reason and technology, fundamentalism has emerged as an overwhelming force in every major world religion.
Why. This is the fascinating, disturbing question that bestselling author Karen Armstrong addresses in her brilliant new book The Battle for God. Excerpt from The Battle For God by Karen Armstrong, plus links to reviews, author biography & more.
Summary reject the discoveries of biology and physics about the origins of life and insist that the Book of Genesis is scientifically sound in every detail. At a time when many are throwing off the shackles of the past, Jewish. The Battle for God Book Summary and Study Guide. The Battle for God Karen Armstrong Alfred A.
Knopf,pp. (plus notes). Click here to see the rest of this review. ISBN: This book is an examination of religious fundamentalism in the twentieth century. Protestant fundamentalism has been visible on the American political. In The Battle for God, Karen Armstrong brilliantly and sympathetically shows us how and why fundamentalist groups came into existence and what they yearn to accomplish.
We see the West in the sixteenth century beginning to create an entirely new kind of civilization, which brought in its wake change in every aspect of life — often painful and violent, even if liberating.4/4(26).
The Battle For God Karen Armstrong's discussion of fundamentalist movements within Christianity, Judaism and Islam pre-dates the Sept 11 terrorist attacks.
But those who seek an understanding of the causes of that tragedy will find much in this book to commend it. The Battle for God by Karen Armstrong in CHM, DOC, TXT download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader.
All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws%(). Karen Armstrong is the author of numerous books on religion, including Fields of Blood, A History of God, The Battle for God, Holy War, Islam, Buddha, and Fields of Bloos, as well as a memoir, The Spiral Staircase.
Her work has been translated into forty-five by: Winning the Battle for the Night: God's Plan for Sleep, Dreams and Revelation This book reading is infused of the Holy Spirit from the beginning to the end and as we know the Holy Spirit is also into being practical.
Faith Blatchford certainly captured the smooth and peaceful character of God and clearly and lovingly explains not only her very own story with sleep but why and how to put our night back in the /5(32). "The Battle for God" can be read as four parallel volumes, and I would recommend readers to go completely through each of the four threads Cited by: The Battle for God By Karen Armstrong.
An examination of the militant and vociferous voices of fundamentalists in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam from a period covering - Book Review by Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat.
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A completed god book can also be used to. In The Battle for God, Karen Armstrong gives satisfying attention to this ever-frustrating, ever-enduring issue. She shows the tense relationship between mainstream society and fundamentalists to be the result of resistance to an aggressive move towards modernization.
Read free book excerpt from The Battle For God by Karen Armstrong, page 4 of 5.The Battle for God. Former nun and A History of God iconoclast Armstrong delves deeply once again into the often violent histories of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, this time exploring the rise of fundamentalist enclaves in all three religions.The Battle for God.
By Karen Armstrong Knopf. pp. $ Reviewed by Laura F. Winner, who is the author, with Randall Balmer, of the forthcoming "Contemporary American Protestantism.".