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- We have domesticated God's transcendence. We often learn about God at about the same time as we are learning about Santa Claus but our ideas about Santa Claus change, mature and become more nuanced, whereas our ideas of God can remain at a rather infantile level.
- Islam is a religion of success. Unlike Christianity, which has as its main image, in the west at least, a man dying in a devastating, disgraceful, helpless death.
- When violence becomes imbedded in a region, then this affects everything. It affects your dreams, your fantasies and relationships, and your religion becomes violent, too.
- Mohammed was not an apparent failure. He was a dazzling success, politically as well as spiritually, and Islam went from strength to strength to strength.
- Ever since the Crusades, when Christians from western Europe were fighting holy wars against Muslims in the near east, western people have often perceived Islam as a violent and intolerant faith - even though when this prejudice took root Islam had a better record of tolerance than Christianity.
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- Lwestwoodauthor: this looks good! i've always enjoyed karen armstrong's books
- Watkinsbooks: sacred nature by karen armstrong
- Kerrimpr: if you've never seen karen armstrong on the stage of the fitzgerald theater, you're in for a wonderful experience on sept. 14th. we'll talk about our sacred bond with nature and what that means for a warming world.
- Sophiacycles: thinking can only take you so far. action, behavior, especially compassionate behavior, is more important than thinking. by constantly exercising compassion, you enter a different state of consciousness. this rather than thinking will get you to enlightenment.~karen armstrong
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