"The Battle for God."

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Karen Armstrong
Thursday, October 21, 2004 - 7:30pm
Packard 101
Karen Armstrong is the author of the international best-seller The History of God, and many other books on religion, including Islam: A Short History, The Gospel According to Woman, Holy War, Muhammad, and The Battle for God: Fundamentalism in Judaism, Christianity and Islam.  In her lecture, Armstrong will present an account of the history of fundamentalism in Christianity, Judaism and Islam, and discuss the continued growth of fundamentalist movements as a response to a technologically driven world with liberal Western values.
Co-sponsored by  the Visiting Lectures Committee and the Religion Studies Department