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The Case for God

Karen Armstrong - Religion - 2009 - 406 pages
From the bestselling author of A History of God and The Great Transformation comes a balanced, nuanced understanding of the role religion plays in human life and the trajectory ...
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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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Through the Narrow Gate: A Memoir of Spiritual Discovery

Karen Armstrong - Biography & Autobiography - 1994 - 281 pages
A renowned religious commentator and author of A History of God details her own spiritual quest, presenting a moving and eloquent account of an adventure that started when she ...
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On the Bible

Karen Armstrong - Bible - 2007 - 302 pages
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The Battle for God

Karen Armstrong - Religion - 2001 - 442 pages
Reveals how the fundamentalist movements in Christianity, Judaism, and Islam were born out of a dread of modernity.
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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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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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