Best-selling author and renowned religious scholar Karen Armstrong presents a concise and articulate history of Islam, the world's fastest-growing faith. Beginning with the Prophet Muhammad's flight from Medina and concluding with an examination of modern Islamic practices and concerns, Armstrong delivers an unbiased overview. She contends that no religion is more feared and misunderstood by the Western world as Islam, and firmly challenges the notion that these two civilizations are on a collision course.
Though you may know Karen Armstrong from the popular audiobooks The Case for God, Islam: A Short History (Modern Library Chronicles) and Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life, Armstrong is actually one of the most renowned History, Religion & Spirituality and Nonfiction authors in our catalog. In total, we carry 9 audiobooks from Armstrong on AudioBookStore.com, with the latest Self Development title being: Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life. Buddha was added to our catalog in 2005, making it the author's oldest audiobook available on our website, while The Case for God is the most popular and bestselling audiobook from Armstrong. Enjoy over 83 hours of audiobook listening from Armstrong, among the 9 audiobooks we have available. With such a wide variety of audiobooks, we know you're sure to enjoy History books from Karen Armstrong. Armstrong was born on November 14, 1944 in Wildmoor, Worcestershire, The United Kingdom. For more audiobooks and information on Karen Armstrong, please visit her page on AudiobookStore.com: Karen Armstrong audiobooks.