Karen Armstrong

Karen Armstrong

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The Story Of God was the most recently released book by Karen Armstrong, on October 23rd, 2022.

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Karen Armstrong Stats: The highest rated book by Karen Armstrong on Book Notification is Fields of Blood, a Non-Fiction book. The second-highest rated book is The Spiral Staircase (Karen Armstrong Biographies & Memoirs #2).

The most read book by Karen Armstrong on Book Notification is A History of God, a Non-Fiction book. The second most read book is The Lost Art of Scripture, a Non-Fiction book.

Below is a complete list of Karen Armstrong books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Beginning the World
1983
2
The First Christian
1983
3
The Gospel According to Woman
1986
4
Holy War
1988
5
The English Mystics of the Fourteenth Century
1991
6
The End of Silence
1993
7
4
A History of God
1993
8
Visions of God
1994
9
Jerusalem
1996
10
In the Beginning
1996
11
Shifting Ground and Cultural Bodies
1999
12
The Battle for God
2000
13
Faith After 11 September
2002
14
The Great Transformation
2006
15
The Case for God
2009
16
The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to The Hebrews
2010
17
Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life
2010
18
A Letter To Pakistan
2011
19
10
Fields of Blood
2014
20
The Lost Art of Scripture
2019
21
Sacred Nature
2022
22
The Story Of God
2022

List of Biographies & Memoirs in Publication Order

List of Books That Changed the World Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Thomas Paine's Rights of Man ( By: Christopher Hitchens)
2006
2
The Qur'an: A Biography (By: Bruce B. Lawrence)
The Qur'an: A Biography (By: Bruce B. Lawrence)
2006
3
Darwin's Origin of Species: A Biography (By: Janet Browne)
2006
4
Plato's Republic (By: Simon Blackburn)
Plato's Republic (By: Simon Blackburn)
2006
5
On The Wealth of Nations (By: P.J. O'Rourke)
2006
6
Homer's the Iliad and the Odyssey (By: Alberto Manguel)
Homer's the Iliad and the Odyssey (By: Alberto Manguel)
2007
7
The Bible
2007
8
The Qur'an (By: Bruce B. Lawrence)
The Qur'an (By: Bruce B. Lawrence)
2007
9
Darwin's Origin of Species (By: Janet Browne)
Darwin's Origin of Species (By: Janet Browne)
2007
10
Plato's Republic (By: Simon Blackburn)
Plato's Republic (By: Simon Blackburn)
2007
11
Clausewitz's on War (By: Hew Strachan)
Clausewitz's on War (By: Hew Strachan)
2007
12
Marx's Das Kapital (By: Francis Wheen)
2007
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List of Canongate's The Myths Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
A Short History of Myth
2004
2
Lion's Honey: The Myth of Samson (By: David Grossman)
2005
3
7.5
The Penelopiad (By: Margaret Atwood)
2005
4
6
Weight (By: Jeanette Winterson)
2005
5
The Helmet of Horror (By: Victor Pelevin)
The Helmet of Horror (By: Victor Pelevin)
2005
6
Where Three Roads Meet (By: Salley Vickers)
2005
7
Binu and the Great Wall (By: Su Tong)
2006
8
Baba Yaga Laid an Egg (By: Dubravka Ugrešić)
Baba Yaga Laid an Egg (By: Dubravka Ugrešić)
2007
9
The Goddess Chronicle (By: Natsuo Kirino)
2013
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List of Eminent Lives Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Muhammad: A Prophet for Our Time
1991
2
Ulysses S. Grant: The Unlikely Hero (By: Michael Korda)
2004
3
George Balanchine (By: Robert Gottlieb)
George Balanchine (By: Robert Gottlieb)
2004
4
Beethoven (By: Edmund Morris)
2005
5
Thomas Jefferson ( By: Christopher Hitchens)
2005
6
Caravaggio ( By: Francine Prose)
2005
7
Alexander the Great (By: Norman F. Cantor)
2005
8
Freud (By: Peter D. Kramer)
2006
9
Francis Crick (By: Matt Ridley)
2006
10
Alexis de Tocqueville (By: Joseph Epstein)
Alexis de Tocqueville (By: Joseph Epstein)
2006
11
Shakespeare (By: Bill Bryson)
2007
12
Machiavelli (By: Ross King)
2007
13
George Washington (By: Paul Johnson)
2009
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List of Icons Books in Publication Order

List of Modern Library Chronicles Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
California (By: Kevin Starr)
California (By: Kevin Starr)
1980
2
Communism (By: Richard Pipes)
Communism (By: Richard Pipes)
1994
3
London (By: A.N. Wilson)
London (By: A.N. Wilson)
1995
4
The Balkans (By: Mark Mazower)
The Balkans (By: Mark Mazower)
2000
5
The German Empire (By: Michael Sturmer)
The German Empire (By: Michael Sturmer)
2000
6
The Catholic Church (By: Hans Küng)
The Catholic Church (By: Hans Küng)
2001
7
Peoples and Empires (By: Anthony Pagden)
Peoples and Empires (By: Anthony Pagden)
2001
8
Hitler and the Holocaust (By: Robert S. Wistrich)
Hitler and the Holocaust (By: Robert S. Wistrich)
2001
9
Law in America (By: Lawrence M. Friedman)
Law in America (By: Lawrence M. Friedman)
2002
10
The American Revolution (By: Gordon S. Wood)
2002
11
Inventing Japan: 1853-1964 (By: Ian Buruma)
2003
12
The Americas (By: Felipe Fernández-Armesto)
The Americas (By: Felipe Fernández-Armesto)
2003
13
The Boys' Crusade (By: Paul Fussell)
2003
14
The Reformation (By: Patrick Collinson)
The Reformation (By: Patrick Collinson)
2003
15
The Company (By: Adrian Wooldridge, John Micklethwait)
The Company (By: Adrian Wooldridge, John Micklethwait)
2003
16
The Age of Shakespeare (By: Frank Kermode)
The Age of Shakespeare (By: Frank Kermode)
2004
17
The Age of Napoleon (By: Alistair Horne)
2004
18
Infinite Ascent: A Short History of Mathematics (By: David Berlinski)
2004
19
Evolution (By: Edward J. Larson)
2004
20
Nazism and War (By: Richard Bessel)
Nazism and War (By: Richard Bessel)
2004
21
The City (By: Joel Kotkin)
The City (By: Joel Kotkin)
2005
22
A Short History of Medicine (By: F. González-Crussí)
A Short History of Medicine (By: F. González-Crussí)
2006
23
Storm from the East: The Struggle Between the Arab World & the Christian West (By: Milton Viorst)
2006
24
Baseball (By: George Vecsey)
2006
25
The Hellenistic Age (By: Peter Green)
The Hellenistic Age (By: Peter Green)
2007
26
Prehistory: The Making of the Human Mind (By: Colin Renfrew)
2007
27
The Renaissance (By: Paul Johnson)
2007
28
Islam
2007
29
The Christian World (By: Martin E. Marty)
The Christian World (By: Martin E. Marty)
2008
30
Dangerous Games: The Uses and Abuses of History (By: Margaret MacMillan)
2008
31
The Romantic Revolution (By: Timothy C.W. Blanning)
The Romantic Revolution (By: Timothy C.W. Blanning)
2010
32
6
The Korean War (By: Bruce Cumings)
2010
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List of Penguin Lives Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Abraham Lincoln (By: Thomas Keneally)
1960
2
Mao Zedong: A Life (By: Jonathan D. Spence)
Mao Zedong: A Life (By: Jonathan D. Spence)
1999
3
Mozart: A Life (By: Peter Gay)
Mozart: A Life (By: Peter Gay)
1999
4
Marcel Proust (By: Edmund White)
1999
5
Crazy Horse (By: Larry McMurtry)
1999
6
Saint Augustine (By: Garry Wills)
1999
7
James Joyce (By: Edna O'Brien)
1999
8
Rosa Parks (By: Douglas Brinkley)
2000
9
Virginia Woolf (By: Nigel Nicolson)
Virginia Woolf (By: Nigel Nicolson)
2000
10
Woodrow Wilson (By: Louis Auchincloss)
Woodrow Wilson (By: Louis Auchincloss)
2000
11
Herman Melville (By: Elizabeth Hardwick)
Herman Melville (By: Elizabeth Hardwick)
2000
12
Leonardo da Vinci: A Life (By: Sherwin B. Nuland)
Leonardo da Vinci: A Life (By: Sherwin B. Nuland)
2000
13
Dante (By: R.W.B. Lewis)
Dante (By: R.W.B. Lewis)
2001
14
Jane Austen: A Life (By: Carol Shields)
2001
15
Buddha
2001
16
Simone Weil (By: Francine du Plessix Gray)
Simone Weil (By: Francine du Plessix Gray)
2001
17
Andy Warhol: A Biography (By: Wayne Koestenbaum)
Andy Warhol: A Biography (By: Wayne Koestenbaum)
2001
18
Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Life (By: Marshall Frady)
Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Life (By: Marshall Frady)
2001
19
Joseph Smith (By: Robert V. Remini)
2002
20
Winston Churchill: A Life (By: John Keegan)
2002
21
Pope John XXIII (By: Thomas Cahill)
2002
22
Charles Dickens (By: Jane Smiley)
2002
23
Elvis Presley (By: Bobbie Ann Mason)
2002
24
Saint Therese of Lisieux (By: Kathryn Harrison)
2003
25
Robert E. Lee (By: Roy Blount Jr.)
Robert E. Lee (By: Roy Blount Jr.)
2003
26
Frank Lloyd Wright: A Life (By: Ada Louise Huxtable)
Frank Lloyd Wright: A Life (By: Ada Louise Huxtable)
2004
27
George Herbert Walker Bush (By: Tom Wicker)
2004
28
Napoleon (By: Paul Johnson)
2006
29
Julia Child (By: Laura Shapiro)
2007
30
Joan of Arc (By: Mary Gordon)
Joan of Arc (By: Mary Gordon)
2008
31
Martin Luther (By: Martin E. Marty)
Martin Luther (By: Martin E. Marty)
2008
32
Branch Rickey: A Life (By: Jimmy Breslin)
Branch Rickey: A Life (By: Jimmy Breslin)
2011
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List of Karen Armstrong Anthologies in Publication Order

Karen Armstrong: Biography

Karen Armstrong was born on November 14th, 1944 and is currently 79 years old. Karen Armstrong was born in Wildmoor, Worcestershire.

Karen Armstrong is probably best known for their Non-Fiction Books. There are currently 22 books available. The first was released in 1983 with the book Beginning the World. The most recently released book was The Story Of God which was released in 2022. There are no upcoming non-fiction books by Karen at this time.

Karen Armstrong has also written the Biographies & Memoirs series which has 3 books including Through the Narrow Gate and Muhammad: A Prophet for Our Time.

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Karen Armstrong: F.A.Q

When was Karen Armstrong Born? How old is Karen Armstrong?

Karen Armstrong was born on November 14th, 1944. Karen Armstrong is currently 79 years old.

Where was Karen Armstrong Born?

Karen Armstrong was born in Wildmoor, Worcestershire, .

What was the first book Karen Armstrong wrote?

The first novel written by Karen Armstrong was Through the Narrow Gate, published in 1981.

What was the most recent book Karen Armstrong wrote?

Their most recently released work was The Story Of God on October 23rd, 2022.

Will there be any more books by Karen Armstrong?

Karen Armstrong does not have any upcoming books with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Karen Armstrong written?

Karen Armstrong has written 30 books across 13 series.
  • 22 Non-Fiction Books
  • 3 Biographies & Memoirs
  • 1 book in the Books That Changed the World Series
  • 1 book in the Canongate's The Myths Series
  • 1 book in the Eminent Lives Series
  • 1 book in the Icons Series
  • 1 book in the Modern Library Chronicles Series
  • 1 book in the Penguin Lives Series

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