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    [E–pub New] (The Lost Art of Scripture) Author Karen Armstrong “In many ways we seem to be losing the art of scripture in the modern world Instead of reading it to achieve transformation we use it to confirm our own views – ether that our religion is right and that of our enemies wrong or in the case of sceptics that religion is unworthy of serious consideration Too many believers and non believers alike now read these sacred texts in a doggedly literal manner that is uite dif

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    [E–pub New] (The Lost Art of Scripture) Author Karen Armstrong Karen Armstrong is a profound thinker writer and historian I felt like I understood about half of what she wrote but that half was really worth the long read My sense of her thesis is that to rescue the sacred texts we need to read them aloud and repeatedly bringing them to bear on our present day histories This far of a right brain transformative experience than a left brain academic one

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    [E–pub New] (The Lost Art of Scripture) Author Karen Armstrong Karen Armstrong for those unfamiliar with her work is a former nun and British writer who has written extensively

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    [E–pub New] (The Lost Art of Scripture) Author Karen Armstrong Karen Armstong is recognized as one of the most respected religious scholars alive today She has a remarkable range of knowledge about the history of various religions including China India Judaism Christianity and IslamShe argues in this book that scripture in its origins was wedded to ritual and to art and its

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The Lost Art of Scripture

free read The Lost Art of Scripture review The Lost Art of Scripture Ö eBook or Kindle ePUB In our increasingly secular world holy texts are at best seen as irrelevant and at worst as an excuse to incite violence hatred and division So what value if any can scripture hold for us today And if our world no longer seems compatible with scripture is it perhaps because its original purpose has become lostToday we see the uran being used by some to justify war and terrorism the Torah to deny Palestinians the right to live in the Land of Israel and the Bible to condemn homosexuality and contraception The holy texts at the. This is a remarkable telling of the history of man s desire to commune with his creator how it has been attempted or accomplished from early man to present day with the thread of leftright brain activity This book is filled with historical information from the world s varied cultures and faithsWhether you are a scholar of any of the world s sacred texts or familiar with the history of worship in all its forms in varying cultures this book has applications for todayHighly recommend to anyone interested in the study of worship through the agesLibrary Loan

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free read The Lost Art of Scripture review The Lost Art of Scripture Ö eBook or Kindle ePUB Centre of all religious traditions are often employed selectively to underwrite arbitrary and subjective views They are believed to be divinely ordained; they are claimed to contain eternal truthsBut as Karen Armstrong a world authority on religious affairs shows in this fascinating journey through millennia of history this narrow reading of scripture is a relatively recent phenomenon For hundreds of years these texts were instead viewed as spiritual tools scripture was a means for the individual to connect with the divine. Karen Armstrong is a profound thinker writer and historian I felt like I understood about half of what she wrote but that half was really worth the long read My sense of her thesis is that to rescue the sacred texts we need to read them aloud and repeatedly bringing them to bear on our present day histories This far of a right brain transformative experience than a left brain academic one

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free read The Lost Art of Scripture review The Lost Art of Scripture Ö eBook or Kindle ePUB To transcend their physical existence and to experience a higher level of consciousness Holy texts were seen as fluid and adaptable rather than a set of binding archaic rules or a ‘truth’ that has to be ‘believed’Armstrong argues that only by rediscovering an open engagement with their holy texts will the world’s religions be able to curtail arrogance intolerance and violence And if scripture is used to engage with the world in meaningful and compassionate ways we will find that it still has a great deal to teach u. A lot of knowledge of the material here but I felt like Armstrong bit off than she could chew You get an overview of theology and scripture from China India and the West going back 4000 years The start of the book introduces the book s main point how we ve come to a point where we don t do a good job reading scripture We go to scripture to confirm what we already think not to learn from it But that point gets lost in the mass of info The last chapter takes the idea head on but it barely mentions China or India in doing so It s two books in one a history of religion and an intepretation of modern theology but the two parts never uite come together

  • Hardcover
  • 560
  • The Lost Art of Scripture
  • Karen Armstrong
  • English
  • 15 February 2020
  • 9781847924315