Karen Armstrong: Author that Paris needs to bring Christians & Muslims together; nominating her for Nobel

Epigraph:

Blessed are the merciful,
for they will be shown mercy.
Blessed are the pure in heart,
for they will see God.
Blessed are the peacemakers,
for they will be called children of God. (Matthew 5:7-9)

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 Presented by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times

Karen Armstrong: Author that Paris needs to bring the Christians and the Muslims together; nominating her for Nobel Prize in Literature

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Building the Case for Nobel Prize for Karen Armstrong

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Nominating Karen Armstrong for Literature Nobel Prize

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