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
After leaving her religious order in 1969, Karen Armstrong took a degree at Oxford University and taught modern literature. She has since become one of the world's foremost commentators on religious affairs and wrote bestseller A History of God. She has been successful as an author with other titles such as The Battle for God, The Case for God and Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life. Armstrong is a teacher at the Leo Baeck College for the Study of Judaism and the Training of Rabbis and Teachers, and an honorary members of the Association of Muslim Social Sciences, she lives in London.
Karen Armstrong currently resides in London. Karen Armstrong was born in 1944.
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