Karen Armstrong

The 21st annual Festival of Faith will address pathways to nonviolence.
So, what is the world you want to live in? It seems that the first step each one of us can do is simple. It just takes the decision to do it. Transforming our passion into compassion.
In the 13th century, the Italian town of Lucera was a Muslim island in a sea of Christendom. Here Frederick II, the head
These "economies" of people coming together to create, share, give, and add value are spreading organically around the globe as more and more members of all generations strive to create a world where everyone can participate and all can thrive.
While I love his wish, I say let's take it a step further: Let's give His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, the gift of global compassion education by mainstreaming compassion training in schools, communities and businesses around the world.
One of the core tenets of the postmodern theory that swept through academia since the middle of the last century was an assertion of moral relativism.
While the West has taken for granted the cultural complexity it has built over the centuries, it should not assume that everyone is ready to assimilate into it without proper guidance.
Welcome to this week’s ALL TOGETHER, the podcast dedicated to exploring how religious ideas and spiritual practice inform
“We’re wired for compassion and what we would hope for and work toward is compassionate energy and action becoming an increasing
Are we compassionate only to our children, house plants and those who pay us well or smile back at us at the customer service counter? Is compassion bigger than this?
We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness
We've become intolerant of doubt, especially self-doubt: we don't know how to live with the notion that we might be mistaken while continuing to strive to be reasonable.
"Once you do it, everything falls into place," Armstrong continues. "I think the fact that every single one of the world's
I do not think my experience is unusual. Most of us first hear about God at about the same time as we are told about Santa
Music is a language of energy, a "vibe" of emotions and joy. It speaks to our core desires and feelings. It spans language barriers and political borders, making it a powerful means through which humans can connect.
What an honor to be up here for this roast of Joan Brown Campbell. Look at her everyone - such pretty eyes, such a nice smile - she just looks so sweet. Well, don't be fooled.