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Best of Second World War Poetry written by Allied WWII Servicemen performed by Martin Jarvis, Rosalind Ayres, Paul McGann and Spike Milligan on CD (Abridged)

Best of Second World War Poetry written by Allied WWII Servicemen performed by Martin Jarvis, Rosalind Ayres, Paul McGann and Spike Milligan on CD (Abridged)£9.99

To mark the sixtieth anniversary of the end of WWII in Europe, CSA WORD is proud to release a brand new CD of over 100 poems written by men and women who served during the war.

A History of God - The 4,000 Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity and Islam written by Karen Armstrong performed by Karen Armstrong on Audio CD (Unabridged)

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ISBN:  9780060591854
Genre - Main:  Non-Fiction
Genre - Specific:  Religion
Duration:  360 mins
Length:  Unabridged
Author:  Karen Armstrong
Narrator 1:  Karen Armstrong
Rarity:  Rare

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"Strange as it may seem, the idea of 'God' developed in a market economy in a spirit of aggressive capitalism," Karen Armstrong asserts in her fascinating work A History of God. Armstrong considers herself a "historian of ideas," and with this broad view she gives a compelling account of the correspondences...

among Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, and the historical, philosophical, intellectual, and social developments through the ages that both shaped them and were shaped by them. Religion is "highly pragmatic," Armstrong finds.

Any particular idea of God must work for the people who develop it. Consequently, as the times have changed, so have our ideas about God. "Understanding the ever-changing ideas of God in the past and their relevance and usefulness in their time," she says, "will help us to develop a new concept for the future."

Today an increasing number of people have difficulty with the idea of a God that behaves as a larger version of themselves. Armstrong sees this as inevitable, and welcomes believers to a notion of God that "works for us in the empirical age."

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