The evolution of God

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The prize-winning author of The Moral Animal and Nonzero presents a groundbreaking examination of religion through the ages.
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display_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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subject_facet God -- History of doctrines, Monotheism -- History, Religions -- Relations
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title The evolution of God
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title_full The Evolution of God, The evolution of God / Robert Wright, The evolution of God [electronic resource] / Robert Wright, The evolution of God [sound recording] / Robert Wright
title_short The evolution of God
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topic History, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality
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