Ms. Karen Armstrong Lecture

Ms. Karen Armstrong
Author, teacher and commentator

will be addressing the Vancouver Institute on October 24 at 8:15 p.m. in Lecture Hall No. 2 in the Woodward Instructional Resources Centre, University of British Columbia.

A History of God

Author of The New York Times best-seller, A History of God, Karen Armstrong entered the religious order when she was seventeen and spent seven years as a Roman Catholic nun. After leaving her convent in 1969, she earned a degree at Oxford University and taught modern literature. She has become one of the foremost British commentators on religious affairs and now teaches at London's Leo Baeck College for the Study of Judaism and the Training of Rabbis and Teachers. She is also an honorary member of the Association of Muslim Social Sciences. Her books include: The Gospel According to Women, Holy War, and Muhammad: A Biography of the Prophet.

Fall Program 1998
Sep 26, Oct 3, Oct 17, Oct 24, Oct 31, Nov 7, Nov 14, Nov 21, Nov 28, Dec 5.

Background Information

(Compiled by Ted Powell)

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