God Is Not One

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ReadHowYouWant.com, Sep 20, 2010 - 592 pages
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fascinating guide to religion and its place in the world today. In God Is Not One, bestselling author Stephen Prothero makes a fresh and provocative argument that, contrary to popular understanding, all religions are not simply ''different paths to the same God.'' Instead, he shows that the differences between the major religions are far greater than we think: they each ask different questions, tackle different problems, and aim at different goals. God Is Not One highlights the unique aspects of the world's major religions, with chapters on Islam, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Yoruba religion, Judaism, Daoism and atheism. Lucid and compelling, God Is Not One offers a new understanding of religion for the twenty-first century.
 

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User Review  - Cataloger623 - LibraryThing

If you are looking for a book that gives an honest review of Islam, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Yoruba, Judaism, Daoism/Taoism, and Atheism this is your book. I was assigned this as a textbook in a religion class and was bowled over. Read full review

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User Review  - keylawk - LibraryThing

Religion remains the holder of traditions which influence the world, and many liberals portray them as different paths to the same "truths". Although he never explains exactly what is "dangerous ... Read full review

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