Religion e-books at Cornell University
The History of God: the 4000-year quest of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
This resource is restricted to the Cornell Community
This searching, profound comparative history of the three major monotheistic faiths fearlessly illuminates the sociopolitical ground in which religious ideas take root, blossom and mutate. Armstrong, a British broadcaster, commentator on religious affairs and former Roman Catholic nun, argues that Judaism, Christianity and Islam each developed the idea of a personal God, which has helped believers to mature as full human beings.