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The evolution of God
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Published:
New York : Little, Brown, 2009.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
viii, 567 pages ; 25 cm.
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Bordeaux - Adult Non-Fiction
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Description
In this sweeping narrative that takes us from the Stone Age to the Information Age, Robert Wright unveils an astonishing discovery: there is a hidden pattern that the great monotheistic faiths have followed as they have evolved. Through the prisms of archaeology, theology, and evolutionary psychology, Wright's findings overturn basic assumptions about Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, and are sure to cause controversy. He explains why spirituality has a role today, and why science, contrary to conventional wisdom, affirms the validity of the religious quest. And this previously unrecognized evolutionary logic points not toward continued religious extremism, but future harmony. Nearly a decade in the making, The Evolution of God is a breathtaking re-examination of the past, and a visionary look forward.
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Language:
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ISBN:
9780316734912, 0316734918

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [489]-554) and index.
Description
In this sweeping narrative that takes us from the Stone Age to the Information Age, Robert Wright unveils a hidden pattern that the great monotheistic faiths have followed as they have evolved. Through the prisms of archaeology, theology, and evolutionary psychology, Wright's findings overturn basic assumptions about Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, and are sure to cause controversy. He explains why spirituality has a role today, and why science, contrary to conventional wisdom, affirms the validity of the religious quest. And this previously unrecognized evolutionary logic points not toward continued religious extremism, but future harmony.--From publisher description.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Wright, R. (2009). The evolution of God. New York: Little, Brown.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Wright, Robert, 1957-. 2009. The Evolution of God. New York: Little, Brown.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Wright, Robert, 1957-, The Evolution of God. New York: Little, Brown, 2009.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Wright, Robert. The Evolution of God. New York: Little, Brown, 2009. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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