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The Great Transformation

The Beginning of Our Religious Traditions

The Great Transformation( )
Author: Armstrong, Karen
ISBN:978-0-385-72124-0
Publication Date:Apr 2007
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Anchor
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.95
Book Description:

From Karen Armstrong, the bestselling author of A History of God and The Spiral Staircase, comes this extraordinary investigation of a critical moment in the evolution of religious thought.      In the ninth century BCE, events in four regions of the civilized world led to the rise of religious traditions that have endured to the present day--development of Confucianism and Daoism in China, Hinduism and Buddhism in India, monotheism in Israel,...
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Book Details
Pages:592
Detailed Subjects: Religion / History
Philosophy / History & Surveys / Ancient & Classical
History / Ancient / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.19 x 7.96 x 1.04 Inches
Book Weight:0.89 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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