The Evolution of God

The Evolution of God

In this sweeping, dazzling journey through history, Robert Wright unveils a discovery of crucial importance to the present moment: there is a pattern in the evolution Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, and a “hidden code” in their scriptures. Through the prisms of archeology, theology, anthropology, and evolutionary psychology, Wright repeatedly overturns conventional wisdom to show how and why religion can strengthen the social order-even in an age of globalization-and explains why modern science is not only compatible with religion, but actively affirms the validity of the religious quest. Vast in scope and thrilling in ambition, The Evolution of God brilliantly alters our understanding of God and where He came from-and where He and we are going next.
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Genre: Mind, Body, Spirit / Religion / History

On Sale: May 3rd 2010

Price: $18

Page Count: 592

ISBN-13: 9780316067447

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Praise

PRAISE FOR NONZERO:

"An original, accessible and thought-provoking view of history...full of rich detail, ingenious insight and bold argument."
The Economist
PRAISE FOR THE EVOLUTION OF GOD:

"THE EVOLUTION OF GOD gives me hope...The tone of the book is dry skepticism with a dash of humour; the content is supple, dense and layered...fresh and necessary."
Andrew Sullivan, The Times