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Battling the Gods

Battling the Gods
  • Author : Tim Whitmarsh
  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Release : 02 February 2016
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How new is atheism? In Battling the Gods, Tim Whitmarsh journeys into the ancient Mediterranean to recover the stories of those who first refused the divinities. Long before the Enlightenment sowed the seeds of disbelief in a deeply Christian Europe, atheism was a matter of serious public debate in the Greek world. But history is written by those who prevail, and the Age of Faith mostly suppressed the lively free-thinking voices of antiquity. Tim Whitmarsh brings to life the fascinating

Battling the Gods

Battling the Gods
  • Author : Tim Whitmarsh
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 18 October 2016
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"How new is atheism? Although adherents and opponents alike today present it as an invention of the European Enlightenment, when the forces of science and secularism broadly challenged those of faith, disbelief in the gods, in fact, originated in a far more remote past. In Battling the Gods, Tim Whitmarsh journeys into the ancient Mediterranean, a world almost unimaginably different from our own, to recover the stories and voices of those who first refused the divinities. Homer's epic poems of

Battling the Gods

Battling the Gods
  • Author : Tim Whitmarsh
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 10 November 2015
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How new is atheism? Although adherents and opponents alike today present it as an invention of the European Enlightenment, when the forces of science and secularism broadly challenged those of faith, disbelief in the gods, in fact, originated in a far more remote past. In Battling the Gods, Tim Whitmarsh journeys into the ancient Mediterranean, a world almost unimaginably different from our own, to recover the stories and voices of those who first refused the divinities. Homer’s epic poems

The Battle for God

The Battle for God
  • Author : Karen Armstrong
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release : 10 August 2011
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BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Karen Armstrong's Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life. In the late twentieth century, fundamentalism has emerged as one of the most powerful forces at work in the world, contesting the dominance of modern secular values and threatening peace and harmony around the globe. Yet it remains incomprehensible to a large number of people. In The Battle for God, Karen Armstrong brilliantly and sympathetically shows us how and why fundamentalist groups came into existence

Gods at War

Gods at War
  • Author : Kyle Idleman
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Release : 27 November 2018
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What do Netflix, our desire for the corner office, and that perfect picture we just posted on Instagram have to do with each other? None of these things is wrong in itself. But when we begin to allow entertainment, success, or social media to control us, we miss out on the joy of God’s rule in our hearts. In Gods at War, Pastor Kyle Idleman, bestselling author of Not a Fan, helps every believer recognize there are false gods

Summer for the Gods

Summer for the Gods
  • Author : Edward J. Larson
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Release : 16 June 2020
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning history of the Scopes Trial and the battle over evolution and creation in America's schools. In the summer of 1925, the sleepy hamlet of Dayton, Tennessee, became the setting for one of the twentieth century's most contentious courtroom dramas, pitting William Jennings Bryan and the anti-Darwinists against a teacher named John Scopes, represented by Clarence Darrow and the ACLU, in a famous debate over science, religion, and their place in public education. That trial marked the start of

Set Fire to the Gods

Set Fire to the Gods
  • Author : Sara Raasch,Kristen Simmons
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release : 04 August 2020
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Avatar: The Last Airbender meets Gladiator in the first book in this epic fantasy duology in which two warriors must decide where their loyalties lie as an ancient war between immortals threatens humanity—from Sara Raasch, the New York Times bestselling author of the Snow Like Ashes series, and Kristen Simmons, acclaimed author of Pacifica and The Deceivers. Perfect for fans of An Ember in the Ashes, And I Darken, and The Winner’s Curse. Ash is descended from a

The Burning God

The Burning God
  • Author : R. F. Kuang
  • Publisher : Harper Voyager
  • Release : 17 November 2020
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The exciting end to The Poppy War trilogy, R. F. Kuang's acclaimed, award-winning epic fantasy that combines the history of twentieth-century China with a gripping world of gods and monsters, to devastating, enthralling effect. After saving her nation of Nikan from foreign invaders and battling the evil Empress Su Daji in a brutal civil war, Fang Runin was betrayed by allies and left for dead. Despite her losses, Rin hasn't given up on those for whom she has sacrificed so

To Battle the Gods

To Battle the Gods
  • Author : Sharon Green
  • Publisher : Sharon Green Books
  • Release : 21 January 1986
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Jalav tries to combine her female warriors with the male army to battle a strange enemy from outer space

When God & Cancer Meet

When God & Cancer Meet
  • Author : Lynn Eib
  • Publisher : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
  • Release : 21 January 2021
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A book of powerful stories about cancer patients who have been touched by God in miraculous ways offers inspiring testimony that, when God and cancer meet, cancer is conquered. Original.

Sword of the Gods

Sword of the Gods
  • Author : Bruce R. Cordell
  • Publisher : Wizards of the Coast
  • Release : 05 April 2011
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What you don’t know will kill you... Demascus awakens surrounded by corpses, at a shrine littered with traces of demonic rituals, with no memory of his past. But the Firestorm Cabal remembers him—and the demon who leads them seems to have a personal vendetta against him. Dodging knives, uncovering clues left by his past life, and dueling demons, Demascus must figure out who he is, what battles he is fighting, and who is hunting him before one of

Greek Gods and Heroes

Greek Gods and Heroes
  • Author : Robert Graves
  • Publisher : Rosetta Books
  • Release : 06 March 2014
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A retelling of the greatest myths and legends of the ancient Greek gods and heroes for readers of all ages by a celebrated historical novelist. In the ancient past, the Gods and Goddesses of ancient Greece lived on Mount Olympus and ruled the world of mortals. Famous heroes shaped the course of history, beautiful women drew the gazes of gods and men alike, and the gods were both fickle in their favors and breathtakingly generous to those they smiled upon.

Fighting for the King and the Gods

Fighting for the King and the Gods
  • Author : Charlie Trimm
  • Publisher : SBL Press
  • Release : 30 October 2017
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The most up-to-date sourcebook on warfare in the ancient Near East Fighting for the King and the Gods provides an introduction to the topic of war and the variety of texts concerning many aspects of warfare in the ancient Near East. These texts illustrate various viewpoints of war and show how warfare was an integral part of life. Trimm examines not only the victors and the famous battles, but also the hardship that war brought to many. While several of

Outgrowing God

Outgrowing God
  • Author : Richard Dawkins
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 21 January 2021
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One of the world's bestselling science communicators, Dawkins gives readers an opportunity to rethink the big questions. In 12 fiercely funny, mind-expanding chapters, he explains how the natural world arose without a designer--the improbability and beauty of the "bottom-up programming" that engineers an embryo or a flock of starlings--and challenges head-on some of the most basic assumptions made by the world's religions.religions.

Narrative and Identity in the Ancient Greek Novel

Narrative and Identity in the Ancient Greek Novel
  • Author : Tim Whitmarsh
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 07 April 2011
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The Greek romance was for the Roman period what epic was for the Archaic period or drama for the Classical: the central literary vehicle for articulating ideas about the relationship between self and community. This book offers a reading of the romance both as a distinctive narrative form (using a range of narrative theories) and as a paradigmatic expression of identity (social, sexual and cultural). At the same time it emphasises the elasticity of romance narrative and its ability to