From the book
jacket: In the ninth century BCE,
the peoples of four distinct regions of
the civilized world created the
religious and philosophical traditions
that have continued to nourish humanity
to the present day: Confucianism and
Daoism in China, Hinduism and Buddhism
in India, monotheism in Israel, and
philosophical rationalism in Greece.
Later generations further developed
these initial insights, but we have
never grown beyond them. Rabbinic
Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, for
example, were all secondary flowerings
of the original Israelite vision.
Armstrong traces the development of the Axial Age chronologically, examining the contributions of such ...
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