Автор: Aslan Reza Название: God: A Human History ISBN: 0525624333 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780525624332 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 2564 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии. Описание: The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Zealot and host of Believer explores humanity's quest to make sense of the divine, and sounds a call to embrace a deeper, more expansive understanding of God. In Zealot, Reza Aslan replaced the staid, well-worn portrayal of Jesus of Nazareth with a startling new image of the man in all his contradictions. In his new book, Aslan takes on a subject even more immense: God, writ large. In layered prose and with thoughtful, accessible scholarship, Aslan narrates the history of religion as one long and remarkably cohesive attempt to understand the divine by giving it human traits and emotions. According to Aslan, this innate desire to humanize God is hardwired in our brains, making it a central feature of nearly every religious tradition. As Aslan writes, "Whether we are aware of it or not, and regardless of whether we're believers or not, what the vast majority of us think about when we think about God is a divine version of ourselves." But this projection is not without consequences. We bestow upon God not just all that is good in human nature--our compassion, our thirst for justice--but all that is bad in it: our greed, our bigotry, our penchant for violence. All these qualities inform our religions, cultures, and governments. More than just a history of our understanding of God, this book is an attempt to get to the root of this humanizing impulse in order to develop a more universal spirituality. Whether you believe in one God, many gods, or no god at all, God: A Human History will challenge the way you think about the divine and its role in our everyday lives. Advance praise for God "Breathtaking in its scope and controversial in its claims, God: A Human History shows how humans from time immemorial have made God in their own image, and argues that they should now stop. Writing with all the verve and brilliance we have come to expect from his pen, Reza Aslan has once more produced a book that will prompt reflection and shatter assumptions."--Bart D. Ehrman, author of How Jesus Became God "Reza Aslan offers so much to relish in his excellent 'human history' of God. In tracing the commonalities that unite religions, Aslan makes truly challenging arguments that believers in many traditions will want to mull over, and to explore further. This rewarding book is very ambitious in its scope, and it is thoroughly grounded in an impressive body of reading and research."--Philip Jenkins, author of Crucible of Faith
Автор: Aslan, Reza Название: God: A Human History ISBN: 0552174998 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780552174992 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 1428 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn God, Reza Aslan sheds new light on mankind`s relationship with the divine and challenges our perspective on faith and the birth of religion.
Engaging, accessible, and thought-provoking, No god but God is a persuasive, elegantly written, and accessible introduction for young readers to a faith that for much of the West remains shrouded in ignorance and fear.
Adapted for young readers from No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam, this exploration of Islam by Reza Aslan, internationally acclaimed scholar of comparative religion, delves into the rituals and traditions of a religion that is largely misunderstood by the West. It covers the religion's origins--the revelation of Muhammad as Prophet and the subsequent uprising against him, and the emergence of his successors--as well as Islam's complex history. No god but God is sure to stimulate discussion and encourage understanding of the Islamic faith and the people who follow it. Praise for No god But God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam of Islam "This welcome addition to Islamic studies provides a valuable context for reflection about the origins of issues facing Muslims and their neighbors today."--Publishers Weekly "An introduction to Islam as evocative as it is provocative."--Kirkus Reviews "Wise and passionate book."--New York Times Financial Times Best Book of the Year
Автор: Aslan Austin Название: The Islands at the End of the World ISBN: 037599145X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780375991455 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1794 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Автор: Lewis C. S. Название: A year with aslan HB ISBN: 0061985511 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780061985515 Издательство: HarperCollins USA Цена: 2613 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: In the tradition of A YEAR WITH C. S. LEWIS, get your daily dose of Narnia inspiration in this first of its kind collection of 365 readings from the beloved children’s series
Автор: Aslan, Reza Название: No God but God (revised edition) ISBN: 0099564327 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099564324 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 1298 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: *While there have been a number of successful books on the topic of Islamic history - from Karen Armstrong`s Islam: A Brief History to Bernard Lewis`s The Crises of Islam - there is surprisingly no book for a popular audience about Islam as a religion, let alone one by an author from an Islamic background.
Автор: Aslan, Reza Название: No God But God ISBN: 0385739753 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780385739757 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 1452 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: In this invaluable introduction to a faith that for much of the West remains shrouded in ignorance and fear, Reza Aslan, an internationally acclaimed scholar of comparative religion, examines Islam: its rituals and traditions, the revelation of Muhammad as Prophet and the subsequent uprising against him, and the emergence of his successors. Aslan's comprehensive text explores the complex history of the fastest-growing religion in the world.No god but God is an engaging, accessible, and thought-provoking book for young people that is sure to stimulate discussion and encourage understanding of the Islamic faith and the people who follow it.
Автор: Aslan, Reza Название: No God But God (Glb) ISBN: 0385908059 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780385908054 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 1709 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Автор: Aslan Reza Название: Zealot ISBN: 1908906294 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781908906298 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 1422 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Fascinating, provocative and meticulously researched biography that challenges long-held assumptions about the man we know as Jesus of Nazareth. First paperback edition of the controversial number one New York Times Bestseller by Reza Aslan. The hardback edition has sold over 250,000 copies in the US to date.
Описание: #1 "NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY "Good Housekeeping - Booklist - Publishers Weekly - Bookish" From the internationally bestselling author of "No god but God" comes a fascinating, provocative, and meticulously researched biography that challenges long-held assumptions about the man we know as Jesus of Nazareth. Two thousand years ago, an itinerant Jewish preacher and miracle worker walked across the Galilee, gathering followers to establish what he called the "Kingdom of God." The revolutionary movement he launched was so threatening to the established order that he was captured, tortured, and executed as a state criminal. Within decades after his shameful death, his followers would call him God. Sifting through centuries of mythmaking, Reza Aslan sheds new light on one of history's most influential and enigmatic characters by examining Jesus through the lens of the tumultuous era in which he lived: first-century Palestine, an age awash in apocalyptic fervor. Scores of Jewish prophets, preachers, and would-be messiahs wandered through the Holy Land, bearing messages from God. This was the age of zealotry--a fervent nationalism that made resistance to the Roman occupation a sacred duty incumbent on all Jews. And few figures better exemplified this principle than the charismatic Galilean who defied both the imperial authorities and their allies in the Jewish religious hierarchy. Balancing the Jesus of the Gospels against the historical sources, Aslan describes a man full of conviction and passion, yet rife with contradiction; a man of peace who exhorted his followers to arm themselves with swords; an exorcist and faith healer who urged his disciples to keep his identity a secret; and ultimately the seditious "King of the Jews" whose promise of liberation from Rome went unfulfilled in his brief lifetime. Aslan explores the reasons why the early Christian church preferred to promulgate an image of Jesus as a peaceful spiritual teacher rather than a politically conscious revolutionary. And he grapples with the riddle of how Jesus understood himself, the mystery that is at the heart of all subsequent claims about his divinity. " Zealot" yields a fresh perspective on one of the greatest stories ever told even as it affirms the radical and transformative nature of Jesus of Nazareth's life and mission. The result is a thought-provoking, elegantly written biography with the pulse of a fast-paced novel: a singularly brilliant portrait of a man, a time, and the birth of a religion. Praise for "Zealot" " " "Riveting . . . Aslan synthesizes Scripture and scholarship to create an original account."--"The New Yorker" "A lucid, intelligent page-turner.""--Los Angeles Times" " " "Fascinatingly and convincingly drawn . . . Aslan may come as close as one can to respecting those who revere Jesus as the peace-loving, turn-the-other-cheek, true son of God depicted in modern Christianity, even as he knocks down that image."--"The Seattle Times" " Aslan's] literary talent is as essential to the effect of "Zealot" as are his scholarly and journalistic chops. . . . A vivid, persuasive portrait."--"Salon" " " "This tough-minded, deeply political book does full justice to the real Jesus, and honors him in the process."--"San Francisco Chronicle"
"From the Hardcover edition."
Автор: Aslan Reza Название: Zealot ISBN: 1908906278 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781908906274 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 2560 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Fascinating, provocative and meticulously researched biography that challenges long-held assumptions about the man we know as Jesus of Nazareth. From the internationally bestselling author of No god but God.
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