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Karen Armstrong is one of the world's leading commentators on religious affairs. She spent seven years as a Roman Catholic nun in the 1960s, but then left her teaching order in 1969 to read English at Oxford. In 1982 she became a full-time writer and broadcaster. The best-selling author of over sixteen books, she is a passionate campaigner for religious liberty.

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Fields of Blood Religion and the History of Violence by Karen Armstrong
Fields of Blood Religion and the History of Violence
Karen Armstrong
Taking us on a journey from prehistoric times onwards, the author contrasts medieval crusaders and modern-day jihadists with the pacifism of the Buddha and Jesus' vision of a just and peaceful society; moreover, she demonstrates that the underlying reasons for...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970

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