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Islam: A Short History

Karen Armstrong - History - 2007 - 272 pages
No religion in the modern world is as feared and misunderstood as Islam. It haunts the popular Western imagination as an extreme faith that promotes authoritarian government ...
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The Bible: A Biography

Karen Armstrong - Religion - 2008 - 176 pages
Examines the Bible's complex history, the social and political environment in which oral history became written scripture, how the various books were collected into a single ...
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The Great Transformation: The Beginning of Our Religious Traditions

Karen Armstrong - Religion - 2006 - 469 pages
From Karen Armstrong, the bestselling author of A History of God and The Spiral Staircase, comes this extraordinary investigation of a critical moment in the evolution of ...
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The Case for God

Karen Armstrong - Religion - 2009 - 432 pages
A nuanced exploration of the part that religion plays in human life, drawing on the insights of the past in order to build a faith that speaks to the needs of our dangerously ...
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Plädoyer für Gott

Karen Armstrong - Philosophy - 2010 - 108 pages
English summary: In the modern period, the conception of religion in the West changed and became problematic. Theology is not providing us with explanations but inviting us to ...
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The Spiral Staircase: My Climb Out of Darkness

Karen Armstrong - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 336 pages
In 1962, at age seventeen, Karen Armstrong entered a convent, eager to meet God. After seven brutally unhappy years as a nun, she left her order to pursue English literature at ...
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Karen Armstrong - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 290 pages
This vivid and detailed biography strips away centuries of distortion and myth and presents a balanced view of the man whose religion continues to dramatically affect the ...
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Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life

Karen Armstrong - Religion - 2010 - 240 pages
One of the most original thinkers on the role of religion in the modern world—author of such acclaimed books as A History of God, Islam, and Buddha—now gives us an ...
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In the Beginning

Karen Armstrong - Religion - 2011 - 192 pages
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