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    • The Great Transformation

    • The Beginning of Our Religious Traditions
    • By: Karen Armstrong
    • Narrated by: Karen Armstrong
    • Length: 22 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 295
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 157
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 156

    From one of the world's leading writers on religion and the highly acclaimed author of the best-selling A History of God, The Battle for God, and The Spiral Staircase, comes a major new work: a chronicle of one of the most important intellectual revolutions in world history and its relevance to our own time.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By Laura on 09-20-06

    Regular price: $42.60

    • The Case for God

    • By: Karen Armstrong
    • Narrated by: Karen Armstrong
    • Length: 16 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 264
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 177
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 184

    Moving from the Paleolithic age to the present, Karen Armstrong details the great lengths to which humankind has gone in order to experience a sacred reality that it called by many names, such as God, Brahman, Nirvana, Allah, or Dao. Focusing especially on Christianity but including Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Chinese spiritualities, Armstrong examines the diminished impulse toward religion in our own time.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great recasting of how God should be interpreted

    • By Kindle Customer on 02-18-11

    Regular price: $39.93

    • Fields of Blood

    • Religion and the History of Violence
    • By: Karen Armstrong
    • Narrated by: Karen Armstrong
    • Length: 20 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 274
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 243
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 243

    For the first time, religious self-identification is on the decline in American. Some analysts have cited as cause a post-9/11 perception: that faith in general is a source of aggression, intolerance, and divisiveness - something bad for society. But how accurate is that view? With deep learning and sympathetic understanding, Karen Armstrong sets out to discover the truth about religion and violence in each of the world’s great traditions, taking us on an astonishing journey from prehistoric times to the present.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Rethinking Violence and Religion

    • By Milton Big Elk on 11-05-14

    Regular price: $38.50

    • St. Paul: The Apostle We Love to Hate

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    • By: Karen Armstrong
    • Narrated by: Karen Armstrong
    • Length: 5 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 111
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 99
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    St. Paul is known throughout the world as the first Christian writer, authoring fourteen of the twenty-seven books in the New Testament. But as Karen Armstrong demonstrates in St. Paul: The Apostle We Love to Hate, he also exerted a more significant influence on the spread of Christianity throughout the world than any other figure in history.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Devoid of fresh insight

    • By Rev. David B. Smith on 11-26-16

    Regular price: $17.99

    • Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life

    • By: Karen Armstrong
    • Narrated by: Karen Armstrong
    • Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164
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      4 out of 5 stars 133
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 128

    Karen Armstrong believes that while compassion is intrinsic in all human beings, each of us needs to work diligently to cultivate and expand our capacity for compassion. Here, in this straightforward, thoughtful, and thought-provoking book, she sets out a program that can lead us toward a more compassionate life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Accessible, Digestible Manifesto About Kindness

    • By Elizabeth L. Smithson on 01-15-14

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Muhammad

    • A Prophet for Our Time
    • By: Karen Armstrong
    • Narrated by: Karen Armstrong
    • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 230
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 186
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 181

    From the best-selling author of Islam: A Short History comes an important addition to the Eminent Lives book series. A former Roman Catholic nun and winner of a Muslim Public Affairs Council Media Award, Karen Armstrong shows how Muhammad's life can teach us a great deal about our world. More is known about Muhammad than any other major religion founder, yet he remains mysterious.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Karen Armstrong did justice with this biography

    • By Dr Naveed on 08-05-12

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Rage

    • By: Stewart Raffill
    • Narrated by: Mark Deakins, Julia Whelan, Hillary Huber, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Rage is an international political thriller. Jack Anderson, the newly elected, optimistic President of the United States finds his political agenda put on hold when 15 American naval officers unexpectedly seize control of a USS-Ohio-class nuclear submarine.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Justice is finally served!!!!!

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-29-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Future of God

    • The Reclaiming of Spirituality’s Mystical Roots
    • By: Karen Armstrong
    • Narrated by: Karen Armstrong
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Original Recording
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      5 out of 5 stars 26
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    What does tomorrow hold for the way we worship God? In The Future of God, Karen Armstrong guides us through a bewildering landscape, over many centuries and civilizations, to show how our concept of God has evolved with the passage of time. Armstrong suggests ways that prayer, imagination, and silence can help everyone on the spiritual path today enter the mystery within our depths and recognize God in ourselves and others.

    Regular price: $7.33

    • The Great Transformation

    • The Beginning of Our Religious Traditions
    • By: Karen Armstrong
    • Narrated by: Karen Armstrong
    • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    From one of the world's leading writers on religion and the highly acclaimed author of the best-selling A History of God, The Battle for God, and The Spiral Staircase, comes a major new work: a chronicle of one of the most important intellectual revolutions in world history and its relevance to our own time.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book

    • By Gary on 10-06-09

    Regular price: $31.93