In the Beginning

A New Interpretation of Genesis
Product Number: EB00150764
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307798619
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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"Karen Armstrong is a genius."-A. N. Wilson As the foundation stone of the Jewish and Christian scriptures, The Book of Genesis unfolds some of the most arresting stories of world literature-the Creation; Adam and Eve; Cain and Abel; the sacrifice of Isaac. Yet the meaning of Genesis remains enigmatic. In this fascinating volume, Karen Armstrong, author of the highly acclaimed bestseller A History of God, brilliantly illuminates the mysteries and profundities of this mystifying work. BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Karen Armstrong's Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life. "A lyrical chronicle of one woman's wrestling with Genesis that can serve as a guide to others...?s notable for its scholarship as it is for its honesty and vulnerability."-Publishers Weekly "Armstrong can simplify complex ideas, but she is never simplistic."-The New York Times Book Review

Author(s): Karen Armstrong
Genre: Religion, History
Original Publish Date: Aug 10, 2011

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