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“Karen Armstrong is a genius.”
— A.N. Wilson, author of Jesus: A Life
“Armstrong can simplify complex ideas, but she is never simplistic.”
— The New York Times Book Review
“Armstrong is a masterful writer.”
— Publishers Weekly
“Armstrong has the gift of being able to compress a lot of information into a small space without losing focus or clarity.”
— Edmonton Journal
KAREN ARMSTRONG, one of the foremost commentators on religious affairs, is the bestselling author of A History of God (1993), The Battle for God (2000), Islam: A Short History (2000), Buddha (2001), The Spiral Staircase (2004), The Great Transformation (2006) and The Case for God (2009), among many other books. Having spent seven years as a Roman Catholic nun, she left her order in 1969 and took a B.Litt. at Oxford, taught modern literature at the University of London and headed the English department of a public girls' school. She became a freelance writer and broadcaster in 1982, and in 1983 she worked in the Middle East on a six-part documentary television series on the life and works of St. Paul. Her other television work has included Varieties of Religious Experience (1984) and Tongues of Fire (1985); the latter resulted in an anthology by that name on religious and poetic expression. In 1996 she participated in Bill Moyers' television series Genesis. She has taught at the Leo Baeck College for the Study of Judaism and the Training of Rabbis and Teachers and was awarded the 1999 Muslim Public Affairs Council Media Award. She regularly contributes reviews and articles to newspapers and journals.See all Product Description
Karen Armstrong has written a book that can affect the 21st Century more than any other book that I have read .Published on Sept. 1 2013 by Don
Armstrong spent too much time as a nun. This book shows just how messed up she is.
Karen Armstrong is an abomination. Read more