Cliff Note Version of My Review of Holy War by Karen Armstrong.
Western civilization and Christianity. Bad. Very bad.
Eastern Civilization and Islam. Good. Read more
Ms. Armstrong is nearly illiterate regarding her subject matter. She is a failed Catholic who left the convent and a failed scholar whose dissertation was rejected. Read morePublished 3 months ago by CounterJihad
This is such an excellent book, and written on layman's terms, therefore, it's easily understood and is a insightful read! Thank you again Karen Armstrong!Published 7 months ago by Wendy Wallingford
Ms. Armstrong is an accomplished and knowledgeable author. Starting with the "History of God".Published 8 months ago by William J Freeman III
I simply could not plow through the incredible amount of info on every page and that was just the first chapter!Published 16 months ago by Paula L. Ponce
This was a gift purchase, so I can't say for sure. But the person I gave the book to, like this book and enjoyed reading it.Published 16 months ago by Marilyn
I think I picked the right time to read Karen Armstrong's book on the Crusades: after having read two others books by members of either side of this multi-century conflict. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Herbert L Calhoun
We are regularly exposed to the highlights or key taglines of religous historical points...the crusades existed as chivalrous and bloody periods, the first immigrants to the United... Read morePublished on January 22, 2012 by JudithB