The Lost Art of Scripture

The Lost Art of Scripture

In our increasingly secular world, holy texts are at best seen as irrelevant, and at worst as an excuse to incite violence, hatred and division. So what value, if any, can scripture hold for us today? And if our world no longer seems compatible with scripture, is it perhaps because its original purpose has become lost? Today we see the Quran being used by some t In our increasingly secular world, holy texts are at best seen as irrelevant, and at worst as an excuse to incite violence, hatre...

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Title:The Lost Art of Scripture
Author:Karen Armstrong
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Genres:Religion
ISBN:The Lost Art of Scripture
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Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:560 pages pages

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  • Rebecca
    Sep 24, 2019
    ?In many ways, we seem to be losing the art of scripture in the modern world. Instead of reading it to achieve transformation, we use it to confirm our own views ? ether that our religion is right and that of our enemies wrong, or, in the case of sceptics, that religion is unworthy...
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  • Tom Helmick
    Aug 10, 2019
    Karen Armstrong is a profound thinker, writer, and historian. I felt like I understood about half of what she wrote, but that half was really worth the long read. My sense of her thesis is that to "rescue the sacred texts" we need to read them aloud and repeatedly, bringing them to bea...
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  • Gerard Villegas
    Sep 01, 2019
    Everyone interprets all holy religious texts differently. Here's history of the arguments and all the wars fought because of it. Read this if you are an academic reader. 'Nuff said. ...
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    Aug 17, 2019
    A book for those of any faith or no faith Lots of challenging ideas in here. An uncomfortable read for fundamentalists of any faith. Particularly those who are print literalists. It explores how much more we have in common rather than our differences. ...
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