|Statement||Brian D"Arcy C.P..|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||128|
A Little History of Religion by Richard Holloway – review An agnostic ex-bishop’s account of our enduring love affair with deities is even-handed, elegant and compelling. If one answers, ‘no,’ then the question of whether or not a little bit of religion is a good thing is completely irrelevant because it ends up being merely a way to deceive oneself into accepting an artificial form of reality in order to make oneself feel a certain way. A nifty little book that simultaneously offers a history of religion as idea and histories of religions. As the author bounces easily back and forth between faiths, he uses one religion's take on ideas common to many of them to explain the big ideas. Creation, evil, death, heaven and hell, prophets. Well worth a space on the shelf/5. In his book, Michael Judge answers these questions by identifying the religious, historical, mythical, and astronomical influences on the Western calendar. In doing so, Judge provides rich accounts of pivotal moments in history—the rise of Christianity, for example—while also revealing how our concept of time has been molded by such events.
"A Little History of Religion both delights readers and tackles a subject historically and emotionally wide-ranging Holloway repeatedly links religious movements to political action, perhaps cautionary tales for our times, and how to seek accurate religious history--a surprisingly superior handbook."--Katharine C. Black, Anglican and Episcopal HistoryReviews: Set over the course of one year and beautifully evoking the change of seasons, Little Faith is a powerful and deeply affecting intergenerational novel about family and community, the ways in which belief is both formed and shaken, and the lengths we go to protect our own. more/5(). The holy book of Christianity is the Holy Bible. This sacred text is divided into two main sections, the Old Testament and the New Testament which are then further divided into various books. Little Bit Book Series (24 Books) From Book 1. Latest Book in the Series. A Little Bit of Numerology: An Introduction to Numerical Divination Go to book. 1 A Little Bit of Dreams: An Introduction to Dream Interpretation (Little Bit Series) by Stase Michaels (Janu ) $ $ Hardcover In Stock More Buying Choices.
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