Twelve Steps To A Compassionate Life

December 27, 2011|
Twelve Steps To A Compassionate Life by Karen Armstrong
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Karen Armstrong explains how to practise the religion of compassion that her last books have preached.

In November 2009 Armstrong and TED launched The Charter of Compassion, which states that "We call upon all men and women to restore compassion to the centre of morality and cultivate an informed empathy with the suffering of all human beings — even those regarded as enemies." To date, it''s been signed by over 48,000 people on the Web, including such figures as The Dalai Lama and Queen Noor, Dave Eggers and Meg Ryan. ( Out of the ideals of that Charter has come this humane, accessible, indispensable short book for our times.
KAREN ARMSTRONG is one of the world''s leading commentators on religious affairs. She spent seven years as a Roman Catholic nun, but left her teaching order in 1969 to read English at St Anne''s College, Oxford. In 1982, she became a full time writer and broadcaster. She is a bestselling author of over 16 books on religious affairs, in...
Title:Twelve Steps To A Compassionate Life
Product dimensions:240 pages, 8 X 5.2 X 0.76 in
Shipping dimensions:240 pages, 8 X 5.2 X 0.76 in
Published:December 27, 2011
Publisher:Knopf Canada
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780307400666

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