God Against the Gods by Jonathan Kirsch
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God Against the Gods
By Jonathan Kirsch

God Against the Gods

The History of the War Between Monotheism and Polytheism

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God Against the Gods by Jonathan Kirsch

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"Lively points out that the conflict between the worship of many gods and the worship of one true god never disappeared." Publishers Weekly"Jonathan Kirsch has written another blockbuster about the Bible and its world." David Noel Freedman, Editor-in-Chief of the Anchor Bible Project"Kirsch tackles the central issue bedeviling the world today - religious intolerance A timely book, well-written and researched." Leonard Shlain, author of The Alphabet and the Goddess and Sex, Time and Power"An intriguing read." The Jerusalem Report"A timely tale about the importance of religious tolerance in today s world." San Francisco Chronicle"Kirsch is a fine storyteller with a flair for rendering ancient tales relevant and appealing." The Washington Post"

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780142196335
ISBN-10: 0142196339
Format: Paperback / softback
(214mm x 149mm x 19mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: The Penguin Press
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Publish Date: 24-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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After Abel and Other Stories by Jonathan Kirsch After Abel and Other Stories, Paperback (April 2015)

A compelling collection of short stories that gives voice to pivotal female characters in the Bible.

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"Reading this excellent, thought-provoking biography, one is all too easily reminded of Camus's 1942 novel, The Stranger."-Philip Kerr, Wall Street Journal

Grand Inquisitor's Manual by Jonathan Kirsch Grand Inquisitor's Manual, Paperback (April 2010)

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History of the End of the World by Jonathan Kirsch History of the End of the World, Paperback (September 2007)

Now in paperback, the book the Los Angeles Times calls "a masterful tour " delivers a remarkable and unprecedent examination of how the Book of Revelation has been used and abused from Roman times to the present day.

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Author Biography - Jonathan Kirsch

Jonathan Kirsch is a book columnist for the Los Angeles Times and author of the bestselling and critically acclaimed King David, Moses, The Harlot by the Side of the Road, and The Woman Who Laughed at God. He lectures and consults widely on biblical, literary, and legal topics and is a past president of PEN Center USA West.

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