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Karen Armstrong (1)

This page covers the author of A History of God: The 4,000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

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Karen Armstrong is one of the foremost commentators on religious affairs in both Britain and the United States. She spent seven years as a Roman Catholic nun and received a degree at Oxford University. (Publisher Provided) — biography from A History of God: The 4,000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity and Islam… (more)
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