THE GREAT TRANSFORMATION The Beginning of Our Religious Traditions

THE GREAT TRANSFORMATION The Beginning of Our Religious Traditions

By: Armstrong, Karen

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From Karen Armstrong, the bestselling author of "A History of God" and "The Spiral Staircase," comes this extraordinary investigation of a critical moment in the evolution of religious thought.In the ninth century BCE, events in four regions of the civilized world led to the rise of religious traditions that have endured to the present day--the development of Confucianism and Daoism in China, Hinduism and Buddhism in India, monotheism in Israel, and philosophical rationalism in Greece. Armstrong, one of our most prominent religious scholars, examines how these traditions began in response to the violence of their time. Studying figures as diverse as the Buddha and Socrates, Confucius and Jeremiah, Armstrong reveals how these still enduring philosophies can help address our contemporary problems.

Title: THE GREAT TRANSFORMATION The Beginning of Our Religious Traditions

Author Name: Armstrong, Karen

Categories: Religion - History of, Religion,

Publisher: Anchor Books: 2007

ISBN Number: 0385721242

ISBN Number 13: 9780385721240

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Weight: 1.00

Seller ID: 140172

Description: 592 pages

Keywords: History Of Religion,