One true God : historical consequences of monotheism / Rodney Stark.

Western history would be unrecognizable had it not been for people who believed in One True God. There would have been wars, but no religious wars. There would have been moral codes, but no Commandments. Had the Jews been polytheists, they would today be only another barely remembered people, less i...

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Online Access:Electronic book from JSTOR
Main Author: Stark, Rodney.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2001.
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1.God's Nature: A Theory of Gods
  • 2. God's Chosen: Monotheism and Mission
  • 3. God's Wrath: Religious Conflict
  • 4. God's Kingdom: Religious Persistence
  • 5. God's Grace: Pluralism and Civility
  • Bibliography
  • Index