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❴EPUB❵ ✺ Lost Art of Scripture Author Karen Armstrong – 21st-century.co 'An amazingly wide ranging book showing that the world's religious texts can be a force for good today' John Barton author of A History of the BibleIn our increasingly secular world holy texts are at 'An amazingly wide ranging book showing that the world's religious texts can be a force for good today' John Barton author of A History of the BibleIn our increasingly secular world holy texts are at best seen as irrelevant and at worst as an excuse to incite violence hatred and division The uran the Torah and the Bible are often employed selectively to underwrite arbitrary and subjective views They are believed to be divinely ordained; they are claimed to contain eternal truths But as Karen Armstrong a world authority on religious affairs shows in this fascinating journey through millennia of history this narrow reading of scripture is a relatively recent phenomenon Armstrong argues that only by rediscovering an open engagement with their holy texts will the world’s religions be able to curtail arrogance and intolerance And if scripture is used to engage with the world inmeaningful and compassionate ways we will find that it still has a great deal to teach us‘Magisterial A dazzling accomplishment’ New York Times‘Glorious Armstrong is the most articulate and generous hearted exegete of religion writing in English at the present time’ AN Wilson New Statesman.

'An amazingly wide ranging book showing that the world's religious texts can be a force for good today' John Barton author of A History of the BibleIn our increasingly secular world holy texts are at best seen as irrelevant and at worst as an excuse to incite violence hatred and division The uran the Torah and the Bible are often employed selectively to underwrite arbitrary and subjective views They are believed to be divinely ordained; they are claimed to contain eternal truths But as Karen Armstrong a world authority on religious affairs shows in this fascinating journey through millennia of history this narrow reading of scripture is a relatively recent phenomenon Armstrong argues that only by rediscovering an open engagement with their holy texts will the world’s religions be able to curtail arrogance and intolerance And if scripture is used to engage with the world inmeaningful and compassionate ways we will find that it still has a great deal to teach us‘Magisterial A dazzling accomplishment’ New York Times‘Glorious Armstrong is the most articulate and generous hearted exegete of religion writing in English at the present time’ AN Wilson New Statesman.

lost mobile scripture free Lost Art mobile Lost Art of Scripture PDF/EPUB'An amazingly wide ranging book showing that the world's religious texts can be a force for good today' John Barton author of A History of the BibleIn our increasingly secular world holy texts are at best seen as irrelevant and at worst as an excuse to incite violence hatred and division The uran the Torah and the Bible are often employed selectively to underwrite arbitrary and subjective views They are believed to be divinely ordained; they are claimed to contain eternal truths But as Karen Armstrong a world authority on religious affairs shows in this fascinating journey through millennia of history this narrow reading of scripture is a relatively recent phenomenon Armstrong argues that only by rediscovering an open engagement with their holy texts will the world’s religions be able to curtail arrogance and intolerance And if scripture is used to engage with the world inmeaningful and compassionate ways we will find that it still has a great deal to teach us‘Magisterial A dazzling accomplishment’ New York Times‘Glorious Armstrong is the most articulate and generous hearted exegete of religion writing in English at the present time’ AN Wilson New Statesman.

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