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Fields of Blood

Religion and the History of Violence

Fields of Blood( )
Author: Armstrong, Karen
ISBN:978-1-84792-186-4
Publication Date:Oct 2014
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Bodley Head
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $59.99
Book Description:

It is the most persistent myth of our time: religion is the cause of all violence. But history suggests otherwise. Karen Armstrong, former Roman Catholic nun and one of our foremost scholars of religion, speaks out to disprove the link between religion and bloodshed.

* Religion is as old as humanity: Fields of Blood goes back to the Stone Age hunter-gatherers and traces religion through the centuries, from medieval crusaders to modern-day jihadists.

* The West...
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Book Details
Pages:512
Detailed Subjects: Religion / History
Religion / Religious Intolerance, Persecution & Conflict
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.2 x 24 x 4.5 cm
Book Weight:0.939 Kilograms
Author Biography
Armstrong, Karen (Author)
Karen Armstrong is one of the foremost commentators on religious affairs in both Britain and the United States. She spent seven years as a Roman Catholic nun and received a degree at Oxford University.

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