Daily Archives: January 24, 2015

Karen Armstrong: Quest for power — not religion , motivating jihadists,

AP Photo via Militant Website, File ISIS fighters next to a police vehicle in Iraq’s Anbar Province in January 2014. Is Islam inherently more violent than any other religion? In her new book Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence, respected historian and author Karen Armstrong explores the roots of bloodthirst and prejudice – and finds it not any holy …

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