The invention of God /

Who invented God? When, why, and where? Thomas Romer seeks to answer these enigmatic questions about the deity of the great monotheisms Yhwh, God, or Allah by tracing Israelite beliefs and their context from the Bronze Age to the end of the Old Testament period in the third century BCE, in a masterp...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Römer, Thomas, 1955- (Author)
Other Authors: Geuss, Raymond (Translator)
Format: eBook
Language:English
French
Published:Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2015.
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Summary:Who invented God? When, why, and where? Thomas Romer seeks to answer these enigmatic questions about the deity of the great monotheisms Yhwh, God, or Allah by tracing Israelite beliefs and their context from the Bronze Age to the end of the Old Testament period in the third century BCE, in a masterpiece of detective work and exposition.
Item Description:"Originally published in French as L'Invention de Dieu by Thomas Römer, illustrations by Fabian Pfitzmann, copyright © Éditions du Seuil, 2014"--Title page verso.
Physical Description:1 online resource (ix, 303 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780674915732
0674915739
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