Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Mystery of the Ages” as Want to Read:
Mystery of the Ages
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Mystery of the Ages

3.89  ·  Rating details ·  118 Ratings  ·  10 Reviews
Did you ever ask yourself:
“Who am I? What am I? Why am I?”

You are a mystery.
The world about you is a mystery.

Now, you can understand!
Paperback, FIRST EDITION, 383 pages
Published October 1st 1985 by Dodd, Mead & Co. (first published 1985)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Kurt
Nov 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This book explains the Bible's main message in plain language. It is the basic truth of God, so staggeringly mind-blowing that men have not believed it. Satan hates it, and inspired many men hide, denounce, fight over, and even kill to bury this message. It answers life's basic questions as stated on it's front cover: Did you ever ask yourself "Who am I?", "What am I?", "Why am I?" Now, you can understand! Written for the people of the world!
Roger Blakesley
Jul 24, 2012 rated it did not like it
A stunning egotist and vain person, Herbert Armstrong, whose biographer Herman Hoeh, claimed Armstrong to be "of royal blood", claimed that this book was "The Greatest Book Since the Bible". Upon reading it, however, it is more than filled with heresy, trite aphorisms stolen from other cultic religions, endless plagiarism and the shallowest hermeneutics a first year baptist Bible College student could take apart in 10 minutes.

The book was wholly written to serve Armstrong's enormous ego and unif
...more
Lance Reece
Apr 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Life changing.
Michelle
Mar 13, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A must read for those in God's Church.
Tyler Hochstetler
An extremely unique perspective, Armstrong challenges many traditional beliefs regarding Christianity. He attempts to reveal the truth of our existence by combining modern (at his time) science with Christianity. He proclaimed a very different message than his peers. Through spiritual enlightenment, Armstrong stated that he found the answers to life itself.

Armstrong founded the Worldwide Church of God in 1933. He proclaimed that in his lifetime, behind world events, loomed a prophecy. Foretold
...more
Ken
Aug 18, 2012 rated it it was ok
this book is conspiracy theoristist dream book.
Brenda Mohammed
Jun 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is another book which I read many years ago but decided to re-read it in light of current world events.
I am glad that I did.
This amazing book will open your mind to understanding what is going on in the world today and will answer many questions.
Read it for yourself and see that Mr. Armstrong's interpretation of Bible prophecy is right on the mark.
Highly recommended.

Sahar
Mar 03, 2007 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
It was okay but i am still wondering about the question "who am I ?"
Tia
Feb 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: everyone
Highly recommended read!
The_red_one
Feb 23, 2008 marked it as to-read
Shelves: religion
This is just one of the books often cited by many religous orders in my country :-)
Diann Griffin
rated it really liked it
Jan 29, 2015
Stephanie Nobles
rated it liked it
Jan 05, 2013
Joshua Holdway
rated it it was ok
Apr 24, 2014
Dedavis
rated it it was amazing
Aug 19, 2009
Steven Stech
rated it it was amazing
Nov 29, 2013
Nola
rated it liked it
Jul 08, 2016
William R Dawson
rated it it was amazing
Feb 01, 2014
Debbie
rated it it was amazing
Mar 10, 2014
Steven Hite
rated it it was amazing
Jun 25, 2015
Drawde
rated it it was amazing
Aug 21, 2009
elliexx2001
rated it it was amazing
Sep 11, 2014
Steve
rated it it was amazing
Apr 19, 2011
Maui Rivera
rated it it was amazing
Nov 07, 2014
Rudy Ric
rated it it was amazing
Sep 04, 2011
Rhonda
rated it it was amazing
Apr 09, 2013
Robert Meade
rated it did not like it
Sep 17, 2012
Kim Justo
rated it it was ok
Sep 17, 2012
Erica
rated it it was amazing
Nov 04, 2011
Nancy Spruel
rated it it was amazing
May 10, 2015
D. Paul
rated it it was amazing
Nov 05, 2013
« previous 1 3 4 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
  • The Catholic Church: A Short History
  • The Age of Religious Wars, 1559-1715
  • How Christianity Changed the World
  • Vicars of Christ: The Dark Side of the Papacy
  • Christianity and Evolution
  • Culture Wars: The Struggle To Define America
  • The Parables of Peanuts
  • Honest to God
  • The Book of the Acts
  • The Ascent of Everest
  • Cracking Da Vinci's Code - Digest
  • Western Society and the Church in the Middle Ages (The Penguin History of the Church, #2)
  • The Nitpicker's Guide for Next Generation Trekkers
  • The Story of My Misfortunes
  • The Unauthorized Version: Truth and Fiction in the Bible
  • Eternal Life: A New Vision: Beyond Religion, Beyond Theism, Beyond Heaven and Hell
  • Heaven and Hell
  • Original Blessing
67670
Herbert W. Armstrong founded the Worldwide Church of God in the late 1930s, as well as Ambassador College (later Ambassador University) in 1946, and was an early pioneer of radio and tele-evangelism, originally taking to the airwaves in the 1930s from Eugene, Oregon. Armstrong preached an eclectic set of theological doctrines and teachings that he claimed came directly from the Bible. These theolo ...more
More about Herbert W. Armstrong...

Share This Book