Tag Archives: Karen Armstrong

Fields of Blood

We are a violent species. We are a compassionate species. News recently has covered cases of young unarmed black men killed by police. The wars/invasions in Iraq and Afghanistan have led to further hatred and war. Why do we make … Continue reading

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Myth- and a favourite author.

Karen Armstrong has written  A Short History of Myth for the introduction to a series of modern novels on mythic themes, as I discovered when I read The Penelopiad last week. So I read what started as typical Karen Armstrong- … Continue reading

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Twelve Steps!

Twelve Steps -To a Compassionate Life. This is Karen Armstrong’s 2011 book. Karen Armstrong won a TED prize in 2007- given for people who have “ideas worth spreading”. Lots of the talks by recipients are now available on the web: … Continue reading

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