God: A Human History

God: A Human History Review

From the bestselling author of Zealot and host of the new CNN series Believer comes a fascinating account of humanity’s struggle to make sense of the divine, and how the idea of god, from its prehistoric origins to its emergence as a single divine ...

Title:God: A Human History

    Some Testimonial About This Book:

  • In July, I read a book called Evolving Brains, Emerging Gods: Early Humans and the Origins of Religion by E. Fuller Torrey. It presents the evolutionary theory of the creation of gods by examining the...

  • 5 ⭐ stuff. Many thanks to NetGalley, publisher and author for sharing the ARC. Honestly, my experience with ARCs so far was very disappointing. Also, I haven't encountered Reza Aslan before. So my e...

  • Although comparable in scope to Karen Armstrong’s A History of God, this is more of an anthropological and sociological approach to how religion arose. We created God in our image, Aslan argues. Usi...

  • This book is well written and fascinating. As an Iranian, I especially love that he includes the vital history of God and religion that began in Iran. The content however is very similar to Robert Wri...

  • This review and others can be found on BW Book Reviews.Thanks to Netgalley and Random House for an advanced copy! All opinions here are my own and are not influenced by them.Admittedly, I do love Reza...

  • I am, in my essential reality, God made manifest. We all are. So then, worship God not through fear and trembling but through awe and wonder at the workings of the universe – for the universe is Go...

  • Each of Reza Aslan’s previous books made a lasting impact on me, and with God: A Human History he has once again delivered a narrative study that leaves an empowering impression. It is at once a boo...

  • The author begins with an illogical premise and spirals downward from there. His original premise ignores the three basic Laws of Thought: the law of identity, the law of excluded middle and the law o...

  • "What is God? That question has been st the center of the human quest to make sense of the divine from the very beginning."This was a lot shorter than I expected, the actual content taking up only abo...

  • Aslan reminds me a lot of Harari - both are intelligent, extremely accessible and bold and love to paint with a very broad brush. They also cover some similar ground, although Aslan is more narrowly f...