Amanpour and Company

Karen Armstrong Discusses Violence and Religious Texts

Clip: 11/01/2019 | 2m 51s Video has closed captioning.

Religion scholar Karen Armstrong is a former Catholic nun who rose to prominence after 9/11, when she was able to do what few others would, or could: explain Islam to an angry and terrified West. She joins the program to talk about her new book and her amazing life story, from religious nun to secular scripture expert.

Aired: 11/01/19

Rating: NR

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