Ideas from 'A History of God' by Karen Armstrong [1993], by Theme Structure

[found in 'A History of God' by Armstrong,Karen [Mandarin 1993,0-7493-0692-0]].

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28. God / A. Divine Nature / 4. Divine Contradictions
In the Bible God changes his mind (repenting of creating humanity, in the Flood)
28. God / B. Proving God / 2. Fideism
Faith is not just belief in propositions, but also putting trust in them
28. God / E. Attitudes to God / 1. Monotheism
Monotheism introduced intolerance into religious thinking
29. Religion / B. Polytheistic Religion / 1. Hinduism
Around 800 BCE teachers superseded gods in India
29. Religion / C. Monotheistic Religion / 1. Judaism
There is virtually no sign of monotheism in the Pentateuch
29. Religion / C. Monotheistic Religion / 3. Christianity / a. Christianity
The idea that Jesus was God was only settled in the fourth century