Yes, Armstrong’s book takes a crack at a huge subject that still isn’t well understood. The “zeitgeist” of that time is fascinating. And the Silk Road appears to have tied it together. One interesting thing is that people — at least many people — in that time period appear to have been more open than nowadays to new ideas and synergy.

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Poet, Senior Minister at First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis, a Humanist congregation. Amazon author's page amazon.com/author/davidbreeden

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