Tag Archives: Karen Armstrong

A History of God

A History of God: the 4000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam ¬© 1993 Karen Armstrong 460 pages I checked this out in early 2006 but quickly lost interest after encountering the Sumerian mythology that Armstrong introduces the book with. … Continue reading

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Buddha ¬© 2001 Karen Armstrong 205 pages Karen Armstrong’s Buddha is a concise biography of Siddhartha Gautama, otherwise known as (the) Buddha. The book, divided into five key sections, begins with Armstrong introducing the texts she uses as her sources … Continue reading

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The Great Transformation

The Great Transformation: the Beginning of our Religious Traditions¬© 2006 Karen Armstrong469 pages I looked forward to reading this book, and my expectations were met. Karen Armstrong’s The Great Transformation is a historical narrative detailing the creation of four of … Continue reading

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