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God

A Human History

God( )
Author: Aslan, Reza
ISBN:978-0-552-17499-2
Publication Date:Aug 2018
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Corgi
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $24.99
Book Description:

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

In God, Reza Aslan sheds new light on mankind's relationship with the divine and challenges our perspective on the history of faith and the birth of religion.

From the origins of spiritual thought to the concept of an active, engaged, divine presence that underlies all creation, Aslan examines how the idea of god arose in human evolution, was gradually personalized, endowed with human traits and emotions, and...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Religion / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.7 x 19.8 x 2 cm
Book Weight:0.252 Kilograms
Author Biography
Aslan, Reza (Author)
Born in Iran, Dr. Reza Aslan is a writer and scholar of religion. He is also President and CEO of Aslan Media Inc.

Dr. Aslan has degrees in Religions from Santa Clara University, Harvard University, and the University of California, Santa Barbara, as well as a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Iowa.

He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Los Angeles Institute for the Humanities, and the Pacific Council on International Policy. Dr. Aslan also serves on the national advisory board of the Levantine Cultural Center, building bridges between Americans and the Arab/Muslim world.

Aslan's first book, the International Bestseller, No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam (Heinemann 2005), has been translated into thirteen languages, and named one of the 100 most important books of the last decade. He is also the editor of the anthology Tablet & Pen: Literary Landscapes from the Modern Middle East: A Words Without Borders Anthology (WW Norton 2010). His latest work is entitled Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth (Random House 2013).

Dr. Aslan lives in Los Angeles where he is Associate Professor of Creative Writing at the University of California, Riverside.

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