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eBook On the Bible epub

by Armstrong Karen

eBook On the Bible epub
  • ISBN: 1741148987
  • Author: Armstrong Karen
  • Genre: Religion
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Allen And Unwin (2007)
  • Pages: 120 pages
  • ePUB size: 1990 kb
  • FB2 size 1426 kb
  • Formats lrf lit azw lit


Karen Armstrong preaches the gospel truth in The Bible, explaining how the spiritual guide for one out of three .

Karen Armstrong preaches the gospel truth in The Bible, explaining how the spiritual guide for one out of three people on the planet came into being and evolved over the centuries -Elissa Schappell, Vanity Fair. richly interwoven and often surprising history. In only 230 pages the reader is taken on a tour of the current scholarly consensus about what we now know about the Bible's beginnings and development, not what the Sunday morning popularizers would like us to think.

Armstrong analyzes the social and political situation in which oral history turned into written scripture . Armstrong’s history of the Bible is a brilliant, captivating book, crucial in an age of declining faith and rising fundamentalism.

Armstrong analyzes the social and political situation in which oral history turned into written scripture, how this all-pervasive scripture was collected into one work, and how it became accepted as Christianity’s sacred text, and how its interpretation changed over time.

Armstrong analyzes the social and political situation in which oral history turned into written scripture, how this all-pervasive scripture was collected into one work, and how it became accepted as Christianity’s sacred text.

Karen Armstrong begins her analysis with the origins of the very earliest books of the Hebrew Bible, in. .

Karen Armstrong begins her analysis with the origins of the very earliest books of the Hebrew Bible, in which God was called both 'Yahweh' and 'Elohim'. She then traces the development of both the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament to reveal the disparate influences that helped to form these sacred texts

Karen Armstrong begins her analysis with the origins of the very earliest books of the Hebrew Bible, in.

Karen Armstrong begins her analysis with the origins of the very earliest books of the Hebrew Bible, in which God was called both&.She then traces the development of both the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament to reveal the disparate influences that helped to form these sacred texts. From the Jewish practice of Midrash and the Christian cult of Jesus; to the influence of Paul& letters on the Reformation and the manipulation of Revelations by Christian fundamentalism, Armstrong explores the contexts in which these sixty-six books were understood and.

The Bible: The Biography by Karen Armstrong 302pp, Atlantic Books, £1. 9. What on earth are we to make of the Bible? Literally a closed book to so many now, and when opened found to be an amazing mixture of the obscure, the horrendous and the sublime. A book that is still used by millions for daily reflection and misused by a good number for political purposes.

Karen Armstrong has dazzled me with A History of God and now confirms her phenomenal .

Karen Armstrong has dazzled me with A History of God and now confirms her phenomenal expertize with The Bible. The author is the most important authority on religion as I have gathered from a reputed source: the Economist. The Bible has more violence than the Koran, this is another surprise for this reader, albeit I do not see why I still do not expect to hear that some protestant, born again Christian has blown himself in Cairo, Tripoli or somewhere else in the Arab world, but rather that another Islamist has attacked (yesterday with a machete two women in Belgium) somewhere.

Gerald L. Bruns, Midrash and Allegory: The Beginnings of Scriptural Interpretation, in Robert Alter and Frank Kermode (eds), The Literary Guide to the Bible, London, 1987, pp. 641-2. 573. Donald Davidson, Inquiries into Truth and Interpretation, Oxford, 1984, p. 153.

A former Roman Catholic religious sister, she went from a conservative to a more liberal and mystical Christian faith. She attended St Anne's College, Oxford, while in the convent and majored in English. She left the convent in 1969. Her work focuses on commonalities of the major religions, such as the importance of compassion and the Golden Rule. She first rose to prominence in 1993 with her book A History of God: The 4,000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

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