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Karen Armstrong

Karen Armstrong

"Runaway nun" with rebellious ideas
Language : English

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  • Philosophy, Religion & Spirituality
    • Religion
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  • Religion
  • Global problems of the modern world
  • Social developments and society
Karen Armstrong writes books about Judaism, Christianity and Islam. She was a nun for seven years. She left the order in 1969. Later she graduated at Oxford University and became an English teacher. In 1982 she published 'Through the Narrow Gate', which described the restricted and narrow life she experienced in the convent. She has since become a prolific writer and an expert on subjects touching on all of the three major monotheistic religions. In 1999 she was honoured
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Karen Armstrong writes books about Judaism, Christianity and Islam. She was a nun for seven years. She left the order in 1969. Later she graduated at Oxford University and became an English teacher. In 1982 she published 'Through the Narrow Gate', which described the restricted and narrow life she experienced in the convent. She has since become a prolific writer and an expert on subjects touching on all of the three major monotheistic religions. In 1999 she was honoured by the Islamic Centre of Southern California for her work on the meaning of faith and religion for life and society. This 'runaway nun' is full of rebellious thoughts. She compared Pope John Paul II with a Muslim fundamentalist.
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