God Is Not One

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ReadHowYouWant.com, Sep 20, 2010 - 592 pages
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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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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God is not One by Stephen Prothero makes the point that all religions are indeed different. There are similarities between them, but many fundamental differences. That’s why there is conflict between ... Read full review

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