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Karen Armstrong: "Religion does not beget violence."

From ISIS beheadings, to the kidnapping of 200 girls in Nigeria, the news brings us a steady diet of horrifying images of violence inspired by religion.  In her new book, Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence, British author - and former Catholic sister - Karen Armstrong zeros in on the myths and the reality, surrounding the role...
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From ISIS beheadings, to the kidnapping of 200 girls in Nigeria, the news brings us a steady diet of horrifying images of violence inspired by religion.  In her new book,  Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence, British author - and former Catholic sister -  Karen Armstrong zeros in on the myths and the reality, surrounding the role of religion in the history of warfare and violence.

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