Karen Armstrong: “Religion does not beget violence.”

Source: CBC

From ISIS beheadings, to the kidnapping of 200 girls in Nigeria, the news brings us a steady diet of horrifying images of violence inspired by religion. In her new book, Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence, British author – and former Catholic sister – Karen Armstrong zeros in on the myths and the reality, surrounding the role of religion in the history of warfare and violence.

Reference:

http://www.cbc.ca/thesundayedition/features/2014/11/30/karen-armstrong-religion-does-not-beget-violence/

 

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Categories: Americas, Canada, Islam, Religion

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