How Did God Get Started?

How Did God Get Started?

by Colin Wells
     
 
Faith comes from the Jews. Reason comes from the Greeks. Never the twain shall meet. Historians discredited this conventional wisdom on faith and reason over a century ago, but so far no one has come up with a new narrative to replace it. Perhaps that's because the truth is rather startling: the origins of faith lie in the rise of reason itself. Drawing on the

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Faith comes from the Jews. Reason comes from the Greeks. Never the twain shall meet. Historians discredited this conventional wisdom on faith and reason over a century ago, but so far no one has come up with a new narrative to replace it. Perhaps that's because the truth is rather startling: the origins of faith lie in the rise of reason itself. Drawing on the work of E. R. Dodds and other modern scholars, Colin Wells, whose earlier books include Sailing from Byzantium and A Brief History of History, offers a new historical explanation of exclusive monotheism's origins in the Greco-Roman world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781257732951
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
09/12/2011
Sold by:
LULU PRESS
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
720 KB

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