Evolution of the Gods: Exploring the Myths of Religion

AuthorHouse, 2001 - 180 Seiten

Evolution of the Gods explains the probable origin of deities and how they have changed through history . . . from animistic beliefs to worship of sun, moon and stars to humanized deities (Zeus, Hera, Apollo, Aphrodite, Athena, etc.) and finally to the current universal gods (God the Father, Allah, Brahman, Ahura-Mazda, etc.) It shows how Jehovah, the tribal deity of the Israelites in the Old Testament could not possibly be the universal God of the Christians in the New Testament. And it explores the myths of religion some are probably true while others are undoubtedly early man's imaginative way of explaining the inexplicable.

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LibraryThing Review

Nutzerbericht  - Farringdon - LibraryThing

At first I thought this book was another one of those paranoid, "it's them" conspiracy books. But then I realized it was a parody of such books - and a very good one at that. The only trouble is that ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - WholeHouseLibrary - LibraryThing

Don't waste your time or your money on this one folks! Although Mr. Zylstra seems quite adept at knocking down the 'straw men' of every major religion, he attributes Man's evolution and technological breakthroughs to the occupants of UFOs. What a disappointment! Vollständige Rezension lesen

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