Karen Armstrong
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Karen Armstrong

Karen Armstrong is one of the world's leading commentators on religious affairs. She spent seven years as a Roman Catholic nun, but left her teaching order in 1969 to read English at St Anne's College, Oxford. In 1982, she became a full time writer and broadcaster. She is a best-selling author of over 16 books. A passionate campaigner for religious liberty, Armstrong has addressed members of the United States Congress and participated in the World Economic Forum. In 2013 she recieved the British Academy's inaugural Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for improving transcultural understanding.

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    • The Lost Art of Scripture

    • By: Karen Armstrong
    • Narrated by: Karen Armstrong
    • Length: 24 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In our increasingly secular world, holy texts are at best seen as irrelevant, and at worst as an excuse to incite violence, hatred and division....

    Regular price: £25.99

    • The Bible

    • A Biography: Books That Changed the World
    • By: Karen Armstrong
    • Narrated by: Josephine Bailey
    • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    As the work at the heart of Christianity, the Bible is the spiritual guide for one out of every three people in the world....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Are the Ten Commandments Written in Stone?

    • By Maolsheachlann on 11-12-08

    Regular price: £18.29

    • A Short History of Myth

    • By: Karen Armstrong
    • Narrated by: Sandra Burr
    • Length: 3 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Human Beings have always been myth makers....

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    • Robotic reader

    • By richard2 on 23-02-19

    Regular price: £14.99

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