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Karen Armstrong: Leading a Compassionate Life

April 11 @ 7:30 pm

The Ware Lecture on Peacemaking

Karen Armstrong, Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, is a historian of world religions whose books have been translated into 45 languages.

A former Catholic nun who left the convent to study literature, Armstrong is an authority on world faiths, religious fundamentalism and monotheism. She was appointed to the High Level Group of the UN Alliance of Civilizations to diagnose the causes of religious extremism. Subsequently,she was awarded the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Medal.

When: Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Where: Leffler Chapel and Performance Center, Elizabethtown College

This event is free but required tickets available at lecturetickets@etown.edu or calling 717-361-4757

 

Sponsored by Judy S. and Paul W. Ware and Elizabethtown College’s Center for Global Understanding and Peacemaking

For further information contact wolfk@etown.edu

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April 11
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7:30 pm
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Leffler Chapel and Performance Center
1 Alpha Dr
Elizabethtown, PA 17022 United States
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