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Ideas of Karen Armstrong, by Text

[British, fl. 1993, A former nun. Biblical scholar and freelance writer on religion.]

1993 A History of God
Intro p.1 Faith is not just belief in propositions, but also putting trust in them
Ch.1 p.31 There is virtually no sign of monotheism in the Pentateuch
Ch.1 p.38 Around 800 BCE teachers superseded gods in India
Ch.1 p.46 In the Bible God changes his mind (repenting of creating humanity, in the Flood)
Ch.2 p.61 Monotheism introduced intolerance into religious thinking
Ch.3 p.98 The idea that Jesus was God was only settled in the fourth century