UK: Karen Armstrong delivers Annual Pluralism Lecture at Aga Khan Centre

Karen Armstrong delivered the Global Centre for Pluralism’s 2018 Annual Pluralism Lecture at the Aga Khan Centre on 4 October, in the presence of Mawlana Hazar Imam, Princess Zahra, former Governor General of Canada Adrienne Clarkson, and Secretary General of the Global Centre for Pluralism John McNee. Armstrong — a British author, historian, officer of…

Dubai Ismaili Centre, Webcast: Dr Karen Armstrong on ‘The Charter of Compassion’ | Saturday 22 September 2018 at 7 PM Gulf Standard Time

Dr Karen Armstrong, an internationally acclaimed scholar and best-selling author of numerous books on religion, will deliver an Ismaili Centre International Lecture at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai. Dr Armstrong will speak about the Charter of Compassion which she launched with religious leaders globally. The charter has over two million signatures and brings to light the…

An interview with Dr Karen Armstrong: ‘The Golden Rule and Religion’ — by Sahil Baduddin on the Ismaili

The.Ismaili brings you Sahil Badruddin’s interview with Karen Armstrong, an internationally acclaimed scholar and bestselling author of numerous books on religion. She won the 2008 TED Prize launching The Charter for Compassion, which has over two million signatories. She discussed her insights on compassion, the Golden Rule, nationalism, materialism, cosmopolitan ethics, religious literacy, the future…

Theologin Karen Armstrong: "Unsere Aufklärung war fehlerhaft" — Interview mit Deutschland Radio Kultur de| Beitrag vom 07.12.2014

Ehemalige Nonne über aggressive Säkularisten und friedliche Theologen Moderation: Philipp Gessler Die renommierte britische Religionswissenschaftlerin Karen Armstrong (GERRY PENNY / AFP) Angesichts der Gräueltaten, die die IS-Miliz und Fundamentalisten in Israel und Palästina begehen, könnte man meinen, die Welt wäre besser ohne Religion. Karen Armstrong, britische Religionswissenschaftlerin und ehemalige Nonne, sieht das anders. Philipp Gessler:…

„Religion hat keinen gewalttätigen Kern“ — Interview mit Karen Armstrong in Cicero de (In German language)

Im Namen Gottes mordeten sich die Kreuzzügler durchs Gelobte Land, im selben Namen wollen radikale Milizen einen islamischen Gottesstaat in Syrien und im Irak errichten. Die Religionswissenschaftlerin Karen Armstrong erklärt im Interview, warum heilige Kriege dennoch keine bloßen Religionskriege sind und weshalb Säkularismus Gläubige radikalisieren kann   Karen Armstrong zählt zu den weltweit renommiertesten Religionswissenschaftlern….

“No, Religion Does Not Cause All Wars”: Fields of Blood|Religion and the History of Violence — Book by Karen Armstrong listen at Amazon com and Huffington Post com

Karen Armstrong From the renowned and best-selling author of A History of God, a sweeping exploration of religion and the history of human violence. For the first time, religious self-identification is on the decline in American. Some analysts have cited as cause a post-9/11perception: that faith in general is a source of aggression, intolerance, and…

Bringing communities together in an act of Compassion – By Karima Ramji at Times Colonist com Canada

 The second in the series of four multi-faith conversations that took place in Victoria for the past few Sunday afternoons was hosted by the Ismaili Muslim community. Inspired by Karen Armstrong’s book Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life, this series served to enhance one’s understanding of compassion from various faith perspectives. Not surprisingly, the Ismaili community began…

9/11 event focuses on Charter of Compassion – Naperville Sun News

Representatives of the Naperville Interfaith Leadership Association make final plans for the upcoming 9/11 community event Sunday at North Central College’s Wentz Hall. (From left) Tabassum Haleen from the Islamic Center of Naperville; Bernie Newman from Congregation Beth Shalom; Lynn Pries, chaplain of North Central College; and Cheri Rosales of St. Thomas the Apostle Church…

Videos and news on Karen Armstrong’s Charter for Compassion

About the Project The Charter for Compassion is the result of Karen Armstrong’s 2008 TED Prize wish and made possible by the generous support of the Fetzer Institute. It was unveiled to the world on November 12, 2009. Why a Charter for Compassion? The Charter of Compassion is a cooperative effort to restore not only compassionate…

Karen Armstrong’s new project: “The Charter for Compassion”

Karen Armstrong has dedicated her life to the study of religion — both from inside the walls of a convent during her seven years as a Catholic nun — and as a author of books on the world’s faiths from Islam to Buddhism and a best-selling HISTORY OF GOD. Her examination of the commonalities of…