Karen Armstrong

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Karen Armstrong

Karen Armstrong, OBE, FRSL (born 14 November 1944) is a British author and commentator of Irish Catholic descent known for…

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Failure

Karen Armstrong quote : Mohammed was not an …

Mohammed was not an apparent failure. He was a dazzling success, politically as well as spiritually, and Islam went from…

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Home

Karen Armstrong quote : In the holy city …

In the holy city of Mecca, violence of any kind was forbidden. From the moment they left home, pilgrims were…

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Faith

Karen Armstrong quote : The hajj is one …

The hajj is one of the five essential practices of Islam when they make the pilgrimage to Mecca, Muslims ritually…

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Faith

Karen Armstrong quote : Today we often think …

Today we often think that before we start living a religious life we have first to accept the creedal doctrines…

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Faith

Karen Armstrong quote : Ever since the Crusades …

Ever since the Crusades, when Christians from western Europe were fighting holy wars against Muslims in the near east, western…

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Dreams

Karen Armstrong quote : When violence becomes imbedded …

When violence becomes imbedded in a region, then this affects everything. It affects your dreams, your fantasies and relationships, and…

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Death

Karen Armstrong quote : Islam is a religion …

Islam is a religion of success. Unlike Christianity, which has as its main image, in the west at least, a…

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ChangeGod

Karen Armstrong quote : We have domesticated God’s …

We have domesticated God’s transcendence. We often learn about God at about the same time as we are learning about…

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