‘Don’t restrict compassion to own group:’ Karen Armstrong | Vancouver Sun

‘Don’t restrict compassion to own group:’ Karen Armstrong | Vancouver SunEven though she criticizes religious leaders for turning their backs on compassion, famed author Karen Armstrong stood up for Buddha, Jesus, Confucius and other luminaries during her extended visit to Metro Vancouver.

The author of many best-selling books, including The History of God, responded to complaints religion has been a source of violence by telling a Simon Fraser University audience this week to not forget secular movements have also been destructive.

–snip– Her visit is sponsored by a diverse collection of organizations, including … the Ismaili Centre.

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