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Monster of God

The Man-Eating Predator in the Jungles of History and the Mind

by David Quammen

  • 178 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by W. W. Norton & Company .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages515
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7451814M
ISBN 100393051404
ISBN 109780393051407

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Quammen writes about the survivor, not humanity, but rather the man-eating predators. The true monster's of God are humanity and their destructive nature when in comes to the world around them. Great read nonetheless. Depressing, but fascinating as well. Survival has never seemed to by:   Monster of God is a beautifully conceived and written book dedicated to the creatures on this earth who have permanently etched themselves into human kinds psyche.4/5.

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Monster of God traces the development of our responses to the danger of "man-eaters" (he would prefer a more politically correct term, but has. In Monster of God: The Man-Eating Predator in the Jungles of History and the Mind, author David Quammen predicts the next years will be critical in determining if some subspecies of flesh-eating animals are confined to zoos or other supervised habitats en route to their eventual disappearance.

"Dangerous predators, of whatever species, are more easily admired from afar,". He delivers wonderfully wrought, undeniably scary tales of foot-long Nile crocodiles in whose bellies reside the pulped remains of unfortunate Turkana villagers, people who consider their hunter “the punishing agent of a capricious God who was by turns benevolent and vindictive—like the Lord in the book.

David Quammen's enthralling new book covers the four corners of the globe as he explores the fate of lions in India's Gir forest, saltwater crocodiles Monster of God book Northern Australia, brown bears in the mountains of Romania, and Siberian tigers.

The subject of David Quammen 's Monster of God is the now-endangered status of the man-eating, so-called "alpha predators" who, for centuries, threatened the status of humanity on the food chain and haunted its collective imagination.

Partly as a result of these ancient fears, with the rapid expansion of the human race across the world. Is God a Moral Monster.

is one of the best theological books I have read. Paul Copan takes on Neo-Atheists' claims of a petty, malicious Old Testament God. Copan takes the time to explain many of the Old Testament's seemingly inexplicable and tedious laws.4/5. Monster of God The Man-Eating Predator in the Jungles of History and the Mind by David Quammen.

5 Want to read; Published September 8, by Cited by: Leviathan (/ l ɪ ˈ v aɪ. ə θ ən /; Hebrew: לִוְיָתָן, Livyatan) is a creature with the form of a sea serpent from Jewish belief, referenced in the Hebrew Bible in the Book of Job, Psalms, the Book of Isaiah, and the Book of Amos.

The Leviathan of the Book of Job is a reflection of the older Canaanite Lotan, a primeval monster defeated by the god Baal Hadad. Monster of God Quotes Showing of 3 “Among the earliest forms of human self-awareness was the awareness of being meat.” ― David Quammen, Monster of God: The Man-Eating Predator in the Jungles of History and the Mind 11 likes.

Quammen writes about the survivor, not humanity, but rather the man-eating predators. The true monster's of God are humanity and their destructive nature when in comes to the world around them/5(40). "Monster of God" is a fascinating look at dangerous "man-eating" animals throughout the world and how they interact with man.

It is also a travelogue written by a man obviously interested in detail, history, culture, and the inner-workings of the human mind.5/5(5). Quammen writes about the survivor, not humanity, but rather the man-eating predators. The true monster's of God are humanity and their destructive nature when in comes to the world around them.

Great read nonetheless. Depressing, but fascinating as /5. The Beast (Greek: Θηρίον, Thērion) may refer to one of two beasts described in the Book of Revelation. The first beast comes "out of the sea" and is given authority and power by the first beast is initially mentioned in Revelation as coming out of the appearance is described in detail in Revelationand some of the mystery behind his appearance is.

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—New York Times Book Review For millennia, lions, tigers, and their man-eating kin have kept our dark, scary forests dark and scary, and their predatory majesty has been the stuff of folklore. But by the year big predators may only exist 5/5(5).

David Quammen's book, The Song of the Dodo, is a brilliant, stirring work, breathtaking in its scope, far-reaching in its message - a crucial book in precarious times, which radically alters the way in which we understand the natural world and our place in that world.

It's. DOUGLAS PRESTON worked as a writer and editor for the American Museum of Natural History and taught writing at Princeton University.

He has written for The New Yorker, Natural History, National Geographic, Harper's, Smithsonian, and The author of several acclaimed nonfiction books—including the bestseller The Monster of Florence—Preston is also the co-author with Lincoln /5(46). Is God a Moral Monster?: Making Sense Of The Old Testament God Paperback – January 1, by Paul Copan (Author) › Visit Amazon's Paul Copan Page.

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I .Dreams of Gods and Monsters is a war epic, not just the story of a demon and angel's forbidden love. Everything lovely about the first book is simply one part of a whole story.

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