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Karen Armstrong

  • Compassion is not an option. It's the key to our survival.

    • Karen Armstrong
  • Creation stories had never been regarded as historically accurate; their purpose was therapeutic. But once you start reading Genesis as scientifically valid, you have bad science and bad religion.

    • Karen Armstrong
  • Fundamentalists are not friends of democracy. And that includes your fundamentalists in the United States.

    • Karen Armstrong
  • There are some forms of religion that are bad, just as there's bad cooking or bad art or bad sex, you have bad religion too.

    • Karen Armstrong
  • A theology should be like poetry, which takes us to the end of what words and thoughts can do.

    • Karen Armstrong,
    • interview with Terry Gross, www.npr.org ()

Karen Armstrong, English writer, comparative religions expert

(1944)