"An emotive, spiritually intimate, and often quite moving memoir...written with affection, some humor, and bittersweet regret."--Kirkus Reviews
"A scrupulous record of one woman's spiritual journey, excellently written and profoundly moving."--Cosmopolitan
About the Author
After leaving her religious order in 1969, Karen Armstrong took a degree at Oxford University and taught modern literature. She has since become one of the world's foremost commentators on religious affairs; her most recent book is The Battle for God. A teacher at the Leo Baeck College for the Study of Judaism and the Training of Rabbis and Teachers, and an honorary members of the Association of Muslim Social Sciences, she lives in London.