Discovering God: The Origins of the Great Religions and the Evolution of Belief (Paperback)

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Winner of the 2008 Christianity Today Award of Merit in Theology/Ethics

The History of God

In Discovering God, award-winning sociologist Rodney Stark presents a monumental history of the origins of the great religions from the Stone Age to the Modern Age and wrestles with the central questions of religion and belief.

About the Author


Rodney Stark is the Distinguished Professor of the Social Sciences at Baylor University. His thirty books on the history and sociology of religion include The Rise of Christianity, Cities of God, For the Glory of God, Discovering God, and The Victory of Reason: How Christianity Led to Freedom, Capitalism, and Western Success. Stark received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.

Praise For…


Stark’s retelling of the origins of the world’s great religions is fascinating and excellent.
Newsweek

“[A] wide-ranging investigation...serious students of religion will recognize this as an essential sourcebook.”
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Product Details
ISBN: 9780061626012
ISBN-10: 0061626015
Publisher: HarperOne
Publication Date: December 2nd, 2008
Pages: 496
Language: English