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The Great Transformation

The Beginning of Our Religious Traditions

The Great Transformation( )
Author: Armstrong, Karen
ISBN:978-0-375-41317-9
Publication Date:Mar 2006
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Knopf
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

In the ninth century BCE, the peoples of four distinct regions of the civilized world created the religious and philosophical traditions that have continued to nourish humanity to the present day: Confucianism and Daoism in China, Hinduism and Buddhism in India, monotheism in Israel, and philosophical rationalism in Greece. Later generations further developed these initial insights, but we have never grown beyond them. Rabbinic Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, for example, were all...
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Book Details
Pages:496
Detailed Subjects: Religion / History
Philosophy / History & Surveys / Ancient & Classical
History / Ancient / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.72 x 9.56 x 1.55 Inches
Book Weight:1.856 Pounds
Author Biography
Armstrong, Karen (Author)
Karen Armstrong is one of the foremost commentators on religious affairs in both Britain and the United States. She spent seven years as a Roman Catholic nun and received a degree at Oxford University.

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