“Fields of Blood”
Armstrong, one of today’s leading historians of religion, and author of The Case for God, considers the roles violence has played in different faiths. Tracing the roots of Crusades, Jihads, and various non-violent practices, Armstrong looks back to humanity’s earliest societies and shows how notions of the sacred were accommodated to or supplanted the warrior ethos.
“The Theology of Revolution”
“The theology of revolution — for Western people, that sounds almost a contradiction in terms,” author Karen Armstrong said.