Wednesday, December 6, 2006

History of God

Yaiii! I've been tagged by two chicks

Ok here is the deal



  1. Grab the book closest to you.

  2. Open to page 123, scroll down to the 5th sentence

  3. Post the text of next 3 sentences on your blog

  4. Name of the book and the author

  5. Tag 3 People



Now, please allow me to do my home work ...

Book : History of God
Author : Karen Armstrong


History of God - The situation of the Jews in the Islamic empire, where there was no anti-Semitic persecution, was far happier and they had
no need of this Ashkenazi pietism. They were evolving a new type of Judaism, however, as a response to Muslim
developments. Just as the Jewish Faylasufs had attempted to explain the God of the Bible philosophically, other Jews tried
to give their God a mystical, symbolic interpretation. At first these mystics constituted only a tiny minority.


I know you want me to paste more don't you ?




Now I'm tagging Sandmonkey, Violent Acres, Dave, Yael, Iraq the model, Natalia, Firas, Iman, Grace, Samer, Khalida, Dangerous Intersection

Sorry for exceeding my quota but I'm interested to know what's their picks are going to be..

[tags] history, god, books, tagging [/tags]

11 comments:

  1. Sounds interesting...
    I did a Religions Comparison course in uni... it wasfun, and the instructor was great, Dr. Amjad Qorsha... he is experienced in such subjects...
    But yet, politics!...

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  2. i have always wanted to read this book..great choice jad

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  3. Lovely Book Tag!! - Mind - The Only Place Where You Can Read My Mind!December 6, 2006 at 5:12 PM

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  4. nice book...

    can I post mine here? (it's the same as the one i posted on firas' blog) ... My bag is next to me at all times, so what's in it is the closest to me!



    He added that this was part of a deliberate policy by the Israeli authorities to deny guerrillas "aid, shelter, and comfort" afforded by their families. But Israeli repression in Gaza was consistently matched by intensified resistance. The occupier's policy of demolishing houses that belonged to the families of guerrilas or suspected guerrillas, a policy that seemed to work in their favor on the West Bank, met stiff opposition in Gaza.



    Book: The Disinherited
    Journal of a Palestinian Exile
    With an Epilogue 1974
    by Fawaz Turki

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  5. Rantings of a Sandmonkey » A mememeDecember 7, 2006 at 2:49 PM

    [...] I can't believe I still get those. This one is from Jad: [...]

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  6. Jad:

    Since you asked for it, here is my contribution:



    Like Americans, Taiwanese students judged that it was permissible for a bystander like Denise to flip the switch and kill one to save five, but impermissible to push a heavy man in front of the trolley, killing him but saving five. As Petrinovich concludes, individual moral judgments reflect you vow, universal decision-making processes that increase genetic fitness. Petrinovich's work shows that the sciences can contribute in interesting ways to our understanding of moral judgments.



    Moral Minds: How Nature Designed Our Universal Sense of Right and Wrong, by Marc Hauser (2006).

    Erich Vieth
    www.dangerousintersection.org

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  7. And he said to us, "Why do you sit there like that?"
    "I know it is wet
    And the sun is not sunny.
    But we can have
    Lots of good fun that is funny!"

    Your Favorite Seuss - A baker's dozen by the one and only Dr. Seuss

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  8. Evil child. Ok, I've done it but my book is so boring it is embarrassing! :)

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  9. An American in Jordan » Blog Archive » Book TagNovember 13, 2007 at 4:18 PM

    [...] this time I realized that I have been tagged without anyone having to tell me about it. I give myself two pats on the [...]

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  10. I am sure that there are plenty of positives out there, but what have you seen for yourself? I like to showcase my impressive teacher I have read a good joke in internet ;) What do you get when you cross a snowman with a vampire? Frostbite.

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