Item description for The Bible: The Biography (Christian Large Print Softcover) by Karen Armstrong...
Overview In this seminal account, acclaimed historian Karen Armstrong discusses the conception, gestation, and life of history's most powerful book. She analyzes the climate in which oral history turned into written scripture, how this scripture was collected into one work, and how it became accepted as Christianity's sacred text. This is a brilliant, captivating book, crucial in an age of declining faith and rising fundamentalism.
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Format: Large Print
Studio: Christian Large Print
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.3" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.9" Weight: 0.97 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2008
Publisher Christian Large Print
ISBN 1594152632 ISBN13 9781594152634
Availability 0 units.
More About Karen Armstrong
Karen Armstrong is the author of numerous books on religion, includingTheCase for God, A History of God, The Battle for God, Holy War, Islam, Buddha, andFields of Bloos, as well as a memoir, The Spiral Staircase. Her work has been translated into forty-five languages. In 2008 she was awarded the TED Prize and began working with TED on the Charter for Compassion, created online by the general public, crafted by leading thinkers in Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Confucianism. It was launched globally in the fall of 2009. Also in 2008, she was awarded the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Medal. In 2013, she received the British Academy s inaugural Nayef Al-RodhanPrize for Transcultural Understanding.
Karen Armstrong currently resides in London. Karen Armstrong was born in 1944.
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