Armstrong, Karen (Anderson)
ARMSTRONG, Karen (Anderson)
ARMSTRONG, Karen (Anderson). British, b. 1944. Genres: Theology/Religion, Autobiography/Memoirs. Career: Writer and historian. Writer and presenter of The First Christian (6-part documentary TV series on the life of St. Paul), 1984. Publications: Through the Narrow Gate (autobiography), 1981; Beginning the World (autobiography), 1983; The Gospel According to Woman: Christianity's Creation of the Sex War in the West, 1986; Holy War: The Crusades and Their Impact on Today's World, 1988; Muhammad: A Biography of the Prophet, 1992; A History of God: The 4,000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, 1993; The Battle for God, 2000; Islam: A Short History, 2000; Jerusalem: One City, Three Faiths, 1996; Buddha, 2001; The Spiral Staircase, 2004. EDITOR: Tongues of Fire: An Anthology of Religious and Poetic Experience, 1985; (and trans.) The English Mystics of the Fourteenth Century, 1991. Address: c/o Curtis Brown Agency, 10 Astor Pl, New York, NY 10003, U.S.A.