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The Resource Discovering God : the origins of the great religions and the evolution of belief, Rodney Stark

Discovering God : the origins of the great religions and the evolution of belief, Rodney Stark

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Discovering God : the origins of the great religions and the evolution of belief
Title
Discovering God
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the origins of the great religions and the evolution of belief
Statement of responsibility
Rodney Stark
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Charts the rise of religion, from Stone Age spirituality through the recent surge in Christianity, addressing questions that range from why most world religions developed simultaneously to the commonalities among disparate faiths
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211884
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DLC
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Stark, Rodney
Dewey number
200
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BL80.3
LC item number
.S73 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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Religions
Target audience
adult
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the origins of the great religions and the evolution of belief
Label
Discovering God : the origins of the great religions and the evolution of belief, Rodney Stark
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [447]-471) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Revelation and cultural evolution -- Gods in primitive societies -- Temple religions of ancient civilizations -- Rome: an ancient religious marketplace -- The "rebirth" of monotheism -- Indian inspirations -- Chinese gods and "godless" faiths -- The rise of Christianity -- Islam: God and state -- Conclusion: Discovering God?
Control code
651270
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 484 pages
Isbn
9780061173899
Lccn
2007018576
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780061173899
  • (OCoLC)124162844
Label
Discovering God : the origins of the great religions and the evolution of belief, Rodney Stark
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [447]-471) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Revelation and cultural evolution -- Gods in primitive societies -- Temple religions of ancient civilizations -- Rome: an ancient religious marketplace -- The "rebirth" of monotheism -- Indian inspirations -- Chinese gods and "godless" faiths -- The rise of Christianity -- Islam: God and state -- Conclusion: Discovering God?
Control code
651270
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 484 pages
Isbn
9780061173899
Lccn
2007018576
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780061173899
  • (OCoLC)124162844

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