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Not just in words, but in art, dance, music and silence -- this book is the perfect overview for viewing divinity from every perspective. The history of God cannot possibly be told. How can you write the history of One who is outside time and space, and who has no beginning and no end? Nevertheless, the desire to understand and experience the divine is a fundamental human...more
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Published June 7th 2002 by DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) (first published January 1st 2002)
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Ron Krumpos
"God, a Brief History" is one of the books in the primary bibliography of my free ebook on comparative mysticism. "The greatest achievement in life" at suprarational.org/gail2012.pdf has been reviewed on Goodreads.
Roberta
Sep 17, 2008 Roberta rated it 1 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: ABSOLUTELY NO ONE
Is it possible to give a book a negative five starts?

To date, this is the ONLY book that I have ever picked up and been unable to finish.
It reads like stereo instructions. By the time I'd reached four pages of banality and drivel, I was scanning the room for a fork to cleanse my eyes of what I'd put them through.

Being a good trooper I have tried many times to complete it, but the author writes like Ben Stein talks ( no offense meant to such a brilliant mind, but you get what I'm saying ). On my...more
Ron Fitzwater
Another in the large number if books of God and Spirituality I have read in my search for answers. Nope, haven't found any yet.
William Ramsey
Informative and digestible but with a pantheistic sway.
J. Ewbank
This is a good book about the history of man's knowledge and search for God. It is not limited to Christianity but discusses the knowledge of God that all religions have.

This is an excellent book for the layperson and a good reference book for the scholar for some of the information it contains.

J. Robert Ewbank author "John Wesley, Natural Man, and the 'Isms'"
Velvet
Good basic overview of man's search for God through the ages. Concise information on basic philosophical and theological questions within the "Big Three" religions (Judaism, Christianity and Islam), as well as large chapters on Hinduism and Buddhism. Nice if you're looking for a basic primer on world religions.
Rick Robles
This book is still one of my favorites, since it covers God/god/Gods/gods in a lot of religions...

This is a Must... I'm upping my rating...
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