The Great Transformation

The Great Transformation: The World in the Time of Buddha, Socrates, Confucius and Jeremiah

Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Religion, Spirituality
Paperback Published on: 08/03/2007
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The Great Transformation
The Great Transformation
In 'The Great Transformation', Karen Armstrong tackles a far greater range of religious philosophies than she has done in pervious books. This time, Armstr... READ MORE
Erin Britton


The centuries between 800 and 300 BC saw an explosion of new religious concepts. Their emergence is second only to man's harnessing of fire in fundamentally transforming our understanding of what it is to be human. But why did Socrates, Buddha, Confucius, Jeremiah, Lao Tzu and others all emerge in this five-hundred-year span? And why do they have such similar ideas about humanity?In The Great Transformation, Karen Armstrong examines this phenomenal period and the connections between this disparate group of philosophers, mystics and theologians.

  • Publisher: Atlantic Books
  • ISBN: 9781843540564
  • Number of pages: 496
  • Weight: 423g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 35 mm

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